Celebrating our members​

QLS celebrates our loyal members who have contributed a remarkable 25 and 50 years to the Society and the profession.

Excellence in Law Awards

Meet this year’s QLS Excellence in Law Award winners. Read about their achievements and we showcase photos from the 2023 event.

150 years: Special series

This year, QLS is celebrating the 150-year anniversary since the first law society in Queensland with a series of feature articles. 



The President made it clear in her address that she sought to place no blame or shame on anyone, but rather wanted things to get better.
Shane Budden


David Quinn, Marsha Klipp, Emily Ng, Jean Lukin, Georgia Bailey, Georgia Homan, Kelvin Lee, Kate Milward, Max Pyne

In practice

Barristers Geoffrey Diehm KC and William Isdale offer 10 tips on expert opinion evidence in this two-part series. Here are the final five.
Dr William Isdale, Geoffrey Diehm


An election campaign is a great time to be a voter, because for a few short months – and only for those months – politicians of every stripe care about your opinion.
Shane Budden
Legal Aid Queensland CEO Nicky Davies shared her journey to Australia and LAQ on a recent episode of The Callover.
Natalie Gauld

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