This is what his office’s website says about Queensland’s Legal Services Commissioner:
‘Mr John Briton is Queensland’s first Legal Services Commissioner. He was appointed in May 2004.
Mr Briton has a strong background in dispute management, having operated his own consultancy business, Dispute Management Services, for seven years prior to his appointment as Commissioner. He has extensive experience investigating and negotiating consumer and workplace complaints and designing complaint handling systems and processes.
Mr Briton grew up in Queensland and has worked as the State’s Anti-Discrimination Commissioner and the State Director of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. He has also held the positions of Deputy Public Advocate and Senior Advocate in the Office of the Public Advocate in Victoria, where he investigated and reconciled alleged abuse, exploitation and neglect of older people and people with disability.’