Queensland Law Society

QLS News

13 December 2018 – Family law reform – not everyone wins

Queensland Law Society today attended a public hearing to discuss proposed changes to the family law court system, explaining that the changes would not assist Australian families.

13 December 2018 – Practice Direction

The Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has issued Practice Direction 1 of 2019.

12 December 2018 – PPSR registrations – seven year period ends 30 January 2019

Members are reminded that under the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR), many registrations over serial numbered goods are applied for the maximum period of seven years. From 30 January 2019, it is possible that clients’ PPSR registrations (registered for seven years) will start to expire.

12 December 2018 – President's update

What a privilege it has been to have served as the 2018 QLS President. I was previously involved with the Society as a QLS Councillor for four years, but this year I have been able to witness firsthand the great work that QLS staff and committee members carry out day in, day out.