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Expressions of Interest - Voluntary Assisting Dying Board

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The NSW Government is inviting applications from people interested in becoming a member of the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Board (the Board). The Board has important decision-making and advisory...

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Tonight: Writing Submissions in Commercial Law

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In person – Tuesday, 23 July 2024

The Commercial Law Section is pleased to host a CPD on “Written Submissions in Commercial Law” at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 23 July 2024. Chaired by the Hon Justice...

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What I have learned as the LGBTQI+ Advocate for Change

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Online, Wednesday, 7 August 2024

At the end of Sharyn Hall SC's ‘reign’ as the LGBTQI Advocate for Change, she would like to share with you her experience in the role and what she has learned...

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Room for sale at Trust Chambers

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Practice support

An external room has become available at Trust Chambers suitable for Silk or Senior Junior. The room is well lit with 2 large windows overlooking Hyde Park and Museum Station - the...

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Tomorrow: Advocacy and tips for under 5s appearing in Inquests and Inquiries

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In person – Wednesday, 24 July 2024

The NSW Bar Association’s Inquests and Inquiries Committee is pleased to invite you to attend a seminar on advocacy and tips for under 5s briefed to appear in...

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Farewell Sitting for The Honourable Justice Richard Button

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Retirements

The Honourable Justice Richard Button will retire as a Judge of the Common Law Division and an informal farewell sitting to mark this occasion will be held on Thursday 15 August 2024 in...

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Tomorrow: Swearing In of Belinda Rigg SC to the Supreme Court

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Appointment

The Swearing In Ceremony to welcome Belinda Rigg SC as a Judge of the Supreme Court of NSW will be held on Wednesday, 24 July 2024 at 9:15am in the Banco Court. Morning tea will follow.... Read more >

Mastering Direct Access: Navigating Pitfalls and Best Practices

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In-Person- Thursday, 15 August

Navigate the complexities and mitigate the professional risks associated with Direct Access briefs by joining our specialised CPD session, hosted by Thomas Bagley....

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Gender pay gap in the legal profession

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In person - Tuesday, 20 August 2024

Organised by the Women Barristers Forum, join Kate Eastman SC of New Chambers to consider the earning gap between male and female barristers as a structural...

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Invitation to Apply for the Legal Aid NSW Review Panel (LARP)

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Legal Aid NSW is pleased to invite you to apply for membership on the Legal Aid Review Panel (LARP). The Expression of Interest provides detailed information about the application process,...

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Courting: An Intimate History of Love and Law

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Online - Tuesday, 30 July 2024

Dr Alecia Simmonds is an Associate Professor in law at the University of Technology, Sydney. She has agreed to speak about her latest book Courting: An Intimate...

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Sybil Morrison Lecture – 14 August 2024

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The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to invite you to the 2024 Sybil Morrison Lecture. The Lecture will be held on 14 August 2024 in the Bar Association Common Room, with arrivals from...

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Update for the Profession - CrowdStrike - Impact on Courts and Tribunals

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Practice Support

Courts and Tribunals were impacted by the global IT issue on Friday afternoon. Staff from the Department of Communities and Justice have been working across the weekend to ensure...

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Senior Counsel Applications for 2024 are open

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To All Members of the Outer Bar

President Ruth Higgins SC invites applications for Senior Counsel for 2024. The principles governing the selection and appointment of those to be designated as senior...

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Mandatory Disclosure Statement

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Every barrister who holds a NSW practising certificate, is a member of the Bar Association and has approved professional indemnity insurance, is covered by the NSW Bar Association’s Professional...

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Forbes Society – 2024 Forbes Lecture Wednesday 31 July 2024

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The Forbes Society is pleased to inform members of the Bar Association about the 2024 Forbes Lecture by Daniel Yazdani on Wednesday 31 July 2024 in Banco Court, Level 13, Law Courts Building,...

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15 Bobber - Taylor SC, Chin SC and Paingakulam

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The 15 Bobber for Justice Ingmar Taylor, Justice David Chin and Justice Jane Paingakulam will be held on Friday, 16 August 2024 in the NSW Bar Association Common Room. The 15 Bobber will begin at...

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BarCare: Confidential Consultation, Counselling and Care

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Wellbeing

BarCare is an independent, professional counselling service, which helps the Bar to access appropriate psychological support when dealing with issues that may impact on their mental health...

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Tomorrow: Welcome Ceremony for Jane Paingakulam to Industrial Court of NSW and Industrial Relations Commission

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Appointments

Jane Paingakulam has been appointed the Deputy President of the Industrial Relations Commission and a judge of the Industrial Court.

A formal ceremony to mark the occasion will be held...

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Full Size Room for Sale at 4 Wentworth Chambers

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Practice Support

The room has built-in cupboards, shelving throughout, robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, painted in neutral tones and located on the eastern side with plenty...

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Today: Developing Good Tax and Financial Habits

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In person – Tuesday, 16 July 2024

On behalf of the Practice Development Committee, you are welcomed to join speakers Bill Nussbaum and Prue Cheeseman-Goodes from HLB Mann Judd to discuss the...

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15 Bobber - Seiden SC and Kumar

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The 15 Bobber for Judge Rashelle Seiden SC and Judge Miiko Kumar will be held on Friday, 9 August 2024 in the NSW Bar Association Common Room. The 15 Bobber will begin at 5pm with speeches commencing...

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Opportunities for Judicial appointments in PNG

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The Chief Justice of the National and Supreme Court of PNG is recruiting internationally for judges and magistrates appointments in PNG and is interested in nominations from Australian judicial...

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The Inaugural David Jackson AM KC Lecture 2025

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The Inaugural David Jackson AM KC Lecture will be held on Wednesday 26 February 2025. The lecture will be presented by the Hon Susan Kiefel AC KC, the former Chief Justice of the High Court of...

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Have you moved or changed any of your contact details recently?

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Clause 61 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Regulation 2015 requires a barrister to notify the Bar Association, in writing, of any change in the particulars relating to the barrister...

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