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Nicholas Luckman

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Practice Director

Nick is the Practice Director at Wilberforce Chambers and has held senior management positions for over 20 years.

Nick works closely with the Management Board and clerking team to deliver a high level of service to all our clients. He is responsible for instigating and delivering agreed business strategies; maintaining and developing client relationships, as well as managing and leading the clerking team. He has specialist experience in delivering professional services to domestic, international and offshore legal markets.

The 2021 edition of Chambers & Partners describes Nick as “very smooth and user-friendly“. He and head practice manager Mark Rushton earn praise from interviewees who note that they “always try to accommodate us and to help out where they can“.

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 has the following to say; “always a pleasure to deal with”, practice director Nicholas Luckman “has no rival” at the Bar. Together with head practice manager Mark Rushton, Luckman runs “a very slick operation” that befits the calibre of the set’s members.

The 2020 edition of Chambers & Partners describes Nick as “hands-on, efficient and committed to offering great service”, along with being “a very smooth operator”. 

The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 said Chambers “has grown and gone from strength to strength” since the “solutions driven” Nicholas Luckman was appointed as practice director. Luckman (“a stalwart in the offshore legal world”) and head practice manager Mark Rushton are “both responsive and sensitive to client needs and oversee a commercially focused clerks’ room”. The 2019 edition of Chambers & Partners notes “the combination of practice director Nicholas Luckman and head clerk Mark Rushton is really stellar.” 

Nick holds a Masters in Business  (MBA) from Henley Business School. He is a member of the Institute of Directors, The International Bar Association (IBA) and INSOL International. Nick is also an Associate Member of JUSTICE.

In 2019, Nick became a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Accredited Mediator.

In 2020, he became a Business Board Member of Support Through Court.