Mr Lincoln Crowley QC

2020 College Recipient, College of Business, Law and Governance

Lincoln Crowley graduated from James Cook University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Laws. After practicing for several years as a solicitor, including as solicitor advocate with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service, he was appointed to the bar in 2003 in Sydney.

Moving to Queensland in 2007, Lincoln served as a Principal Crown Prosecutor for the Queensland Office of the Director of Public Prosecutors. He became the first Indigenous Queens Counsel to graduate from JCU in 2018. Since 2009, Lincoln has been a member of the Queensland Bar and continues to specialise at the private bar in crime, both defence and prosecution, and in related areas of law. In more recent times Lincoln’s practice has involved prosecuting complex trials and appeals involving offences related to serious organised crime, terrorism, insider trading, market manipulation and other Corporations Act offences and defending a range of matters under State law involving fraud and corruption, and violent offences.