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Luke Ashby

Year of Call: 2007
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Telephone: 01202 292 102

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Clinical Negligence

Luke appears for Claimants in clinical negligence claims involving serious and life changing injuries.  Luke’s experience extends to claims involving significant damages for loss of earnings and care which extend to several hundred thousand pounds or more.

Examples of cases include:

  • Acting for the Claimant in a case of negligent treatment resulting in the unnecessary removal of a kidney.  Favourable settlement secured.
  • Acting for the Claimant in a fatal accident and dependency claim valued at more than £100,000.
  • Articles
    • Conducting effective remote hearings in the time of Covid – a guide by Luke Ashby

      A recent survey, conducted by 3PB’s Luke Ashby and Albion Chambers Kate Brunner QC for the Western Circuit, showed a 75% decrease in the number of hearings and a 58% reduction in work done by the Bar. Luke Ashby now offers some practical guidance on:
      •what legal professionals can do to ensure remote hearings in the Civil Justice System are both effective and fair; and
      •identifying the main barriers to a remote hearing and how to overcome them.

      View Article
  • Recommendations

    Luke Ashby acts for claimants and defendants in a range of catastrophic injury claims, including those arising from accidents at work and on the road. His broad expertise encompasses cases involving fractures, amputations and psychological injuries.
    Strengths: "He is very forensic and has a real eye for detail. He can tackle those difficult points of law and find good solutions." "A very effective cross-examiner."
    Recent work: Instructed in a multi-track case involving a hard-fought liability dispute as a result of an accident at work.

    Chambers UK 2022/Personal Injury/Western Bar

    ‘He has a forensic eye for detail and leaves no stone unturned.’

    Legal 500 2022/Personal injury/Western Circuit

    ‘Excellent with clients. Very user-friendly. Sharp on the law, but sees the bigger picture. Top drawer negotiator. Always really well prepared and knows their areas. Also very good at retrieving potentially lost-cause situations.’
    "Luke Ashby deals with life-changing injuries and fatal accidents and has a specialist counter-fraud practice."

    Legal 500 2021/Personal injury/Leading Junior/Western Circuit

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  • The Legal 500 - Leading Junior 2022 Logo
  • Chambers & Partners - Leading Junior 2022 Logo

Chambers and Partners rankings

  • Leading Junior 2022

Legal 500 rankings

  • Leading Junior 2022

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • Deputy District Judge (Civil)
  • Fee-Paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber)
  • Pupil supervisor
  • Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)
  • LLB - 2:1

Professional bodies

  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
  • Western Circuit