Practice area(s): Asbestos diseases
Location(s): Melbourne

Luke Perilli is a lawyer in Maurice Blackburn's Melbourne office who acts for clients who have been diagnosed with asbestos related diseases including mesothelioma, asbestosis, asbestos related pleural disease and lung cancer, and occupational dust diseases. 

Luke has a particular interested in silicosis related WorkCover claims and has a large practice representing individuals who have been exposed to silica in the course of their employment and suffer illness.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws with honours from Deakin University and was admitted to practice in March 2016. Luke completed his traineeship with another legal firm before working in the areas of WorkCover, Public Liability and motor vehicle accidents.

The experience of acting for clients with WorkCover matters in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts gave Luke a great insight into the needs of clients who have suffered asbestos-related work injuries.

Luke joined Maurice Blackburn in February 2018 and is highly motivated to overcome the challenges and obstacles put up by insurance companies and defendant law firms.

“It is a privilege to come to work each day and represent ordinary individuals who are facing the fight of their lives,’ he says.

Memberships and accreditations

  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance State Committee member
  • Lawdons (Essendon Football Club legal coterie)