Date of decision Full name Decision Disciplinary action taken  
Full name David Robert Duval Stokes
Date of birth 12 October 1954
Business address * 777 Port Road, Woodville SA 5011
Date(s) of admission 02 April 1979
Jurisdiction(s) of admission South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Lack of communication, failing to progress or adequately progress his client's matter, failing to represent and protect his client's interests.
Decision Unprofessional Conduct & Professional Misconduct
Date of decision 06 December 2019
Disciplinary action taken Multiple Disciplinary Action
Reprimand
Order to apologise
Fine
Enter into a Professional Mentoring Agreement
Suspension of Practising Certificate
Make a payment
Notes Suspension for a period of 1 month commencing on 23 December 2019. Fine in the amount of $10,000.00.
Regulatory authority Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Appeal
Decision or order Decision not published
Full name Anthony Perre
Date of birth 04 June 1981
Business address * 18 Commercial Road, Salisbury SA 5108
Date(s) of admission 09 August 2004
Jurisdiction(s) of admission South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Practitioner convicted of 2 summary offences - divert electricity without proper authority and possession of prescribed equipment, in relation to the admitted cultivation of 3 cannabis plants for the Practitioner's personal use.
Decision Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct
Date of decision 28 November 2019
Disciplinary action taken Multiple Disciplinary Action
Fine
Suspension of Practising Certificate
Notes Suspension for a period of 6 weeks commencing on 23 December 2019. Fine in the amount of $6,000.00.
Regulatory authority Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Appeal
Decision or order Decision not published
Full name David Luke Evans
Date of birth 25 February 1957
Business address * Formerly of Main Road, Clare SA 5453
Date(s) of admission 14 December 1992
Jurisdiction(s) of admission South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Allowing over 100 dormant balances in Practice Trust Account for long periods.
Decision Unprofessional Conduct
Date of decision 22 November 2019
Disciplinary action taken Multiple Disciplinary Action
Reprimand
Fine
Notes Practitioner has undertaken to notify the Commissioner if he holds or operates a Trust Account in future, and will comply with any oversight and reporting obligations imposed.
Regulatory authority Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Appeal
Decision or order Decision not published
Full name Jaak Oks
Date of birth 13 February 1953
Business address * 48 MacKinnon Parade, North Adelaide SA 5006
Date(s) of admission 02 March 1976
Jurisdiction(s) of admission South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Failure to act in and protect his client's best interests, including a failure to communicate with his client, a failure to prevent Judgment being entered and acting without instructions.
Decision Professional Misconduct
Date of decision 28 October 2019
Disciplinary action taken Multiple Disciplinary Action
Reprimand
Order to apologise
Fine
Notes
Regulatory authority Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Appeal
Decision or order Decision not published
Full name Anthony David Rice
Date of birth 20 August 1946
Business address * Level 3, 104 Frome Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Date(s) of admission 03 March 1970
Jurisdiction(s) of admission South Australia
Home jurisdiction * South Australia
Substance of Conduct Matter Preparation of revocation of Power of Attorney for woman in nursing home on instructions from some of her children without meeting with her and ascertaining whether she had capacity to revoke the POA
Decision Unprofessional Conduct
Date of decision 30 September 2019
Disciplinary action taken Multiple Disciplinary Action
Reprimand
Order to apologise
Fine
Notes Fine of $4,000.00
Regulatory authority Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Appeal
Decision or order Decision not published