Lindy Powell


Academic, Barrister, Lawyer and Queen's Counsel

Lindy Powell QC graduated with an LLB from the University of Adelaide and went on to work with Johnston Withers & Co as a Barrister and Solicitor later becoming a Partner. Between 1987-1991 she was the Director of the South Australian Legal Services Commission. She served as the first female President of the Law Society of South Australia between 1998-99 and in 1994 became a QC.

Sources used to compile this entry: Debelle, Penelope, 'A law unto herself', in The Advertiser, 9 April 2010,; Holmes, Elisa, 'Oral Histories Interview: Lindy Powell QC', in The Law Society of South Australia, 9 August 2014,;

Prepared by Larissa Halonkin