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richard_douglas_icon.jpgThe Bar Council wishes to remind members of the provisions of Rules 60 and 61 of the 2007 Queensland Barristers Rule, a copy of which appears below. It has come to the Council’s attention that there is an increasing ... read more

Cedric Hampson AO, RFD, QC

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 44: Oct 2010
Swearing-in of His Honour Judge Baulch SC Swearing-in of His Honour Judge Baulch SCOn 10 September 2010, His Honour Judge John Baulch SC was sworn in as a Judge of the District Court of Queensland at a ceremony held in the Townsville Courthouse. The Association was represented at th...Read More >>
Lord Bingham: brilliant barrister and a judge for our ageTributes to Lord Bingham of Cornhill have described him as the greatest judge of our time. These tributes do not rest simply on his holding the top three positions in the British legal hierarchy: Mast...Read More >> Lord Bingham:  brilliant barrister and a judge for our age
In This Issue
The Magdalen College Connection In this article, the Honourable Justice Peter Applegarth highlights the connection between Magdalen College at the University of Oxford and the Queensland Bar. In particular, His Honour explains...Read More >>
A Conversation with Cedric - Part 1Cedric Edward Keid Hampson AO, RFD, QC was born in 1933, the eldest of three children. He attended St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace and, thereafter, graduated from the University of Queensla...Read More >>
A Conversation with Cedric - Part 2Alternative Dispute Resolution Another relatively modern trend is alternative dispute resolution. What do you think about that? Well, if you look at fundamentals, the first point about it was ...Read More >>
The Admiring Junior Ian Diehm was a member of Bracton Chambers, and chronicled memorable quotes from its members. Here he recalls the admiration of then junior barrister, Pat Keane, for Cedric Hampson QC. Read More >>
History of the Queensland BarTwo years ago at the dinner to celebrate the Honourable Justice Kiefel’s elevation, James Crowley QC listened with great interest to Her Honour’s reminiscences. It was then that he decided...Read More >>
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ... Read More >>
Travelling NorthOn 9 September 2010, Richard Douglas SC presented his paper: Ethical Mediation – No Oxymoron as part of the BAQ-James Cook University Continuing Professional Development Series.  Read More >>
From the EditorAs this is my last edition of Hearsay as Editor, I want to express my appreciation to all those who have assisted the publication over the past five years. From the moment Hearsay was first mooted t...Read More >>
SILQ BarristerSILQ Barrister: Australia’s leading software for barristers. SILQ takes care of your business so you can spend more time on your business. Available on both Mac and PC function MM_prel...Read More >>
Doing without Discovery?Some Comparative perspectives Discovery in the common law jurisdictions The Queensland Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 stipulate that a party to a proceeding ‘has a duty to disclose to ea...Read More >>
The Hogan Dilemma - How can you go with a DPO? The subject matter of this article has become topical again as a result of recent publicity surrounding the service of a Departure Prohibition Order (“DPO”) on Paul Hogan. I make no ...Read More >>
BAQ Family Law FunctionAt a function hosted by the Bar Council on 17 August 2010, speeches were delivered by the Honourable Justice Peter Murphy of the Family Court of Australia Richard Douglas SC, President of the Bar Asso...Read More >>
Santos Place - Last Remaining Half FloorSince its completion in 2009, the landmark 6 Star Green Star Santos Place located in Brisbane’s North Quarter precinct has inspired the relocation of as many as ninety of Brisbane’s barris...Read More >>
RAAF Legal ReserveThe RAAF Legal Reserve has vacancies for reserve legal officers who reside in the Brisbane and Townsville areas to provide legal support primarily to RAAF Amberley and RAAF Townsville. RAAF ...Read More >>
Bank of QueenslandExperience the difference of Bank of Queensland’s Private Bank. Bank of Queensland's Private Bank is designed to provide a high level of personalised service to a select group of highly valu...Read More >>
Increases in the Civil Jurisdiction of the District and Magistrates CourtsOn 13 August 2010 the Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Act 2010 (‘the Amending Act’) received royal assent. The Amending Act affects increases to the civi...Read More >>
Waiver of Statutory Rights and Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 - An UpdateForeword I presented this paper to the Bar Association as part of its CPD program on 4 August 2010. When I initially agreed to present the paper I was unaware of the proposed amendments to PAMDA whi...Read More >>
University of Queensland Law Revue 2010When the Hon. M. D. Kirby, A.C., C.M.G. promotes the University of Queensland Law Revue as the best in Australia, his endorsement is a judgment which brooks no dissent. A certain degree of bias, howev...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary Notes The 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 >>
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary Notes The 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 >>
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Reviewing Academic Standards for the Bachelor of LawsThe Federal Government intends evaluating graduate learning outcomes against academic standards. This paper describes the work of the Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Project in Law in facilit...Read More >>
Book Review: Ross on Crime4th Edition1 By David Ross QC Published by Thomson Reuters Reviewed by Chris Tam Ross on Crime is now into is fourth edition.  Its author, David John Ross QC was a pre-eminent crimina...Read More >>
Mercedes-Benz Brisbane Remarkable operating leases across the E-Class & CLK Range   E280 Sport Edition from $288* plus $28.80 GST per week. CLK 280 with Avantgarde AMG Sports Package from $298* plus $29.80 GST ...Read More >>
Book Review: The Failure of Free-Market EconomicsBy Martin Feil Published by Scribe Publications Reviewed by Dan O’Gorman SC The author (who has 40 years experience in trade and industry-policy issues) intends this book to be a wake-up ...Read More >>
From the WebFrom time to time, our hard-working journalists take time out to surf the web and, yes, such a practice is allowed under the workplace agreements in place with our staff. What follows is a selection o...Read More >>
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