Luke Furness

Luke Furness

Senior Associate
Clayton Utz

Luke Furness a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation team at Clayton Utz. He specialises in all types of disputes with a particular focus on tax and duties disputes.

Luke is also the former CEO (and current board director) at Out for Australia, a national LGBTIQ+ student mentoring not-for-profit. In his time at Out for Australia, Luke was involved in pairing over 1000 students with volunteer mentors, who supported students to transition into the workforce. Luke has contributed to a number of publications and interviews for ABC Radio, Lawyers Weekly, and Wellness Daily. He is also a regular presenter on diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has spoken at major functions for Brisbane City Council, Suncorp, Commonwealth Bank, and Aurizon.

Luke graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws before completing his Master of Laws at the University of Sydney in 2016.