Lindy Powell QC

Lindy Powell QC

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Admitted

1973 South Australia
1994 Appointed Queen's Counsel
High Court of Australia

Signed Bar Roll

1991

Academic Qualifications

LLB, University of Adelaide (1972)

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
    • Equal Opportunity Law
  • Commercial Litigation
    • Medical Negligence Law
  • Criminal Law
    • Criminal Law - General

Professional Experience

1974 Barrister and Solicitor Johnston Layton Withers & Co.
(subsequently Johnston Withers & Co.)
1976-87 Partner in above firm
1987-91 Director, S.A. Legal Services Commission
1991 Barrister at Bar Chambers
Briefed for the defence in the three Australian
war crimes prosecutions

Other

1998-99 President, Law Society of South Australia
1995-99 Chairman, Law Society Criminal Law Committee
1999-2001 Delegate of the Law Society of South Australia on the Law Council of Australia
1988-91 Member, Family Law Council of Australia
1983-95 Board Member, Medical Board of SA