Luke Golding

Luke Golding

Luke is one of the Partners at Travlaw, who largely focuses his time in the Commercial Department.

In his time at Travlaw, Luke has developed a broad range of experience in advising the travel industry in relation to a wide variety of complex commercial and employment law issues and is now recognised as a stand out “go to” lawyer for the industry.

In a commercial context, Luke regularly advises clients on a range of regulatory and commercial matters. Ranging from guiding companies through the legal and regulatory challenges involved in setting up a travel business in the UK, to advising clients on the nuanced complexities of the Package Travel Regulations, ATOL, trading as a Principal or an Agent and advising clients in complex contractual disputes. Luke regularly drafts and advises upon a wide variety of contractual documents, such as agency agreements, supplier contracts, wholesale agreements etc. and performs intricate contract negotiations on behalf of clients. Luke has also gained a great deal of experience in advising clients on data protection matters, including advising upon and assisting clients in complying with the GDPR.

In an employment context, Luke advises clients on issues such as restrictive covenants, discipline, dismissal and redundancy procedures, parental rights and discrimination. Luke has also experienced a great deal of success in defending clients in the Employment Tribunal (covering issues ranging from wrongful and unfair dismissal, pregnancy and maternity and disability and discrimination to holiday pay claims).

Away from the desk Luke also regularly speaks at various travel industry seminars and events, on a wide range of legal matters.

In 2018 Luke was selected as one of TTG’s 30 Under 30 Tomorrow’s Travlaw Leaders.
Luke prides himself on being able to deliver clear solutions to complex legal problems and his knowledge and experience means that he is able to provide sound business-focused advice on a wide range of travel law issues and regulatory matters.
“Being part of the team at Travlaw is an absolute pleasure, the dynamic and ethos of the team helps to create a fantastic working environment. Everybody gets on so well and there is a real desire to ensure that we provide our clients with the best possible service.”

My favourite place

The temptation here is to name a place that is very cultural and mature but, in all honesty, my favourite place is Florida, USA. I am very much a big kid and thoroughly enjoy the theme parks of Orlando but the main draw is my beloved Tampa Bay Buccaneers and taking in a game at Raymond James Stadium.

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