Brian Bolton

Special Counsel

Qualifications: LLB


Brian is an experienced lawyer, qualified in both the UK and Australia, specialising in personal injury litigation generally, with particular focus on workers’ compensation and employer’s liability matters. A speciality of Brian's is toxic torts, including asbestos and silicosis litigation.

Prior to being admitted to practice, Brian was a senior claims officer with a major national insurer in Western Australia and New South Wales.

Over the last 20 years, Brian has acted for major insurer clients in litigated matters in relation to:

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Asbestos litigation
  • Silicosis litigation
  • General personal injury actions
  • Employer’s Indemnity (litigated) claims

Awards and recognition

Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
Leading Dust Diseases Lawyer (WA) 2019
Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
Pre-Eminent Dust Diseases Lawyer (WA) 2020-2023
Best Lawyers in Australia 2023 & 2024
Recognised – Insurance Law