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Law Alumni QUT Chapter

If you would you like to catch up with former classmates, network, or give back to the university community, the QUT Law Alumni Chapter is for you.

We host a range of social events throughout the year and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, such as mentoring students.

To join the chapter, contact QUT Alumni and connect with Law Alumni QUT on LinkedIn. Membership is free.

Find out more about QUT alumni benefits and activities

Alumnus of the year

With nearly 30 years’ experience as a legal advocate for Indigenous Australians, Tony McAvoy is the 2018 QUT Alumnus of the Year and Faculty of Law Outstanding Alumni Award Winner.

Tony specialises in coronial inquests, and is an expert in administrative, human rights, discrimination, and criminal law.

The Honourable Chief Justice Holmes was appointed Chief Justice of Queensland in 2015.

Her Honour completed the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at QUT in 1982.

Darryl McDonough is one of Queensland's most respected company directors and a consultant with Clayton Utz.

He was among the first cohort of QUT law graduates in 1983 and was named QUT's 2017 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.

Katie Richards is CEO and founder of online law firm, Virtual Legal, which uses specialised technology to provide a range of legal services.

Katie graduated from QUT with a Law and Business degree in 2006.

News and events

17 Apr 2019

Therapeutic Jurisprudence Symposium 2019

The inaugural Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) symposium of the Oceania Chapter of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence (ISTJ) was recently held at QUT.

15 Apr 2019

Saving our Migratory Shorebirds: The Role of Law

The number of migratory shorebirds in Asia Pacific region is in decline. At a recent event, four keynote speakers discussed this pressing topic, and how the effective conservation of migratory shorebirds relies on effective collaboration between law and science.

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