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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome to the March 2013 edition of Hearsay. This edition carries an article by branding specialist, Nicki Lloyd of Lloyd Grey Design, about branding of the profession of barristers on the whole. At our recent State Conference a paper was presented by Belinda Cohen on what might ... read more

Branding Barristers

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 60: March 2013
Branding Barristers – Valuing an elite profession Branding Barristers – Valuing an elite professionIn this article Nicki Lloyd of Lloyd Grey Design explains the true meaning of branding and the importance of the Bar developing its professional brand....Read More >>
The Modern Bar: Accessible, Adaptable and RelevantThe Rt Hon Lady Justice Rafferty DBE gave the keynote address at the BAQ Annual Conference on 9 March 2013. In the speech her Ladyship shared her observations of the modern Bar from the perspective of...Read More >> The Modern Bar: Accessible, Adaptable and Relevant
In This Issue
Advocacy: The View from the Bench The Hon Chief Justice Pat Keane, as his Honour then was, presented the following keynote address at the Australian Lawyers' Alliance Queensland State Conference on 15 February 2013. Read More >>
 
In Brief  News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...       Invitation to Participate in Evaluation of Civ...Read More >>
 
Swearing-In of Justice HileyJustice Hiley was sworn in  as a judge of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory on 1 March 2013. The following photos were taken at the event. Richard Douglas SC, Geoffrey Diehm SC, Adrian ...Read More >>
 
When is Accounting Evidence Necessary and Admissible?John Kimmins presented the following paper at the Australian Lawyers' Alliance Qld State Conference on 16 February 2013. Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read More >>
 
Disclosure and Fraud: Motor Accident ClaimsDina Thompson presented the following paper at the Australian Lawyers' Alliance Conference on 15 February 2013. Read More >>
 
Succession: Emerging IssuesEstate litigation in Queensland is vast and it is thriving. Perhaps Queensland's leading Counsel in the field, Rebecca Treston, canvasses three important issues which commonly emerge. From the &lsqu...Read More >>
 
The Law ReportPresented by Damien Carrick, the Law Report on ABC Radio National focuses on breaking legal stories across Australia and overseas, analysing law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of ju...Read More >>
Mercedes-Benz BrisbaneIntroducing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Programme for Queensland Bar Association members. When you own a Mercedes-Benz, you become a part of a culture of excellence. It’s what defines us ...Read More >>
 
The Changing Face of Practice Part A‐ adapting to the new landscape Class Actions: pleading and procedural problems and pitfalls for new players1 Dr Peter Cashman, Barrister, Professor of Law (Social Justice) University of Syd...Read More >>
 
The Changing Face of Practice Part BContinued from Part A 4.2.2  Should you seek to resolve all types of damages claims at the trial of the lead plaintiff’s case? The pacemaker and Vioxx cases also illustrate another ...Read More >>
 
ABA JournalThe ABA Journal website provides current legal news on a range of topics including the business of law, careers, law in popular culture, legal ethics, legal technology, litigation, Supreme Court and w...Read More >>
Stuart Bywater Fine FurnitureStuart Bywater Design is widely recognised throughout Queensland and Australia as one of the leading furniture designers and makers in the country. www.bywaterdesign.com.au    Read More >>
 
The Operation Of The Australian Class Action Regime – 2013 Part AThe Hon Justice Bernard Murphy* “The Victorian Supreme Court has begun hearing a class action in which about 10,500 people are seeking damages for losses in the Kilmore East-Kinglake fire....Read More >>
 
The Operation Of The Australian Class Action Regime – 2013 Part BContinued from Part A Discovery and Interrogation of Class Members The advantages for class members in participating in a class action rather than bringing their own individual action in...Read More >>
 
Tracing the Proceeds of FraudIn the following paper Dominic O’Sullivan draws on his own experience to identify the relevant legal principles and practical issues that arise in cases where clients wish to trac...Read More >>
Book Review: Juries in the 21st CenturyAuthor: Jacqueline Horan Publisher: The Federation Press. 214 pages, soft cover, Reviewed by Brian MorganRead More >>
 
Book Review: Lawyers Then and Now An Australian Legal Miscellany  Publisher: The Federation Press Author: Keith Mason Reviewed by: Dominic Katter Read More >>
 
Book Review: Cross on Evidence, 9th Australian EditionPublisher: LexisNexis Author: JD Heydon Reviewed by: Dominic Katter Read More >>
 
Book Review: The New Jim CrowMass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Author: Michelle Alexander Publisher: The New Press1 Reviewed by: Stephen KeimRead More >>
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal have been prepared by Bruce Godfrey, Court of Appeal Research Officer. They provide a brief overview of each case. For...Read More >>
 
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary Notes The following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia provide a brief overview of each case. For more detailed information, please consult the Reasons for Judgment which may b...Read More >>
 
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