Candida joined the Bar in 2015 and accepts briefs in all areas of civil litigation, including:

  • Professional indemnity

  • Public Liability

  • Product Liability

  • Insurance Law, policy coverage and indemnity issues

  • Defamation

  • Media Law

  • Personal Injury

  • Coronial Inquests

In the military law arena, Candida has defended members charged under the Defence Force Discipline Act or facing administrative action. Her military experience gives her a sound understanding of Commonwealth processes and the approach that the Commonwealth takes to litigation.

In 2016 Candida was appointed a Sessional Ordinary Member of the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Candida D'Arcy has been a legal practitioner for more than 28 years and has particular expertise in disputes involving insurers, and in defamation law. She has an excellent track record in appearing in arguments regarding suppression orders.

Selected Experience

  • Partner, Minter Ellison

  • Advokat, HammarskiÖld & Co, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Squadron Leader, Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve - Legal Officer


Australian National University

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

  • Graduate Diploma Military Law

  • Graduate Diploma Advanced Military Law

University of Adelaide

  • Master of Laws (General Studies)

Notable Cases

Supreme Court

  • RG & RT Trott Pty Ltd & Anor v A&G Engineering Pty Ltd & Ors

District Court 

  • Evans & Evans v L Wynne & Co & Ors

As a solicitor:

Supreme Court

  • Viscariello v Macks

  • University of Adelaide v Catcon, Bestec & Ors

  • Cannon v Atkinson

District Court 

  • Easling v Rankine

  • Abernethy v Advertiser Newspapers

  • Shams v Commonwealth, G4S & Anor

  • Heidari v Commonwealth, G4S & Anor

Federal Court

  • Toyota Motor Corp & Ors v Carnival plc

  • De Poi v Hillross Financial Services & Ors

Further Information


Link to SA Bar Profile