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About the Commissioner

Anthony Keane commenced his role as South Australia’s second Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner on 1 August 2022.

Commissioner Keane is an experienced and well regarded practitioner having worked in the legal profession for more than 20 years both in private and public practice and as solicitor and as counsel. Commissioner Keane previously practised across a wide range of practice areas particularly focussing on industrial and employment law, personal injury and medical negligence and coronial inquests.

In his time with the Crown Solicitor’s Office, the Commissioner appeared in most South Australian courts and tribunals as well as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, and the High Court of Australia. In addition, the Commissioner is experienced in mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

The Commissioner looks forward to continuing the important regulatory work of his role.