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iconpres The Legal Profession Act 2007 was passed during State Parliament’s May sitting. As anticipated, the Act conforms to the National Model Law concerning regulation of the legal profession by including specific provisions relating to costs disclosure and client agreements. Members are urged to acquaint themselves with this important legislation. read more

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 18: June 2007
Obituary - Sir James Killen Obituary - Sir James KillenSir James Killen AC KCMG, our former colleague, was not merely a barrister; he served as an air gunner in the RAAF during the Second World W...Read More >>
Podcast - Sir James KillenA podcast of historic live audio of  Sir James Killen (and friends) taken during Question Time in old Parliament House in 1978 may...Read More >> Podcast - Sir James Killen
In This Issue
In Brief - News and Current AffairsVale Peter McHugh It is with sadness that members learned that our colleague Peter McHugh passed away last weekend afte...Read More >>
Case Management - Fact Sheet and Flow ChartThe Honourable Justice Atkinson is the Judge responsible for the case flow management of the Supreme Court Civil List. H...Read More >>
Valedictory Ceremony - Magistrate Jim BarbelerFrank Sinatra's rendition of My Way provided Martin Daubney SC, in his then capacity as Vice-President of the ...Read More >>
The Uncertain Tort of Privacy InvasionIn this article, Peter Applegarth SC discusses a recent judgment of the Victorian County Court in which it was held...Read More >>
Review of the Protocol for the Appointment of Senior CounselOn 1 March 2007, the Bar Council established a Sub-Committee to undertake a review of the Protocol for the Appointment o...Read More >>
Grosvenor School of Law  Week 12, Unit 31 Interactions with your Opponent   In addition to oral and written advocacy, barrist...Read More >>
Family Provision Applications - Recent Developments and DecisionsOn 24 May 2007, Douglas Murphy SC delivered a paper at the LawAustralasia Conference in Brisbane in which he reviewed a ...Read More >>
An American in Oz: A Trial Lawyer's Thoughts on AdvocacyIn this article, Peter Axelrod continues his series - An American in Oz: A Trial Lawyer's Thoughts on Advocacy - with th...Read More >>
Intellectual Property - Case NotesAs Dimitrios Eliades explains in the following case note, the ownership of the rights associated with the use of archite...Read More >>
Valedictory Ceremony - Magistrate Gordon DeanGilbert and Sullivan provided the inspiration for the President's address at the Valedictory Ceremony for His Honour Mag...Read More >>
Ancient Roman Precedent for the Taking of BailIn this article, Andrew Lyons unearths a precedent for the taking of bail in ancient Rome and recounts the dramatic poli...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 >>
High Court of Australia Judgments - Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia have been prepared by the Public Informat...Read More >>
The Prism - Ken Fleming QCKen Fleming QC worked as a Public servant, performed National Service (1967 to 1969) and worked as a farmer before under...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 >>
Important 30 June Changes to Superannuationlegalsuper is Australia’s largest super fund dedicated to the legal sector and is custodian of over $920 million o...Read More >>
Survey Results Results of the Straw Poll Does the rule regarding the disclosure of prior convictions need revision?Read More >>
Book ReviewsReviewed in this issue ... Colonial Law Lords by JM Bennett Jacob's Law of Trusts in Australia, 7th Edition  ...Read More >>
Mercedes-Benz of BrisbaneMercedes-Benz of Brisbane would like to thank Hearsay for the opportunity to contribute to this publication. As we alrea...Read More >>
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