John R Sulan QC

John R Sulan QC

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Admitted

Admitted to practice in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria

No longer practising as a barrister

Practice as a mediator

Professional History

1968:  Associate to the Honourable Justice Walters of the Supreme Court of South Australia.

1969 – 1970:  Prosecutor in the Crown Prosecutor’s Office in South Australia.

1970 – 1972:  Partner, Kelly & Co, Solicitors.

1972 – 1976:  Commercial Crown Prosecutor, South Australia, the Commissioner for Corporate Affairs.

1976 – 1980:  Commissioner for Corporate Affairs, South Australia.

1980 – 1982:  Partner, Thomson, Simmons & Co.

1982 – 1988:  Commercial Crown Prosecutor Officer of DPP – Hong Kong.

1982 – 1988:  Hong Kong – Senior Counsel, Commercial Crime Unit.

1988 – 1990:  Partner, Thomson, Simmons & Co

1990:  Appointed to investigate the affairs of Bond Corp Holdings Ltd, March 1990.

1990:  Her Majesty’s Counsel in and for State of SA, March 1990.

1997 – 2003:  Judge of the District Court of South Australia (22 May 1997 – 2 April 2003).

2003 – 2016:  Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia, (3 April 2003 – 28 April 2016).  Conducted numerous mediations as a Supreme Court Judge.

Committees/Memberships

  • Member, Festival Centre Foundation Board
  • Member, Judging Panel for the Governor’s Annual Multicultural Awards

Past Committees/Memberships

  • President-Elect, Law Society – October 1996 until appointment as a District Court Judge in 1997.

Awards

  • Governor’s 2013 Multicultural Award for outstanding contribution of an individual who has promoted multiculturalism