Proctor : April 2017
10 PROCTOR | April 2017 Friday 5 May | Empire Apartment Hotel, Rockhampton QLS is showcasing the local and intrastate experts in Rockhampton! This is your chance to get updates in the practice areas that matter to you most: family, succession, property, personal injuries, business and civil litigation. Strengthen the way you practice and grow your network. To learn more or to register visit qls.com.au/events 7 Appointment of receiver for Dave McHenry & Associates, Lawyers, Gladstone On 16 March 2017, the Executive Committee of the Council of the Queensland Law Society Incorporated (the Society) passed resolutions to appoint officers of the Society, jointly and severally, as the receiver for the law practice, Dave McHenry & Associates, Lawyers. The role of the receiver is to arrange for the orderly disposition of client files and safe custody documents to clients and to organise the payment of trust money to clients or entitled beneficiaries. Enquiries should be directed to Sherry Brown or Glenn Forster at the Society on 07 3842 5888. News A great view of advocacy Land Court of Queensland President Fleur Kingham provided practical advice and invaluable insight into the judicial process and the art of advocacy at the first lecture of 2017 in the QLS Ethics Centre’s Modern Advocate Lecture Series on 2 March. Her presentation on ‘Maximising your impact as an advocate: A view from the bench’ was very well received by a capacity audience representing both branches of the profession and is available as a PDF from qls.com.au > Ethics Centre > Modern Advocate Lecture Series > Modern Advocate Lectures Series 2017. Lecture two in the 2017 series will be delivered by recently retired Court of Appeal President the Honourable Margaret McMurdo AC on Thursday 11 May at Law Society House.