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“Luke dealt with the issue in a calm, professional manner resulting in a comprehensive rebuke of the claim.”

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“Luke was incredibly empathetic and supportive. His care and carefulness with my case shone through and he made the situation much easier because I knew he was fighting my corner.”

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“The team at Ellis Jones has a fantastic knowledge of their subject and a real empathy for clients, I would always recommend them”

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“One of the best litigation firms in Dorset, Hampshire and the South-West”

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“Ellis Jones is one of the leading firms for Commercial litigation in the South-West.”

Commercial Litigation – Legal 500 2023

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“Ellis Jones are the premium firm for commercial litigation in the South of England.”

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My Approach

I strive to provide concise, practical and commercially sound advice. Whilst I understand the benefits of and promote early settlement to my clients, I appreciate that this may not always be appropriate for some disputes, and am prepared to deliver pragmatic and strategic advice throughout litigation proceedings.

Area of Expertise

• Contractual disputes.
• Commercial debt and asset recovery.
• Advising on all aspects of motor finance litigation in respect of both regulated and unregulated finance agreements including consumer credit matters.
• Insolvency work including preparing for, presenting and concluding bankruptcy and winding-up proceedings.
• Interim applications including applications to strike out claims and defences, amend statements of case, set aside judgments and summary judgments.
• Enforcement of court judgments.

Recent Work

• Advising large captive motor finance companies on all aspects of motor finance litigation including consumer credit matters involving wrongful interference claims, unfair relationship and satisfactory quality disputes.
• Advising FTSE 250 finance houses in the recovery of debt and assets.
• Achieving favorable settlement in a commercial dispute by raising liability limiting arguments following the client’s breach of contract.
• Acting for a FTSE 250 company in robustly defending a meritless claim brought by their licensee, who sought damages following the client’s alleged breach of the licence, concluding in the claim being struck out together with costs for the client.
• Acting for a vulnerable tenant in defending a possession claim raised by its social landlord involving the instruction of a single joint expert.
• Achieving the agreed sale of a residential property and occupational rent for a joint owner following its disputed sale through pre-litigation negotiation.
• Advising both landlords and tenants involved in disputes concerning the payment of rent arrears.
• Advising landlords and trustees of bankruptcy seeking to obtain a possession order in respect of residential property.

Professional Associations & Qualifications

• Qualified as a solicitor in March 2023
• Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
• LLB (Hons) Law Degree

My Approach

I strive to provide concise, practical and commercially sound advice. Whilst I understand the benefits of and promote early settlement to my clients, I appreciate that this may not always be appropriate for some disputes, and am prepared to deliver pragmatic and strategic advice throughout litigation proceedings.

Area of Expertise

• Contractual disputes.
• Commercial debt and asset recovery.
• Advising on all aspects of motor finance litigation in respect of both regulated and unregulated finance agreements including consumer credit matters.
• Insolvency work including preparing for, presenting and concluding bankruptcy and winding-up proceedings.
• Interim applications including applications to strike out claims and defences, amend statements of case, set aside judgments and summary judgments.
• Enforcement of court judgments.

Recent Work

• Advising large captive motor finance companies on all aspects of motor finance litigation including consumer credit matters involving wrongful interference claims, unfair relationship and satisfactory quality disputes.
• Advising FTSE 250 finance houses in the recovery of debt and assets.
• Achieving favorable settlement in a commercial dispute by raising liability limiting arguments following the client’s breach of contract.
• Acting for a FTSE 250 company in robustly defending a meritless claim brought by their licensee, who sought damages following the client’s alleged breach of the licence, concluding in the claim being struck out together with costs for the client.
• Acting for a vulnerable tenant in defending a possession claim raised by its social landlord involving the instruction of a single joint expert.
• Achieving the agreed sale of a residential property and occupational rent for a joint owner following its disputed sale through pre-litigation negotiation.
• Advising both landlords and tenants involved in disputes concerning the payment of rent arrears.
• Advising landlords and trustees of bankruptcy seeking to obtain a possession order in respect of residential property.

Professional Associations & Qualifications

• Qualified as a solicitor in March 2023
• Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
• LLB (Hons) Law Degree

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