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. 


Principal forensic scientist and DNA expert witness Helen Roebuck discusses DNA expert 'evidence creep'.
Helen Roebuck


In practice

The advent of social media brings a whole new dimension to the situation, and it is one which embroils solicitors and barristers in an ethical dilemma.
Shane Budden
As the High Court has repeatedly emphasized, “the task of statutory construction must begin with a consideration of the text itself”.
Roger Traves KC


What I really need when car shopping is one of those camouflage suits the aliens in the Predator movies have.
Shane Budden
Game Changers is a short series of conversations with innovators in Queensland legal practice. It is an initiative of the Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee.
Jemima Harris
So my doctor has gone through his list and decided there are a number of unpleasant tests I had to endure before we part company.
Shane Budden

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