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BAQ Conference 2011

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 48: 2011
Swearing-in of Ms Jean Dalton S.C. Swearing-in of Ms Jean Dalton S.C.The speech given by The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC at the swearing-in ceremony of Ms Jean Dalton S.C. is reproduced below. The ceremony was held on 25 February 2011 in the Banco Court. &nbs...Read More >>
Speech by Justice Logan - UQLS Annual Drinks with the ProfessionThe following is a copy of a recent speech by the Honourable Justice Logan RFD at the University of Queensland Law Society’s Annual Drinks with the Profession. The event was held on 17...Read More >> Speech by Justice Logan - UQLS Annual Drinks with the Profession
In This Issue
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ... Read More >>
Casenote: Telstra White and Yellow Pages caseAs Dimitrios G. Eliades writes, the law of copyright surrounding compilations of fact has undergone some adjustment since Telstra successfully appealed to the Full Court in 2002 in Desktop Market...Read More >>
The Price of a Ride on The Tiger's Back This article by John de Meyrick is based on a talk given to a recent conference of senior company mangers on the subject of legal costs. Mr de Meyrick is a barrister and Fellow of the Austra...Read More >>
Communicating with Indigenous ClientsThis article by Josh Creamer outlines the key elements in developing and maintaining a good relationship with indigenous clients and provides helpful advice on achieving a greater level of communicati...Read More >>
Law TV - Sky News Behind every corporate decision is a regulatory framework. Hosted by Carson Scott for Sky News Australia, Law TV discusses how these frameworks are used, changes to corporate regulations and the legal...Read More >>
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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 >>
How the rogue accountant got away with it, but not by hopping on the ferry to St MaloR (on the application of Coke-Wallis) V Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales [2011] UKSC 1 The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom recently delivered a judgment (‘Coke-W...Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read More >>
Expert Evidence Reforms – How Are They WorkingThe following paper was presented by Judge ME Rackemann on 5 March 2011 at the Bar Association of Queensland's Annual Conference held recently on the Gold Coast. His Honour is currently Judge of ...Read More >>
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Casenote: Roadshow Films Pty Limited v iiNet LimitedAt first blush, the position of internet service providers (ISPs) might appear secure following the finding by the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia that iiNet was not responsible for ...Read More >>
Itemisation and Assessment of a Barrister's Fee Note  In the following article Richard Douglas S.C. outlines the key issues regarding the assessment of a barrister's fee note following the session held at the Association's annual c...Read More >>
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The Duty Owed to the Court: The Overarching Purpose of Dispute Resolution in AustraliaThe speech delivered by the Honourable Marilyn Warren AC, at the Bar Association of Queensland Annual Conference is reproduced below. Hearsay is grateful to Her Honour for granting permission to ...Read More >>
Book Review: The Deeds of my FathersBy Paul David Pope Published by Scribe Publications Reviewed by Brian Morgan Read More >>
Book Review: WordwatchingBy Julian Burnside Published by Scribe, 2009  Reviewed by Robert Quirk Read More >>
Early Distribution and Claims for ProvisionExecutors who distribute the estate within six months after the testator’s death do so at their peril. Written by Charles Wilson, this article examines the rights potentially available to family...Read More >>
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Book Review: BrisbaneAuthor: Matthew Condon Publisher: New South Wales University Press Reviewed by Stephen Keim Read More >>
Book Review: How to Cause a Scandal Adventures in Bad Behaviour Author: Laura Kipnis Reviewed by Brian Morgan Read More >>
SILQ Barrister SILQ 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 ...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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