As part of Queensland Law Society’s commitment to assist the profession to practise in an efficient, practical and ethical manner, we provide a number of complimentary resources and services to support the day-to-day operation of a law practice.

Guidance Statements

Queensland Law Society's Guidance Statements set out the Society's position in respect to specific subjects. Each Statement outlines a solicitor's ethical obligations in that particular subject area.

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Practice Support Tips

The Practice Support Tips provide practical and important information about file management, titles, project management in legal practise, clients rights, costs disclosure, postal rule and much more.

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Document Retention Guide

QLS guidelines following recent changes to the Legal Profession Act 2007 to allow practices, the QLS and community legal centres to destroy or dispose of client documents in certain circumstances notwithstanding the absence of express client authority. 

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Legal profession forms

The forms library contains all forms required under the Legal Profession Act 2007 and the Legal Profession Regulation, Legal Profession (Society) Rules and Queensland Law Society Administration Rule 2005.

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Latest news

Read and access daily legal news and views by the legal profession, for the legal profession.

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Search Warrant Guidelines

Queensland Law Society collaborated with the Queensland Police Service to develop the Search Warrant Guidelines.

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Domestic and Family Violence Portal

A collection of resources for practitioners dealing with domestic and family violence professionally or personally.

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Property Central

The upcoming e-conveyancing mandate marks the first step in a wave of property law reform that will take place over the next 12 months. Stay up to date with the upcoming changes as well as accessing resources, education and REIQ contracts.

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Remote Witnessing and Electronic Signatures

An information table outlining which documents can be remotely witnessed and when the use of electronic signatures are acceptable.

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