John Daenke

John Daenke


In-House Consultant


John specialises in:

Commercial and Property transactions and disputes

Wills and Estate Planning and disputes


Company and Trust matters

Insurance especially Professional Indemnity issues

Sports and Associations Law


Admitted in 1970, John has had extensive experience in an extensive variety of legal issues. He has acted for small and medium business enterprises which need advice and legal assistance across a broad spectrum of legal matters.

John is able to quickly identify the critical legal issues in any situation but also gives consideration to practical and commercial solutions.

He has served on a number of Law Society committees and was deeply involved in the Society’s Professional Indemnity Insurance scheme.

In addition, John has been an accomplished speaker at many conferences in his comprehensive areas of expertise. He is a member of the panel of the State Sports Disputes Centre.

Away from legal practice, John and his wife have had an interest in a number of sports, particularly tennis and in outdoor activities. John is Honorary Solicitor for Tennis SA. Before the birth of their 2 sons, they travelled widely, climbed Mts Kilimanjaro and Kinabalu, trekked in the Himalayas and rafted the Franklin River. John’s major outdoor activity is now sailing.