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icon_from_ed.jpgThis month’s edition of Hearsay renews the practice of “Featured Chambers” in the publication. Aptly, given the renewal of this segment, the chambers featured is that of a new group, being 35 West Chambers in Santos Place. Given the ever increasing ... read more

Featured Chambers: 35 West Chambers

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 46: 2010
From the President - Six Month Report to Members From the President - Six Month Report to MembersBar Council  Election for the Bar Council, the governing body of the Bar Association, ensued recently. I thank members for the opportunity to serve a second (and final) year as Association...Read More >>
Queensland Circuit Courts – Art and Antics  The following is the speech given by Richard Douglas S.C. at the Central Queensland Law Association Conference Dinner held on 23 October 2010....Read More >> Queensland Circuit Courts – Art and Antics
In This Issue
Profile: 35 West Chambers  Ken Fleming QC Qualifications: LLB (Qld) First Call to Bar: 16/12/1976 Appointed Silk: 10/11/1988 Major Areas of Practice: Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration/Mediation/Eva...Read More >>
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ... Read More >>
Launch of "The Law of Politics" - Speeches delivered by the Hon Andrew Fraser MP and Graeme OrrWritten by Graeme Orr, "The Law of Politics"  was launched on 2 December 2010 at the Banco Court. The following is a copy of the addresses delivered at the event by the Hon Andrew Frase...Read More >>
How Unreasonable Can You Get?Peter Corkery analyses some recent cases dealing with the requirement often contained in indemnity policies for the insured to have acted "reasonably."Read More >>
The Law ReportPresented by Damien Carrick, the Law Report on ABC Radio National focuses on breaking legal stories across Australia and overseas, analysing law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of ju...Read More >>
iPAD + Court WiFi = An Unbeatable CombinationAlways on the search for effective technology to use in the courtroom, Kate Greenwood thinks that she has finally found the Holy Grail or at least Holy Grail v1.0 in the new iPad.Read More >>
The Registration of Shapes as Trade MarksThrough an examination of the relevant legsilative provisions and caselaw, this article by Dimitrios Eliadis explains the possibilities for registering a shape as a trade mark and the public poli...Read More >>
Has the Time Come to Abolish the Mocambique Rule? The following article by Willem Kilian examines the application and scope of the private international law known as the "Mocambique rule" and questions whether the rule ought ...Read More >>
‘Tis the Season for the Crown Law Choir Now in its 8th year, the Crown Law Choir has become one of the highlights of the working festive season in the Brisbane CBD. Details of the choir's upcoming performances are listed below.   Wi...Read More >>
Provision of Amendments under the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules An interesting point of practice and procedure pending determination is exposed by Stephen Lee. Read More >>
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Book Review: Employment Law - an outline 2nd EditionBy Natalie van der Waarden Published by Lexis Nexis Reviewed by Dominic Katter The second edition of Employment Law – an outline is a 2010 update to the 2004 first edition. The first editio...Read More >>
Barber Tackles Legal Big WigWhen a former state premier’s wig needed a touch up there was only one person to turn to – Brisbane barber Ross Coco. This was no ordinary hairdressing appointment, the wig belonged...Read More >>
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Book Review: Architects, Engineers and the Law 4th EditionBy John Cooke Published by The Federation Press Reviewed by Dominic Katter Architects, Engineers and the Law (fourth edition) provides a broad overview of numerous legal areas pertinent to profess...Read More >>
Santos Place - Last Remaining Half Floor Since 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 >>
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Book Review: No Way Down: Life and Death on K2By Graham Bowley Published by Harper Reviewed by Dan O’Gorman SC This is an account of how a multinational group of climbers became trapped by a falling glacier at the top of K2, the w...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 >>
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 >>
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