Queensland Law Society

Modern Advocate Lecture Series 2019


The QLS Ethics and Practice Centre’s Modern Advocate Lecture Series aims to foster collegiality in the junior ranks of the profession and to imbue young practitioners with the knowledge and skills to sharpen their advocacy.

Thursday 4 April – lecture one

The Honourable Justice Berna Collier, Federal Court of Australia | Law Society House, Brisbane

Title: "Appearing in the Federal Court – What Judges Want"


Thursday 20 June – lecture two

The Honourable Justice James Henry, Supreme Court of Queensland | Cairns

Title: "Wanted: Oral advocacy, apply at first instance"


Thursday 8 August – lecture three

Judge Felicity Hampel SC, County Court of Victoria | Law Society House, Brisbane

Title: "Making a difference"


Thursday 10 October – lecture four

The Honourable Justice Soraya Ryan, Supreme Court of Queensland | Law Society House, Brisbane

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