Queensland Law Society

QLS News

5 August 2020 – Charging Outlays and Disbursements

One of the roles of the Trust Account Investigations (TAI) team of the Queensland Law Society (the Society) is to assist and provide guidance to practitioners and law practices regarding their statutory obligations under the Legal Profession Act 2007 and Legal Profession Regulation 2017 (the Regulation).

22 July 2020 – Resumption of some in-person AAT hearings

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has advised that they are taking steps to resume some in-person hearings at all AAT registries except for Melbourne.

22 July 2020 – Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court referral re-opening

QDAC commenced listing first referrals for the week of 13 July 2020.

21 July 2020 – Reminder regarding online applications for the listing of criminal matters in the Magistrates Court

Practitioners are reminded that Practice Direction No 7. Of 2020 facilitates online applications for the listing of all criminal matters to the Magistrates Court by legal representatives.