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 ‘no fear’ ethos filters down to suburban football grounds where young people play junior sport with stars in their eyes - and sadly sometimes in their heads.
Annette Greenhow
The national inquiry obtained testimony from 535 First Nations peoples and hundreds of letters and testimonies from other people.
Heather Ferris


In practice

Financial services regulatory reforms since the Banking Royal Commission provide excellent examples of the need for all corporate and in-house lawyers to upskill and enhance how they provide advice.
Matthew Newell
While the damages in this case were small, it is easy to see how the same issue could arise with much bigger stakes.
Shane Budden


Yes, fatefully, Christmas brings together City Dwellers and those who live in the suburbs during the day; this is a bad idea.
Shane Budden

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