Queensland Law Society

Make a difference on the Free Legal Advice Panel

As a result of the resignation of Brian Bartley (of Bartley Cohen) as a member of the Free Legal Advice Panel, we now invite Queensland Law Society members to apply to be appointed to the Free Legal Advice Panel. Brian has been a member of the panel since it was established in February 2005 and has made an outstanding contribution to representing the interests of members of the profession.  The Society is deeply grateful for his outstanding service.

The Society now seeks to appoint a solicitor to the panel who has:

  • an unblemished record of professional conduct
  • practised as a solicitor or barrister for at least 15 years
  • practised as a sole practitioner, partner, legal practitioner director, or senior associate of a law practice, or equivalent legal practice, for at least 5 years
  • substantial experience in litigation or criminal law and professional conduct disciplinary proceedings
  • is a QLS member

The Induction Manual provides further information about the role of a member of the Free Legal Advice Panel.

Interested solicitors are requested to submit their applications c/- David Franklin (d.franklin@qls.com.au) at the Society before 5pm, Friday 7 June 2013.