Queensland Law Society

COVID-19 information and resources

Stay informed about the key developments in the legal profession’s response to COVID-19.

You will find information on this hub about Queensland’s emergency legislation that was passed in Parliament on 22 April, QLS’s Ethics and Practice Centre expanded services, updates from the Courts, commissions and tribunals and industry, advice and guidance to firms and individuals during the COVID-19 situation plus much more.

This page will be regularly updated with relevant information about COVID-19 as it becomes available.

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QLS President and CEO update

QLS CEO Rolf Moses and President Luke Murphy recently announced some details of the second phase of QLS’s support for legal practitioners. This support is able to be provided due to $750,000 funding from Queensland Law Foundation.

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View the 27 May video update.


Courts, commissions and tribunals

For regularly updated information about courts, commissions and tribunals.

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Individual practitioners

Assistance for individual QLS members and legal practitioners to navigate the evolving COVID-19 situation.

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Law firms will need to consider risks associated with coronavirus (COVID-19) this section will provide some overviews of the matters that need to be considered for the appropriate management of Queensland practices.

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QLS changes to service

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to evolve, please see the following important information about the steps QLS are taking to navigate through these unprecedented times.

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Property law updates

Discover updates that relate to property law and conveyancing transactions.

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Criminal law

Criminal law updates

Discover updates that relate to criminal law.

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Questions answered

COVID-19 related FAQs

Discover recently asked questions (and answers) associated with dealing with client legal issues in this environment.

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Industry notices

Industry notices

A range of industry organisations have provided updates for practitioners to assist them continue to practise through these unprecedented times.

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