Practice Support

As part of the QLS Ethics and Practice Centre’s commitment to assist QLS Members to practise in an efficient, practical and ethical manner, we provide a number of resources and services to support the day-to-day operation of Queensland legal practices.

Practice Advisory Service

The Practice Advisory Service is available for free to Queensland legal practices owned and operated by full members of QLS.

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Anti-Money Laundering / Counter Terrorism Financing

QLS has maintained a position of significant concern at the imposition of any additional unnecessary regulation and compliance costs on the local legal profession since the inception of the AML/CTF scheme in 2006.

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Information on communication and appropriate engagement with clients, colleagues / community and the courts

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Costs & Billing

Resources include the Costs Guide, disclosure checklists and other FAQs

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Practice Management

Business and practice management resources designed to create a sustainable practice

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Records Management

File and records management essentials

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Technology & Innovation

Digital communication, virtual management, cybersecurity

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Practice support tips

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Practice Support Services

QLS provides a number of Practice Support services.  We have featured some below to assist you. 

Business Advisory Service (BAS)

The Business Advisory Service (BAS) offers guidance to members and their practices on budgeting, financials, pricing, succession planning, staffing, business development, establishment options, technology and cybersecurity.

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Employment Law Advice Service (ELAS)

The Employment Law Advice Service (ELAS) offers guidance to members and their practices who have employment law issues. This service is provided via subject matter experts.

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Costs Advisory Service (CAS)

The Costs Advisory Service (CAS) offers guidance to members and their practices on costs issues such as regulatory requirements, disclosure, costs agreement and the assessment process.                

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Workplace Conduct Advisory Service (WCAS)

Eligible members may seek advice concerning complaints involving discrimination, sexual harassment or workplace bullying and the design of appropriate policies to deal with such conduct.

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