QLS Ethics and Practice Centre
The QLS Ethics and Practice Centre’s aim is to foster the professional values of fidelity, service and courage. Services offered by the Centre are professional and membership based. This is achieved by delivering practical legal ethics support to the profession and providing a range of practice support services to reduce professional conduct issues and risks faced by all legal practices.
You will have the opportunity to better understand the principles and practices that underlie legal practice management.
The knowledge that you will acquire includes identifying legal risk, the adoption of prudent management practices, the drafting of memorandum and correspondence, and governance of committees.
You will further develop your skills through your exposure to our oral presentations and the ethical framework that is appropriate for legal practices.
Our Legal Policy team supports the Society’s policy committees in responding to, and representing, the legal profession in current law reform issues of importance. They also develop and maintain key strategic relationships with government stakeholders at the local, state and federal levels to further this mission. You will be involved in:
- coordinating and contributing to the work of the QLS legal policy committees (comprised of senior expert legal practitioners) to research, advocate and educate on current law reform issues of relevance to the Queensland legal profession
- drafting complex legal policy submissions
- presenting at public hearings before federal and state Parliamentary committees
- contributing to media briefings