Luke Ridge is a Paralegal in our Housing Department.
Luke graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2016 with an honours degree in Law. Before joining Swain & Co Solicitors Luke was a generalist adviser at the Citizens Advice Bureau where he gave advice in areas such as Welfare Benefits, Employment Law and Housing.
Joining the Housing Department in Havant as a Trainee Lawyer; Luke is gaining experience working in the legal sector. He carries a caseload of files including homelessness and possession on grounds of rent arrears and anti-social behaviour.
Luke enjoys conducting advocacy on behalf of clients in the County Court and assists clients at the Portsmouth County Court Housing Court Desk on days when possession claims are listed. He enjoys the fast-paced nature of providing advice at the Court Desk when instructions need to be taken a short time before representing clients in court.
Outside of work Luke enjoys baking cakes and Geocaching.