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Luke Woolley
Luke Woolley
Luke Woolley Partner
o: Canberra

Luke Woolley


About Luke

Luke advises on Commonwealth statutory classes of insurance and administrative law. He regularly appears in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in merits review proceedings and the Federal Court of Australia in judicial review proceedings.

Luke is listed in the AFR's Best Lawyers in Australia 2019 list for Government Practice.

What he does

Luke's expertise lies in providing strategic litigation and claims management advice. He advises on matters of liability, quantum and settlement prospects and works closely with his clients to develop solutions for effective claims resolution. He is skilled in using a range of alternate dispute resolution processes and has also completed secondments with key Commonwealth clients of the firm.

Who he works with

Luke advises and represents Commonwealth Government departments and agencies, insurers and self-insured licensees.


Luke has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Australian National University.

Life before Sparkes

Luke joined the firm as a law graduate in 2008. Before that he undertook a placement at the Welfare Rights and Legal Centre in Canberra, and worked briefly for a sole practitioner.

Life outside of Sparkes

Luke is trying his best to adjust to the life of sleep deprivation that comes with being a new parent. On weekends he loves socialising with friends and family and enjoys getting outdoors in and around the Canberra region.

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