Luke joined Hamel-Smith in September 2005 and practised as an Instructing Attorney in the area of intellectual property, with a focus on the prosecution of complex trademark refusals by the Intellectual Property Office. His main objective was resolving significant commercial disputes, particularly matters involving Intellectual Property, Telecommunications Law; and general litigation.
After ten (10) years in the Dispute & Risk Management Department, Luke joined the Transactional Department where he is now a Partner. Luke has comprehensive experience in dealing with issues relating to general commercial law, banking and financial services as well as telecommunications.
Author: “Blockchain – The Death of a Middle Man” featured in the July 28, 2019 T&T Guardian newspaper;
Author: “New Proposed Trade Mark Legislation in Trinidad and Tobago“, “Raising Capital through Trade Marks”, “Do Patients have a Right to their Medical Records”, and “Court Annexed Mediation Comes to Trinidad & Tobago”
2005: PgDip. Legal Studies, College of Law, London, U.K.
2002: Associates Degree in the Recording Arts, Full Sail University, FL. USA
1999: LL.B (Hons.) University of Bristol, U.K.