Luke Nelson

Year of Call: 2017
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Telephone: 01202 292 102

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Property and Estates

Luke has experience dealing with various property matters. He has a particular interest in matters arising out of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA).

He is particularly comfortable dealing possession orders against persons unknown and is conversant with the issues regarding possession orders and injunctions for land not yet trespassed upon raised in Secretary of State for EFRA v Meier [2009] UKSC 11.

Luke’s recent work incudes:

  • Advising and advocating on issues in relation to TOLATA and other co-ownership disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Relief from forfeiture
  • Proprietary estoppel
  • Advising on and attending hearings for injunctive relief
  • Mortgage possessions
  • Mortgage applications
  • Interim possession orders
  • Possession orders & injunctions against persons unknown.


‘Thank you for this morning. You made it easy for me to understand the process, and in agreeing the sensible items prior to the hearing, made it more straightforward.‘
Client, financial remedies proceedings

“Luke is an excellent communicator and builds a great rapport with clients. He has a professional and approachable manner, which places any client at ease in often difficult circumstances. Luke has been able to drill down the issues within a case and approach those in a methodical and academic manner which has resulted in a first class service and result for the client overall. ”
Eleanor Wood, Goughs Solicitors

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Academic qualifications

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


  • 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