About Us

Queensland Young Lawyers (QYL) is an independent not-for-profit association dedicated to encouraging and supporting the personal and professional development of young lawyers and barristers in Queensland.

We are a vibrant and energetic association that endeavours to serve its members by organising regular social, networking and career development events.

QYL is managed by a committee of member volunteers and operates pursuant to a written constitution. The committee meets monthly to discuss issues facing young lawyers, plan upcoming events and develop communications for members and our broader contact group.

About Us

Queensland Young Lawyers (QYL) is an independent not-for-profit association dedicated to encouraging and supporting the personal and professional development of young lawyers and barristers in Queensland.

We are a vibrant and energetic association that endeavours to serve its members by organising regular social, networking and career development events.

QYL is managed by a committee of member volunteers and operates pursuant to a written constitution. The committee meets monthly to discuss issues facing young lawyers, plan upcoming events and develop communications for members and our broader contact group.

Our Executive

  • President: Megan Dudley, Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers
  • Vice-President: Helen Driscoll, Rose Litigation Lawyers
  • Treasurer: Lysette Yates, BTLawyers
  • Secretary: Mitchell Page, Barry.Nilsson Lawyers
  • AYLC Representative: Stephanie Forward-Smith, Rouse Lawyers

Our Committee

  • Alysa Bucknall, Barry.Nilsson Lawyers 
  • Christiane Mullins, Office of Family and Child Official Solicitors 
  • Courtney Brown, South Geldard Lawyers
  • Emma Blay, Barry.Nilsson Lawyers 
  • Hannah Daley, Naughton McCarthy 
  • James Pratt, Mullins Lawyers
  • Katarine Kyle, Australian Family Lawyers 
  • Kate Witt, Holman Webb Lawyers
  • Kiarah Grace Kelly, Brisbane Family Law Centre
  • Krystal Harlen, Jeddart Chambers
  • Laura Wainwright, Hirst & Co
  • Michael Webster, McCullough Robertson Lawyers
  • Stacey Ward, Australian Family Lawyers
  • Will Macintosh, 35 West Chambers

Our Executive

  • President: Megan Dudley, Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers
  • Vice-President: Helen Driscoll, Rose Litigation Lawyers
  • Treasurer: Lysette Yates, BTLawyers
  • Secretary: Mitchell Page, Barry.Nilsson Lawyers
  • AYLC Representative: Stephanie Forward-Smith, Rouse Lawyers

Our Committee

  • Alysa Bucknall, Barry.Nilsson Lawyers 
  • Christiane Mullins, Office of Family and Child Official Solicitors 
  • Courtney Brown, South Geldard Lawyers
  • Emma Blay, Barry.Nilsson Lawyers 
  • Hannah Daley, Naughton McCarthy 
  • James Pratt, Mullins Lawyers
  • Katarine Kyle, Australian Family Lawyers 
  • Kate Witt, Holman Webb Lawyers
  • Kiarah Grace Kelly, Brisbane Family Law Centre
  • Krystal Harlen, Jeddart Chambers
  • Laura Wainwright, Hirst & Co
  • Michael Webster, McCullough Robertson Lawyers
  • Stacey Ward, Australian Family Lawyers
  • Will Macintosh, 35 West Chambers