Adrian Tisato

Adrian joined WRP Legal & Advisory as a Director in February 2023, bringing with him a wealth of experience spanning almost 30 years in the legal profession, in which he has acted as the principal lawyer in a wide array of complex court cases in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and High Court of Australia. He has also settled many multi-party disputes through mediation or negotiation.

Adrian has extensive experience in major transactions and projects involving Government and has an expert understanding of public administration.

He provides his clients with a structured, whole-of-business, legal and strategic advisory service focused on astute deal-making, sound governance and rigorous risk management.

Adrian is an experienced company director, Government board appointee and corporate advisor. His Government board positions have included the Motor Accident Commission, Independent Gambling Authority and South Australian Film Corporation.

He has a decades-long involvement in the arts and creative sector. He serves on the board of the Art Gallery of South Australia, is the former Deputy Chairman of the Adelaide Fringe and was Chairman of the Oscar-short listed animation studio, the People’s Republic of Animation.

Adrian’s areas of practice include:

  • Governance and Government
  • Innovation, creativity and intellectual property
  • Complex commercial litigation & dispute resolution
  • Partnership and shareholder dispute resolution


  • University of Adelaide – Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
  • University of South Australia – Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
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