Queensland Law Society is an influential body on the state and national stage for effecting change and providing thought leadership for the legal profession.
In accordance with the Legal Profession Act 2007, in the first year Council comprises of 13 members, being four office bearers – president, deputy president, vice president and immediate past president – and eight elected Council members. In addition, the Attorney-General nominates a Council representative. In the second year there are 12 members, with a vacancy in the office of the deputy president following the deputy’s succession to the office of president.
Council is responsible for the governance of Queensland Law Society including the continual review of the strategic plan and the Society’s performance as reported through the CEO. Council is also responsible for approving the annual budget and overseeing the financial management of the Society’s affairs.