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Richard_Douglas_new_icon_2.jpgFrom time-to-time, and usually with some urgency, BAQ members require counsel and advice on ethical issues which confront them in practice.

At present, when such issues arise, the member may ask the Bar Council for a ruling ...

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 40: March 2010
2009/2010 BAQ Strategic Plan  The 2009/2010 Bar Association of Queensland Strategic Plan - Table of Strategic Goals and Action Plans   ...Read More >> 2009/2010 BAQ Strategic Plan
Swearing-in of Dorney QC DCJ, Jones DCJ, Harrison DCJ and Reid DCJ Swearing-in of Dorney QC DCJ, Jones DCJ, Harrison DCJ and Reid DCJOn 22 February 2010, their Honours Judge Dorney QC, Judge Jones, Judge Harrison and Judge Reid were sworn in as Judges of the District Court of Queensland during a ceremony in the Banco Court. The Ass...Read More >>
In This Issue
Ceremonial Farewell for the Hon. Justice Michael Black ACThe speech delivered by Richard Douglas SC, President of the Bar Association of Queensland, on 26 February 2010 on the occasion of a ceremonial sitting in Brisbane to mark the forthcoming retirement o...Read More >>
 
The Devil is in the DocumentsD ocuments are important to the just resolution of litigation. But not all documents are equally important. The collection, review and disclosure of large volumes of documents that, at best, are of ma...Read More >>
 
New National Conduct Rules for Australian BarristersThe Australian Bar Association, the peak representative body for all Australian barristers, has prepared a set of national rules of conduct (attached) that will apply uniformly across Australia. ...Read More >>
 
Camerata of St John'sThe Hon Justice Paul de Jersey AC invites members to attend a performance of the Camerata of St John's which will take place in the Banco Court on 5 March 2010.   Read More >>
Farewell Speech for the Honourable Justice JordanAt the ceremony held to mark the occasion of the retirement of the Honourable Justice Jordan from the Family Court of Australia on 15 December 2009, the Association was represented by Michael Kent SC....Read More >>
 
In Brief - News and Current Affairs  Appointments, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, and more ...     Appointment of the Hon Justice Patrick Keane as Chief Justice of the Federa...Read More >>
 
Case Note: Lane v Morrison [2009] HCA 29Introduction1 "I can accept anything, except what seems to be the easiest for most people: the half-way, the almost, the just-about, the in-between.2" Read More >>
 
CPD News    2010 DATE CLAIMERS BAQ Annual Conference Date: 5-7 March 2010 Venue: Sheraton Mirage Resort, Gold Coast Points: 10 CPD points Strand: All manda...Read More >>
Book Review: Stewart's Guide to Employment Law 2nd EditionBy Andrew Stewart Published by The Federation Press Reviewed by Dominic Katter The second edition of Stewart's Guide to Employment Law has been significantly updated to incorporate the Fa...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. For...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 Information Officer, Fiona Hamilton. They provide a brief overview of each case. For mor...Read More >>
 
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