Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2021

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Coroners or Inquests
Criminal Law


Darcy was called to the Bar in 2021 and completed pupillage with a Judicial Review practitioner.

While her pupillage was focused primarily on Judicial Review, she also gained invaluable experience shadowing practitioners in criminal defence matters at both the Court of Appeal, Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court level. Darcy also gained experience in Civil Litigation, Immigration, Inquests and Personal Injury.

Darcy is available for instructions in all areas of law.


2021; Degree of Barrister-at-Law, The Honourable Society of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland

2021; Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast

Finalist in the IPLS Internal Supreme Court Moot

2016; Bachelors of Law (Hons), University of Bristol


Prior to her call to the Bar, Darcy worked in a law firm for a number of years as paralegal in a public law and civil litigation department. She assisted with high court actions, specifically clerical, historical institutional and healthcare facilities abuse cases, legacy cases and a wide variety of judicial review matters. She also submitted many applications for the Historical Institutional Abuse redress scheme on behalf of survivors and victims.

Darcy has represented individuals at the Social Security Appeal Tribunal in their PIP, DLA, ESA and WTC appeals in her previous employment and for a law centre.

In 2021, Darcy worked for the Truth Recovery Design Panel as a legal research assistant. The Panel were tasked by the Executive to design the exact form the inquiry or investigation into Mother and Baby Institutions, Magdalene Laundries and Workhouses in Northern Ireland should take and make other recommendations as to how the Executive should redress the historical wrong.