Queensland Law Society

Ethics and practice support

Run your practice efficiently and ethically.

The QLS Ethics and Practice Centre provides legal ethics and practice support guidance and education to members.

Bespoke Ethics Sessions

Our solicitors are available to present Bespoke Ethics Sessions to firms or organisations in-house. These sessions count towards your mandatory practical legal ethics CPD requirements and are provided free of charge for QLS members. Sessions can also be designed specifically for your firm, practice area or a specific audience. For a list of our existing presentations or if you would like to book a session, please contact the QLS Ethics and Practice Centre.

Modern Advocate Lecture Series (MALS)

The QLS Ethics and Practice Centre’s Modern Advocate Lecture Series aims to foster collegiality in the profession and to enhance young practitioners’ knowledge and skills in practical advocacy.

Solicitor Advocate Course

Increase your skill base for advocacy work in courts and tribunals at an intensive advocacy workshop conducted by the QLS Ethics and Practice Centre and the Australian Advocacy Institute.

Legal Matter Management

The legal matter management workshop identifies the principles of client management. You will be given practical guidance to identify client expectations, define the scope of your retainer and assist you in defining your relationship with the client. You will also discuss practical scenarios and examples, and be provided with tools and checklists you can implement in your practice.