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icon_from_ed.jpgThis month’s Hearsay has Levels 16 and 17 of Quay Central as the featured chambers. The group comprises some of the most talented members of our Bar and we here at Hearsay are grateful to have their leading contributions by articles within this month’s edition ...read more

Law Week 2011

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 49: May 2011
Quay Central Levels 16 and 17 Quay Central Levels 16 and 17Twenty years ago, Richard Chesterman QC, Ian Hanger QC, Russell Hanson QC and others established two sets of associated chambers on the top two levels of the newly constructed “Quay Central&rdqu...Read More >>
In Brief - News and Current Affairs  News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...     Law Week 2011 The Department of Justice and Attorne...Read More >> In Brief - News and Current Affairs
In This Issue
Background Facts and Contract InterpretationThis article by J.D. McKenna S.C. examines the principles of interpretation developed by the common law, and their implications for practising barristers in the interpretation of instruments and ...Read More >>
Advice from a Young BarristerThis article by David Chesterman makes helpful suggestions for junior barristers wishing to establish themselves at the Bar. Read More >>
Northbuild Construction Pty Ltd v Central Interior Linings Pty Ltd & Ors [2011] QCA 22 As Michael de Waard explains, this decision relates to an appeal from the decision of the trial judge, who had upheld an adjudicator’s award of a progress payment under the Building and Con...Read More >>
Media Law Updates This article by Patrick McCafferty provides an overview of recent developments in Australian cases in media law. Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. 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 >>
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 >>
Book Review: Blackstone and his CommentariesEditor:  Wilfrid Prest Publisher: Hart Publishing 1 Reviewed by Stephen KeimRead More >>
Fitness FirstExclusive Invitation - Corporate Appreciation Night. As a valued Corporate Partner of Fitness First, we’d like to thank you for your ongoing support by inviting your whole team to join us for a...Read More >>
Starting at the Bar – Some Brief Observations Developing a sustainable practice at the bar is a challenge all new barristers will face. In this article Chris Wilson points out some key strategies for establishing a sufficient ...Read More >>
Oracle Investment Services Life Insurance, Total & Permanent Disability, Income Protection, Trauma Cover, Buy & Sell Insurance, Business Protection Insurance  Read More >>
Book Review: Pereira Mountains Author: Antonio Tabucchi Publisher: Canongate 1 Reviewed by Stephen Keim Read More >>
Leave to Proceed Against a Company in Liquidation– Actions for Declaratory or Injunctive Relief by the Corporate Regulator under s 471B of the Corporations Act This article by Ben McEniery discusses the matters a court will consider when...Read More >>
The Australian Consumer LawAspects of the Reforms This article by Adam Pomerenke examines the new provisions of the Australian Consumer Law concerning representations with respect to future matters and unfair contract te...Read More >>
Book Review: HMS Surprise Author: Patrick O'Brian1 Publisher: Harper Perenniel2 Reviewed by Stephen Keim   Read More >>
Book Review: Easements and Restrictive CovenantsBy Bradbrook and Neave Published by Lexis Nexis Butterworths Reviewed by Dominic Katter Bradbrook and Neave’s Easements and Restrictive Covenants is the leading Australian text in this area o...Read More >>
Book Review: Family Law In Australia 7th EditionBy Lisa Young & Geoff Monahan Published by Lexis Nexis Butterworths Reviewed by James McNab This comprehensive 7th edition text is current as at August 2009.  The book has 16 c...Read More >>
Mercedes-Benz Brisbane Introducing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Programme for Queensland Bar Association members. When you own a Mercedes-Benz, you become a part of a culture of excellence. It’s what defines us ...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 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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