QLS First Nations Awards Winners 2021

We spoke with this year’s QLS First Nations Awards winners to learn a bit more about them and discuss their involvement with achieving justice outcomes for First Nations people.

Focus on voluntary assisted dying

QLS Proctor looks at how voluntary assisted dying is expected to work, and republishes a 2019 special feature that offered a range of viewpoints on this topical subject.

Community legal volunteers group photos

Community legal volunteers

Queensland has 34 not-for-profit community legal centres (CLCs). They have a long, established history of harnessing volunteer support and providing pro bono legal advice and assistance to society’s most vulnerable.



'Sovereign citizens' may 'not consent' to lawful directions, but what's the full story, and how should practitioners deal with them?
Ella Scoles
For more than 10 years the UQ Pro Bono Centre has been providing opportunities for undergraduate law students to undertake pro bono legal services.
Mandy Shircore

In business

In practice


Have you been wanting to find a mentor? Perhaps 2021 is the time to make mentoring matter in your workplace.
Joelene Nel
For lawyers, being unable to grieve in that ‘common’ way can leave us lost as to how to acknowledge the life and death of their client, and to mourn in a healthy way. The grief of the lawyer is worthy of being acknowledged, and affirmed.
Lauren Phelps

Outside the law