Full Name: Mr Paul A D'Arcy
Phone: +61 3 9225 7300
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 0618
Date of Admission: 1 May 1979
Called to the Bar: 19 May 1983
Qualifications: LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor (4 years)


Paul D'Arcy has practised extensively in all criminal jurisdictions in this state for over 30 years. He has predominantly appeared in criminal trials in the Supreme and County Courts for both the Prosecution and the Defence, with a great deal of sucess.

He has also appeared extensively in the Magistrates Courts, especially so in regard to committals. He is interested in appearing in ASIC and IBAC cases.He has extensive computer skills.

He no longer undertakes any Legally aided work.

He has also appeared in many Coroners Court cases.

Since coming to the Bar, Paul has been an active member of the Criminal Bar Association, having served as a Committee member and Treasurer.

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Royal Commissions

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