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Resources to help you develop as an Early Career Lawyer

QLS and the Future Leaders Committee understand that the first few years of practise can be among the most challenging in a lawyer's career. It’s base camp and the path to the summit can seem daunting!

We want to make sure you stay connected, be it through social networking events, bespoke professional development courses or information and resources that will help your career development.

Whatever path you choose to take, we are here to support you.

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Top 5 research tips from your law library

Want to go from legal research novice to legal research expert? Your law library is here to help. To start, apply one (or all) of these top five research tips!

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These dedicated articles for Early Career Lawyers are exclusive to The Hub.

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Legal Tips and Guides

Briefing an expert in the Federal Court

This article highlights particular considerations for practitioners when briefing an expert in the Federal Court.

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More legal tips and guides

A collection of helpful how-tos every lawyer needs to know.

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Start here to help drive your career in law in the right direction. Choose from a range of resources that will guide, inform and educate.

Getting started

Looking for industry bodies or resources relevant to your area of practice? Connect with a range of organisations here.

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Ethics centre

Looking for ethical or practice management advice? Start here!

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The Callover | Podcast

The Callover

The Callover is a Queensland Law Society podcast created by young lawyers, for young lawyers. New episodes monthly!

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02 Nov 2023

Succession and Elder Law Conference

Join us for the highly-anticipated premier professional development event for Succession and Elder Law practitioners in Queensland.

Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to hear from top-notch experts as they analyse and discuss the latest legislation changes and updates in the fields of Succession Law and elder law. Gain practical tips and advice to enhance your expertise and excel in your everyday practice. At the end of the day, continue connecting with peers and colleagues at the complimentary networking drinks.

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Briefing the experts: strategies and techniques
20 Nov 2023

Briefing the experts: strategies and techniques

Join our comprehensive session on mastering the art of creating expert witness briefs. 

In the dynamic realm of law, the ability to succinctly and convincingly present complex technical information is paramount. Therefore, how you consider your client’s legal issues and how you present your client’s case to your expert carries with it enormous pressure and consequences.

In this engaging and enlightening workshop, you'll delve into the strategies and techniques that can elevate your drafting skills to new heights.

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Whether you are a partner or in the first year of PAE, the profession can be challenging.
Access a range of resources to help find your balance.

Anxiety Hack

Feeling anxious? Try this grounding 5-4-3-2-1 exercise from Calm.

Dealing with panic attacks

As an early career professional, the melting pot of stress, fatigue, pressure and any other life stressor you are managing outside of work, puts you in a high risk position for a panic attack.  

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Desk Yoga

10 minutes of yoga you can do at your desk, right in your chair.


Exclusively for members - 24hr confidential, personal and professional support.

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More wellbeing

Explore our full range of Wellbeing resources including videos, articles and downloads.

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Member benefits

Membership is more than just CPD and events. You can access discounts and special opportunities through your QLS membership for cars, electronics, flights and more.  

The Iconic

The leading brand for fashion and lifestyle across Australia and New Zealand, The Iconic offers a solution to any occasion. QLS members get a 20% off selected full priced items*.

The Iconic


As a member of Queensland Law Society you will enjoy exclusive offers on services provided by The Qantas Club.


Virgin Australia

Domestic and International Short-Haul discounts of up to 5% in Economy or 6% in Business Class.

Virgin Australia

Discounted gift cards

Through Member Benefits Australia online platform, QLS members can access various discounted gift cards for big brands.

Discounted Gift Cards

More benefits

Visit the QLS Member Rewards shopping platform, powered by Member Benefits Australia. Explore the full range of big brand offers including automotive, travel, electronics, entertainment, gift cards and more. 

Shopping Platform