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New Practice
Directions released

Breaking_News.jpgThe Hon. Chief Justice has released the following Practice Directions: Practice Direction No.1 of 2007 - “Freezing Orders (also known as ‘Mareva Orders’ or ‘Asset Preservation Orders’)”; Practice Direction No.2 of 2007 - “Search Orders (also known as ‘Anton Piller Orders’)”; and Practice Direction No.3 of 2007 - “Agreed or Fixed Costs”.  read more

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 17: May 2007
From the President From the PresidentI am pleased to advise members that Her Excellency the Governor, Ms Quentin Bryce AC, has accepted the Bar Council’s invitation to be ...Read More >>
From the EditorThank you to all who supported the first online edition of Hearsay. As discussed in more detail in the article published elsewhere in ...Read More >> From the Editor
In This Issue
Launch of HearsayHearsay was officially launched by the Honourable Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Mr Kerry Shine MP, at the B...Read More >>
In Brief - News and Current AffairsCurrent affairs, news, CPD Seminars, conferences ...   Revised AAT Workers’ Compensation Pra...Read More >>
Forum Debate - Disclosure of Prior ConvictionsFollowing a discussion at the Bar Association Conference last month the President, Martin Daubney SC, sought feedback fr...Read More >>
An American in Oz: A Trial Lawyer's Thoughts on AdvocacyPeter Axelrod has tried over 100 civil jury trials in the United States and has taught advocacy for the last 10 yea...Read More >>
Civil Procedure - Assessment of Standard CostsA recent decision of the District Court may prove helpful to readers who have to date, perhaps, kept a guilty distance f...Read More >>
Queensland Sentencing Information ServiceThe Queensland Sentencing Information Service (QSIS) was officially launched by the Honourable Chief Justice and the Hon...Read More >>
Opinion - The House of Lords and the High Court of AustraliaInspired by part of the oral argument before the High Court of Australia in DJL v The Central Authority (2000) 201 CLR 2...Read More >>
The Common RoomThe Common Room is a place where news and views from the regional Bars as well as other segments of the Bar may be found...Read More >>
Property Law - Being Ready, Willing and Able and more on Foran v WightIn this article, Keith Howe examines the property law concept of being "ready, willing and able", both with re...Read More >>
Obituary - Gavin David O'Sullivan - 1961-2007Gavin David O’Sullivan, barrister-at-law, sometime poet and our wonderful friend, died on 8 March 2007. His funera...Read More >>
The Grosvenor School of Law Unit 13 - Week 6 Written Submissions     Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgments - Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia have been prepared by the Court's Public ...Read More >>
Court of Appeal Judgments - Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal have been prepared by the Associate to...Read More >>
Book ReviewsReviewed in this issue ... Traffic Offences and Accidents; 4th Edition Carter’s Guide to Australian Contract Law...Read More >>
Only In America ...Only in America - or Louisiana to be precise. American red tape disentangled by a conscientous and, in the end, soemwhat...Read More >>
The Hon. Chief Justice comments on AdvocacyDuring his opening remarks at the Bar Association Conference on 17 March 2007, the Honourable Chief Justice spoke of the...Read More >>
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