Proctor : May 2018
8 PROCTOR | May 2018 General costing services Kerrie Rosati, Leanne Francis and Bianca Haar are our court appointed costs assessors and are available to assess costs in all types of disputes including solicitor/client assessments and complex litigation matters. Costs Assessment Mediation services Shedding light on legal costs for over 30 years Appointment of receiver for Buck Rigley & Associates, Kedron On 5 April 2018, the Council of the Queensland Law Society Incorporated passed resolutions to appoint officers of the Society, jointly & severally, as the receiver for the law practice, Buck Rigley & Associates. 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 Walk this way for pro bono! The Queensland Legal Walk is a regular highlight of Law Week (14-20 May), celebrating the legal profession’s commitment to pro bono. This year’s walk will be held at 7am on Tuesday 15 May 2018 in centres across Queensland, including Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Toowoomba and Brisbane. In Brisbane, more than 600 supporters will walk from the Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law through the city and beside the Brisbane River, finishing with the walk awards and a breakfast sponsored by Queensland Law Society at the courts. LawRight aims to raise $150,000 to continue providing its services to clients of hospitals, mental health and Indigenous health services through its health justice partnerships. These partnerships improve the health and well- being of clients by addressing their housing, income and legal rights. Walkers and supporters are encouraged to donate or raise $200 each. Last year the individual award went to Chloe Sheptooha of Clayton Utz, who raised $1648, and the team award went to North Quarter Lane Chambers, who raised over $13,000. Please register for this year’s walk at qldlegalwalk.org.au by 8 May.