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BAQ Conference

On 18 February, 2008 the Bar Council, together with Council of the Law Society hosted a Dinner for The Hon. Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey to mark the 10th anniversary of his Honour's appointment as Chief Justice of Queensland. The occasion was a significant one as it gave the Association an opportunity to thank the Chief Justice for ... read more

BAQ Annual Conference

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 34: April 2009
Cedric Hampson Chambers  This edition of Hearsay has been sponsored by Cedric Hampson Chambers. Our thanks are extended its member...Read More >> Cedric Hampson Chambers
Opening of the Inns of Court - 29 November 1986 Opening of the Inns of Court - 29 November 1986In the 1970’s the bar was in a quandary. The Inns of Court was showing its age and refurbishment was an expensive ...Read More >>
In This Issue
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   Current affairs, news, Practice Directions, CPD Seminars, conferences and more ...     Read More >>
Valedictory Ceremony for His Honour Judge Forno QC A valedictory ceremony upon the retirement from the District Court of His Honour Judge Garry Forno QC was held in the Ba...Read More >>
Towards Uniform Accreditation of Mediators in AustraliaAccreditation is defined as a process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented. Read More >>
Forward with Fairness - Workplace Relations in FluxPrior to the recent Federal election, the then Opposition released its industrial relations policy, entitled “Forw...Read More >>
Termination of Contracts and the Entrenchment of the "Hongkong Fir" DoctrineIn Koompahtoo Local Aboriginal Land Council v Sanpine Pty Limited (2007) 241 ALR 88, [2007] HCA 61, the High Court consi...Read More >>
Laws and Legal Institutions in Post-Roman BritainThe year 410AD is often cited as the date when Britain ceased to be part of the Roman empire. It is a convenient date be...Read More >>
When a Turkish Delight Gives Rise to a Judge’s DilemmaA recent decision of the England and Wales Court of Appeal discussed the difficulties confronting a judge when seeking t...Read More >>
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Expert Evidence and the Family PetIt has been held that "the rules relating to expert evidence at common law are largely based on good sense and fair...Read More >>
Launch of The Law of Rescission - Remarks by Keane JA  On 28 February 2008, The Law of Rescission by Dominic O'Sullivan was launched in the the Bar Common Room. The fo...Read More >>
Enhancing Open and Accountable Government   Discussion papers and the final reports of various law reform bodies are often useful and learned repositories...Read More >>
Report on Council Business Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 18 February 2008 are reproduced below. Read More >>
ABA Second Residential Trial Advocacy CourseSydney, 21 – 25 January 2008 In the third week of January 2008, with the fresh scent of eucalyptus in t...Read More >>
Palliaer Antiques Antique and fine furniture restoration and conservation Traditional French polishers   Read More >>
Book ReviewsReviewed in this issue... Lawyers in Australia By Ainslie Lamb and John Littrich Annotated Safety, Rehabilitat...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 Godfr...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia have been prepared by the Public Informat...Read More >>
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