Brian Ralston

Contact Details

Telephone: 9233 5896

Fax: 9223 5690

Year of Call


Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Equity
  • Family Provision Act
  • Personal Injury


Brian Ralston was admitted to the Bar in May, 1982 having practised as a litigation solicitor in a suburban practice for 5 years. Coming from a general litigation practice Brian has since his admission to the Bar practiced in a wide range of areas. He has conducted numerous criminal trials, has acted on behalf of Plaintiffs and insurers in personal injuries litigation, in addition to acting in matters involving contracts, equity, probate, the Property Relationship Act, the Family Provision Act, family law, building law and appellate work. Brian continues to practice in a wide range of jurisdictions with particular emphasis on commercial and equity matters, the Family Provision Act, the Property Relationship Act and general commercial litigation. A sample of cases in which Brian has been involved are listed below:

  • Toscano –v- Holland Securities P/L (1985) 1 NSWLR 145
  • Carpenter –v- Carpenter Grazing Co Pty Ltd (1986) 4 ACLC 18
  • HIH –v- Jones
  • Dubois –v- Hodgson
  • Merkuloff –v- Yasheen

Brian is also a songwriter and musician, performing and recording under the name “Self Tort”. To find out more about Brian’s music and listen to samples click the links below: