Diana Newcombe | Community Support Inc

Diana Newcombe

Diana has over 25 years of diverse legal and management experience in Australia and the UK. She is currently the Chief Executive of the Law Society of South Australia.

Prior to this role, Diana was the General Counsel for Workskill Australia. Her previous roles include Manager, Legal Practice at the Legal Services Commission of South Australia with oversight of legal aid representation and National Director, Legal Services and State Manager, South Australia for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.  In the UK, Diana was Partner at the UK based Law Firm, Eversheds Sutherland LLP supporting clients working across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Diana’s work has also included five years as a senior legal counsel with one of the UK’s largest private hospital providers, General Healthcare Group.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Business Administration. Diana is admitted to practice in South Australia as a solicitor and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Diana has lived experience of disability.

Qualifications: B.A, LL.B, MBA, GAICD