Luke Nelson

Year of Call: 2017
Email Address: luke.nelson@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 01202 292 102

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Personal Injury

Luke Nelson regularly represents both claimants and defendants on fast and small track personal injury claims in road traffic accidents, occupiers liability and employers liability disputes.

He has experience dealing with the following:

  • Small claims track trials, including arguments on unreasonable behaviour costs under civil procedure rule 27.14
  • Fast track trials
  • Applications to set aside judgment
  • Applications for relief from sanctions
  • Applications for costs on discontinuance
  • Applications for costs following re-allocation
  • Infant or protected party approval hearings
  • Stage 3 hearings

Luke has also undertaken the following types of written work:

  • Advice on quantum
  • Drafting pleadings
  • Advising on prospects of success
  • Advising on appropriate Part 36 offers
  • Drafting skeleton arguments

Recent feedback on his personal injury work includes:

“We instructed Luke to represent our client with regard to a matter whereby the negligent driver's insurer refused to satisfy a Judgment under s.151 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. The opposition's stance was based on the fact they believed that they were not provided valid notice pursuant to s.152 of the same Act. Luke was honest and excelled at the hearing; acquiring us the result we wanted.”  Senior paralegal, claimant solicitors

“Luke did an outstanding job for me in court this morning… real credit to chambers. I look forward to instructing him again in the future. Thank you for introducing him to me and the firm.” Partner, regional solicitors

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Academic qualifications

  • University of Gloucestershire (2 year fast-track LLB) - First Class

Scholarships

  • Provost’s Award For Excellence, University of Law, BPTC 2017
  • Law Prize for Outstanding Achievement, University of Gloucestershire, 2017
  • Finalist, Lincoln’s Inn Inter-Provider Mooting Competition, 2017
  • Undergraduate Team Award, National Client Interviewing Competition, 2016
  • Sir Thomas More Bursary, Lincoln’s Inn, 2016
  • Neuberger Prize, Lincoln’s Inn, 2015

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • University of Law (BPTC), Birmingham - Very Competent

Professional bodies

  • Lincoln’s Inn