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Welcome to the March 2018 edition of Hearsay. On 19 March 2018, Graeme Crow QC and Soraya Ryan QC were sworn in as Judges of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Justice Crow was also appointed as Central Judge based in Rockhampton ... read more

Pride in Law Launch

Pride in Law Launch
Issue 82: March 2018
Access to JusticeQueensland Bar Association Annual Conference 2018 I would like to commence, as I always do, by acknowledging the traditional owners of the lands on which we meet, the Turrbal people, and by paying...Read More >> Access to Justice
Trusts, Fiduciaries and Awards of Interest in Equity Trusts, Fiduciaries and Awards of Interest in EquityInterest is a vitally important topic in commercial litigation. Without it, claimants may be undercompensated and wrongdoers may profit from the use of money or property. The interest component of a j...Read More >>
In This Issue
“I was there, and I survived, and I’m here”The Pride in Law Keynote Address on 17 November 2017, at the Banco Court (Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law Complex) Firstly, I thank the organising committee for according me the honour and pr...Read More >>
Class Actions Arrive in QueenslandA representative proceeding or class action is “a generic term for a procedure whereby the claims of many individuals against the same defendant can be brought or conducted by a single represent...Read More >>
Neuroplasticity and Implications for Mental HealthBar Association of Queensland Annual Conference 2-3 March 2018 This paper is about how to capitalize on the biggest asset in your practice; your brain. In particular, how to use the plasticity of ...Read More >>
Perspectives on Retirement from The BenchMy topic today is “Perspectives on Retirement from the Bench”. It is tempting to treat the topic as an invitation to regale you with war stories, those which demonstrate one’s own gr...Read More >>
Sherrin PartnersTailored financial advice for barristers.
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Hanrick Curran Specialised accounting advice for barristers  Hanrick Curran has over 30 years experience helping legal professionals create and execute strategies to achieve greater success.  Read More >>
Allianz Insurance PLC and Ors v Tonicstar Limited [2018] EWCA 434 On 13 March 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision on appeal from the decision of Teare J in Tonicstar Limited v Allianz Insurance PLC and Ors [2017] EWHC 2753 (Comm). [1] The Court of A...Read More >>
Book Review: Innovation and Venture Capital Law and PolicyAuthors: Stephen Barkoczy, Tamara Wilkinson, Ann L Monotti and Mark Davison Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewed by David Marks QC I know of no competing title. Accordingly, this book is...Read More >>
Book Review: The Politics of Heaven, America in Fearful TimesAuthor: Earl Shorris Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company Reviewed by Stephen Keim Earl Shorris wrote, perhaps, the best book I ever read: The Life and Times of Mexico . He lived his life...Read More >>
Book Review: The Boy from Evans BayAuthor: Sir Michael Hardie-Boys Publisher: Evans Bay Press Reviewed by David W Marks QC Sir Michael Hardie-Boys (1931‑ ) practised as a solicitor and a barrister, in Wellington. He seem...Read More >>
Book Review: CodAuthor: Mark Kurlansky Publisher: Vintage Books Reviewed by Franklin Richards Mark Kurlansky loves his one-word book titles. He has written Havana, Cod, Salt and most recently, Paper. Some...Read More >>
Book Review: The Duty to AccountAuthor: J. A Watson Publisher: The Federation Press Reviewed by David Marks QC It is first important to understand what this book is not. The book does not provide direct and practical guidance...Read More >>
Book Review: 1947 When Now BeginsAuthor: Elizabeth Asbrink Publisher: Scribe Reviewed by Stephen Keim SC When my neighbour and fellow Bloke’s Book Club member, M, gave me 1947 as a 2017 Christmas present, I assumed that it...Read More >>
Speeches and Legal Articles of Interest The following is a selection of links to articles, papers and other items which may be of interest to readers.  Read 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. The...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary NotesThe 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 >>
ClassifiedsSALE  Large collection of recently retired barrister’s library including HOLDSWORTH (History of English Law), Lives of the Chancellors, Lives of the Chief Justices (Campbell), State Trials...Read More >>
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