- 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, http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/a-law-unto-herself/story-e6frebsu-1225851960277; Holmes, Elisa, 'Oral Histories Interview: Lindy Powell QC', in The Law Society of South Australia, 9 August 2014, https://www.lawsocietysa.asn.au/LSSA/Lawyers/Publications/Articles/Powell.aspx; http://www.barchambers.com.au/members/members/lindy-powell-qc/.
Prepared by Larissa Halonkin
Created: 17 August 2016, Last modified: 29 August 2016