2021 Queensland Law Society Council election

Election results announced

After a 3.5 week campaign and election, we are pleased to announce the election results.



Kara Thomson


Deputy President-elect

Michael Brennan


Vice President-elect

Chloe Kopilovic


Ordinary Member of Council-elect

  • Samantha Bolton 
  • Allison Caputo 
  • Michele Davis 
  • Genevieve Dee 
  • Sheetal Deo 
  • Bridie Edwards 
  • Peter Jolly 
  • Rebecca Pezzutti

We want to thank the membership for participating in the election, and also congratulate and recognise all candidates for their time and effort campaigning. 

The newly elected QLS Council will take office on 1 January 2022. We look forward to working with the new Council over the next two years to lead the Queensland legal profession.

The next QLS Council election will be held in September 2023.

Key roles & descriptions

Click on the roles below to learn more about their responsibilities.

About Council

Queensland Law Society (QLS) is an influential body on the state and national stage dedicated to advocating and providing thought leadership for the legal profession. QLS Council is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the 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, the annual operating plan, overseeing the financial management of the Society’s affairs and discharging the Society’s statutory duties under the Legal Profession Act 2007 (“the Act”).

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Contact us

If you are looking for more information on the Roll of Electors, nominations, voting or the election announcement, contact: 1300 367 757 or email elections@qls.com.au.