INSIGHTS

Higgins Chambers
Chief Justice Bowskill is speaking at a Young Commonwealth Lawyers Association (YCLA) webinar aimed at practitioners, students of law or those wishing to gain insight and understanding of how mental health affects us all on a day to day. Her Honour’s topic is “Strategies for...
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On 16 February 2024 Greg Barnes SC delivered a keynote speech to the Queensland Branch of the Australian Lawyers Alliance Annual Conference analysing youth justice issues in Queensland, including: suspension of the Human Rights Act 2019 to allow detention of children who breach bail in...
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On 7 February 2024 New Zealand’s top appellate court ruled in favour of a very significant climate case continuing to trial. While it remains to be seen whether the case will ultimately succeed at trial, four features make it a momentous, landmark win for the...
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Originally published in 1968 and re-published in 2022 to mark the centenary of the abolition of the death penalty in Queensland, The Penalty Is Death is an anthology concerning the capital punishment debate. The collection, divided into five parts, commences with two essays that provide comprehensive...
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  When I started as a barrister, over 20 years ago, I typically worked late each night and weekends. A few years into my practice, I realised I hadn’t taken a holiday in over two years. There always seemed to be something urgent to prepare...
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