There are two Editors and three Sub-Editors of the Queensland Reports. They are practising barristers in Queensland, who provide their assistance on a largely voluntary basis:
Sarah Holland (Editor) – Barrister
Sarah Holland is a graduate of the University of Queensland (BA, LLB (Hons). In 2005 she was the recipient of a full scholarship to study at the University of Dublin, Trinity College (LLM (Dub)). She was called to the Bar in 2007. Prior to being called to the Bar Sarah was a solicitor with Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney. She was also an associate to the Hon Justice Susan Crennan in the Federal Court. She has been a sessional lecture at the T C Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland since 2008 where she is the course coordinator for the Media Law and Planning Law units.
Mark Evans (Editor) – Barrister
Mark Evans graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the Queensland University of Technology in 1990. Before commencing practice at the Bar he worked for solicitors for 10 years from February 1984, including five years as an articled clerk, and three years at Clayton Utz. He was admitted as a Barrister in 1993 in both New South Wales and Queensland, and commenced practice at the private bar in April 1994 in Brisbane where he has practised ever since. He has a diverse practice which includes commercial litigation, estate disputes, conflict of laws, building disputes and personal injuries. He saw his first criminal trial at the age of 14 in the District Court at Charleville, when his father, then a Magistrate, introduced him to the wonders of the law. From 17 August 2012 to 16 August 2016 he was the part-time Deputy Chairperson of the Land Tribunal under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 and a part-time member of the Land Court. He started reporting for the Queensland Reports in 1994 as a reporter and in January 2000 became a sub-editor, and later the senior sub-editor. He was appointed as Editor on 29 March 2017.
Justin Carter (Sub-Editor) – Barrister
Justin Carter holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and University Medal from Griffith University. Mr Carter commenced practice as a barrister in 2010. He serves as a Sub-Editor of the Queensland Reports. He also regularly contributes to other leading legal publications. Prior to commencing practice, Mr Carter served as associate to Justice Patrick Keane (then of the Queensland Court of Appeal), and Justices Graham Bell and James Barry of the Family Court of Australia.
Craig Francis (Sub-Editor) – Barrister
Craig Francis is a graduate of the Queensland University of Technology (LLB (Hons) and LLM (Hons)). Mr Francis commenced practice as a solicitor in 1984 and was admitted as a barrister in 1989. He has since 1992 served as a Reporter for the Queensland Reports. He was appointed Sub-Editor in February 2019.
Mark Eade (Sub-Editor) – Barrister
Mark Eade holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Information Technology with Distinction from the Queensland University of Technology. Mr Eade commenced practice as a barrister in 2016. Prior to being called to the Bar Mr Eade was the associate to the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC (as his Excellency then was), the Honourable Justice Peter Flanagan, and the Honourable Justice Ann Lyons. He serves as a Sub-Editor – Digital Content Manager of the Queensland Reports.
Bianca Kabel (Sub-Editor) – Barrister
Bianca Kabel holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland. She also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction from the University of Oxford (Magdalen College). She was called to the Bar in 2016. Prior to being called to the Bar, Bianca was the associate to the Honourable Justice David Jackson in the Supreme Court of Queensland and worked as a solicitor at Ashurst Australia.