Prior to coming to the Bar, Lukas Hamilton Eddy worked in a number of foreign legal jurisdictions.
This included a placement at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague. Here, as part of a team, he assisted in drafting the judgment in the trial of former Serb General, Ratko Mladic.
Following this he also spent a number of months working at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in Fiji, preparing respondent submissions in major appeal cases.
Since joining Chambers, Lukas Hamilton Eddy has established and developed an extensive personal injury practice. He regularly appears at trial for Claimants and Defendants in Fast Track work. In his paperwork practice he advises in relation to liability, quantum, procedure and settlement as well as drafting pleadings. His broad experience encompasses road traffic accidents, employers’ liability, Highways Act and other public liability claims. He is well versed in credit hire and has represented interested parties at inquests in the Coroner’s Court.
Tying into his Regulatory experience, insurance fraud is a particular interest and he has provided training to leading solicitor and insurer clients considering the different legal remedies available to counter the growing prevalence of staged accidents, exaggerated personal injury claims and low velocity impact collisions. At trial he has frequently dealt with cases in which fundamental dishonesty is alleged.
Joseph Priestly Award, Inner Temple
National Accident Helpline Future Legal Mind Essay Prize, winner, 2015
Kalisher Trust Essay Prize, second place, 2017
MA (hons), University of St Andrews
LLB (hons), City University London
BPTC, City University London