Practice area(s): Occupational diseases
Location(s): Brisbane
Qualification(s): LLB, GDLP, LLM

Sean Sweeney is an Asbestos and Dust Diseases Associate at Maurice Blackburn’s Brisbane office. Sean was admitted to practice in 2016 and has practiced across a range of practice areas since then. He specialises in obtaining compensation for sufferers of mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, asbestos related pleural disease, occupational asthma, silicosis, progressive massive fibrosis, and other occupational cancers and injuries.

“The clients I represent have often experienced unimaginable loss and suffering, yet are incredibly resilient in the face of immeasurable adversity. Helping these clients to obtain just compensation is an incredibly rewarding and humbling experience, and it makes me proud to achieve such great results for them and their families.”

Sean has appeared in most State and Federal Courts throughout Australia. He also visits clients at other Maurice Blackburn offices well as in hospitals, and their homes.


  • Queensland Law Society
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • Admission to the High Court of Australia