Queensland Law Society

Guidance Statements

Council of the Queensland Law Society has directed that a series of Guidance Statements be published. They are a continuation of the obligation of the Profession to set its own standards of conduct.

Queensland Law Society's Guidance Statements set out the Society's position in respect to specific subjects.

Each Statement outlines a solicitor's ethical obligations in that particular subject area.


Guidance Statement No. 6 - Form of Delivery for Client Documents

28 September 2016


Guidance Statement No. 5 - Witnessing Enduring Powers of Attorney

2 November 2015


Guidance Statement No. 4 - Receiving Referral Fees and Rule 12.4.3 Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules 2012

30 June 2015


Guidance Statement No. 3 - Paying Referral Fees and Rule 12.4.4 Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules 2012

30 June 2015


Guidance Statement No. 2 - Ongoing Costs Disclosure

5 May 2015


Guidance Statement No. 1 - Undertakings

27 February 2015