Luke Chapman


Telephone

(02) 9236 8667

Email

luke.chapman@stjames.net.au

Areas of Practice

Corporate winding-up proceedings and related debt recovery actions

Bankruptcy proceedings, including entry into PIAS and Pt. X. agreements

Proceedings brought under Australian Consumer Law

Real Property Disputes

Defamation

Professional Negligence

AML/CTF Law

Confiscation proceedings - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth) & Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 (NSW)

Attendance at Compulsory Examinations

Forfeiture Applications

Qualifications

DLaw (LPAB)

LLM (UNSW)

About

Luke Chapman has a broad-ranging practice encompassing all areas of commercial litigation.

He also has experience appearing in the Independent Commission Against Corruption, defamation trials and white-collar crime matters.

Luke maintains a current Commonwealth Security Clearance, NV 1 (Secret).

Luke is also a Captain in the Australian Army Legal Corps.

Luke Chapman's CV is available here.

Background

Previously, Luke was a Senior Litigation Lawyer in the Proceeds of Crime Taskforce of the Australian Federal Police, where he developed a particular expertise in confiscation proceedings, as well as anti-money laundering (AML/CTF) regulation and enforcement.

Luke was also a Senior Associate at Henry Davis York Lawyers for over 6 years, practising principally in commercial litigation and insolvency.

In 2006, Luke served as Tipstaff to The Hon. Mr. Justice K.R. Handley AO OStJ QC of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.