A group of young Afghan refugees has taken a step closer to reuniting with their families with the help of law students from the UQ Pro Bono Centre.

19 December 2012

The opening of two new law clinics at The University of Queensland’s Pro Bono Centre is providing students more opportunities to develop skills through the University’s Clinical Legal Education (CLE) program.

18 December 2012

Going to work behind bars has enabled a group of University of Queensland law students to gain practical insight into the criminal justice system and a better understanding of those affected by it.

13 December 2012

The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, the Arts Law Centre of Australia and the Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services are among the organisations that have benefitted from support provided by The University of Queensland's Pro...

13 December 2012

A spring clean by academics from The University of Queensland Law School has led to a donation of forty legal textbooks to the Prisoners’ Legal Service (PLS) in Brisbane.

28 November 2012
From left: Chief Justice of the Federal Court Patrick Keane; Mrs Elizabeth Barry and Sir Thomas Atkin Morison unveil a replica plaque

The University of Queensland and the Federal Court of Australia co-hosted an event to commemorate the birthplace of Lord Atkin of Aberdovey, one of the world's most influential common law judges, at a ceremony in Brisbane on Wednesday.

28 November 2012
ACPL Director Professor Ross Grantham confirmed that UQ’s Law School is ideally positioned to become an internationally recognised centre of excellence in the field of private law.

The University of Queensland is set to be the leading provider of private law research and education in the Asia-Pacific region with the establishment of the Australian Centre for Private Law (ACPL) within the TC Beirne School of Law.

7 November 2012

The University of Queensland School of Law has won its fourth mooting title in 2012 after winning the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) National Mooting Competition.

23 October 2012

Two University of Queensland law students have contributed to a successful appeal against the sentence in the case of Leslie Andrews, a 63 year-old Aboriginal man convicted of unlawful wounding in March this year.

4 October 2012

The University of Queensland Law Student Society (UQLS) will delve into the reasons for a high rate of depression, stress and anxiety among law students at a mental health forum this month.

6 September 2012

The University of Queensland has added to its remarkable mooting record in 2012 by winning the Shine Lawyers Torts Moot Competition.

28 August 2012
Moot competition winners (from left) Michelle Taylor from UQ team sponsor Norton Rose, Bianca Kabel, Joshua Underwood, Mitchell Beebe, Coach Dr Sarah Derrington, and UQ Law School Director of Mooting Dr Peter Billings.

Law students from The University of Queensland have built on their strong mooting record, winning the 13th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot competition.

16 August 2012
UQ Professor Jennifer Corrin in Solomon Islands.

Research from The University of Queensland aimed at promoting institutional reform in neighbouring countries, has received $902,000 in this year’s round of Future Fellowships.

30 July 2012

The Director of The University of Queensland Pro Bono Centre at the TC Beirne School of Law has expressed disappointment and regret at recent State Government funding cuts to the Environmental Defenders Offices in Brisbane and Cairns.

11 July 2012

The University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law will be offering insights into how law study can benefit every business professional, at an information evening in Brisbane next Thursday.

14 May 2012

Banning biker gangs and criminalising membership of outlaw motorcycle groups will not be an effective way to combat organised crime says legal expert Dr Andreas Schloenhardt of UQ’s TC Beirne School of Law.

3 May 2012

Around 170 young Australians will spend a day learning about the complex issues surrounding humanitarian law (the law of armed conflict), forced migration and seeking asylum at a conference hosted by The University of Queensland's TC Beirne School...

10 April 2012

The Chief Justice of Queensland, The Hon. Paul de Jersey AC, was among the distinguished guests who attended an official welcome for UQ's new Dean of Law, Professor Gerard Carney, at Customs House on 29 February.

6 March 2012

Students at UQ’s TC Beirne School of Law have a place to call their own after the opening of a $1.06 million Student Learning Centre in the historic Forgan Smith Building at St Lucia.

1 March 2012

Senator George Brandis SC and Graham Perrett MP are among the distinguished panel of speakers appearing at the forthcoming Rule of Law: Contemporary Issues Conference taking place in Brisbane on 20 April at the Hilton Hotel.

1 March 2012