Brian Silva

Brian has a diverse practice across insurance law, building & construction and all types of litigation. Brian has achieved successful results for clients in numerous reported and unreported matters and across a range of jurisdictions.

Brian has particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Home owners warranty insurance;

  • Life insurance;

  • Dual insurance;

  • Building and construction matters - including defect litigation and disputes relating to the security of payment legislation;

  • Commercial litigation;

  • Subrogated recoveries and recoveries under deeds of indemnity and guarantee;

  • Fraud, indemnity and policy coverage;

  • Judicial review;

  • VET Student Loans Act matters;

  • Cases involving “split” causes of action; and

  • Workers compensation.

Brian enjoys transparently working with clients and brings a savvy, pro-active approach to litigation focussing on early resolution and commercial outcomes.