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About Us


The Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner’s role is to regulate the professional conduct of all lawyers in South Australia as well as interstate and Australian-registered foreign lawyers who practise in South Australia and thereby to maintain the integrity of and public confidence in the legal profession in South Australia.


The Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner strives to be an independent, robust and respected regulator playing a leadership role in ensuring an ethical, accessible and responsive legal profession in South Australia.

What we do

  • Assist with general enquiries about a lawyer's professional conduct
  • Receive complaints about misconduct or overcharging
  • Provide conciliation services
  • Investigate complaints
  • Take disciplinary action where appropriate
  • Maintain the Register of Disciplinary Action.