Ivan Bowley

Call To The Bar: 1990

‘Very well known for his expertise in industrial disease claims.’ – The Legal 500, 2018

‘An expert in occupational diseases, including asbestos-related and other respiratory conditions.’ – The Legal 500, 2015


At Lincoln House Chambers, Ivan Bowley is an established force in industrial disease work. Applauded as an “exceptional member of the Bar,” he is a barrister “head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to disease work.” Asbestos, work-related lung disease, cancer and noise-induced hearing loss cases all fall within his remit. Ivan has acted in numerous high-profile cases including the British Coal litigation.”

Ivan Bowley joined Lincoln House in 1992 after practising in London. Having initially covered all areas of Chambers‟ work, Ivan specialised in personal injury and for many years he has worked exclusively in this field. His main area of work, for which he has acquired a national reputation, is in occupational disease and, in particular, asbestos litigation and other respiratory disease. Ivan works almost exclusively for claimants.