Luke Clements is the Cerebra Professor of Law at Cardiff University and is a solicitor with Scott-Moncrieff & Associates Ltd. He has had conduct of many cases before the European Commission and Court of Human Rights and continues to act in an advisory capacity for many complaints to the Court. Luke is a Vice President of the Spinal Injuries Association.
He has drafted a number of Private Members Bills (and 10 Minute Rule Bills) aimed at improving the rights of people experiencing social exclusion in which capacity he helped draft and pilot through Parliament the Carers (Recognition and Services) Act 1995 and the Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004.
Luke's academic research and litigation experience is primarily concerned with the rights of people who experience social exclusion, including Travellers, disabled people and their carers.
He has written widely; his books (jointly written) include: Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook (Legal Action Group) 2010; Community Care and the Law (Legal Action Group 5th ed) 2011; and Carers and their Rights (Carers UK) 2010. For full details visit the Publications page.