You and the law

Queensland Law Society considers community education about the law, legal system and solicitors’ services to be one of its most important functions.  The following information has been chosen to build understanding about how the law works, pro bono legal advice and legal rights.

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Legal and consumer rights

Your legal rights are common law rights as provided in local, state and federal law.  QLS supports your legal rights to ensure that legislation protects, rather than compromises, the welfare and interests of the broader community. Legal rights extend to goods and services you consume as an individual and the rules businesses have to comply with in order to provide a fair market place.

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Elder law (and abuse)

Elder law is a specialist area of practice that deals specifically with the unique legal challenges faced by some of the most vulnerable members of the community

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