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Inbrief

Another successful CEO Sleepout for Moses SC

Philanthropy

InBrief can report that Arthur Moses SC has survived his fifth Vinnies CEO Sleepout and raised nearly $25,000 along the way.

"The Bar Association was thanked for it’s support last...

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Decisions of interest

Practice support

The NSW Court of Appeal has published its latest Decisions of Interest Bulletin on the Court of Appeal website. Learn more here.

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Practising Certificate Renewals 2021-2022 - PII requirements

The period for practising certificate renewals has commenced and will run until 30 June 2021. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2021.

Please note that it is a requirement for the issuing...

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Toongabbie Legal Centre Seminars – 19 and 21 June 2021

The Toongabbie Legal Centre will be holding a full day seminar “e-Conveyancing and its Fundamentals” on Saturday 19 June 2021, and a webinar “NSW Foreign Surcharge Duty – Traps and Practical...

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The Janet Coombs Lunch for New Female Barristers – Wednesday 23 June at 1pm

Hosted by the Women Barristers Forum & WLANSW

Please join us, and distinguished guests, for our biannual lunch to welcome the new female barristers to the NSW Bar. This is a great networking event,...

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COVID-19 update for Greater Sydney

Members are advised the Premier issued a statement this morning stating, as of 4pm today masks are mandatory on public transport in Greater Sydney, for the next 5 days.

Masks are recommended at...

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2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

Judge Kara Shead SC and Judge Craig Smith SC will lead the NSW Bar Associations 2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program. The practical in-person training...

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NCAT Member Recruitment

The Attorney General is calling for expressions of interest from qualified persons for appointment to NCAT as part-time Senior Members and a full-time Senior Member (Consumer and Commercial...

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Gazette Registration - Annual Federal Courts and Tribunals Fee Increases from 1 July 2021

Members are advised that the fees payable in the Federal Courts and Tribunals will increase from 1 July 2021 to reflect changes to the consumer price index over the past financial year.

This is an...

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Room for Licence - 2 Selborne Chambers

A large external room with an adjoining half room suitable for room-share or an assistant is available for licence.

Both rooms have ample storage and shelving, as well as natural light.

Monthly...

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Room for Sale - 5 Selborne Chambers

5 Selborne has a room available for immediate purchase.

The room has Phillip Street frontage is air-conditioned, and elegantly appointed with ample storage and shelving and (if required) furniture....

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Class Actions: Capital, Regulation and the Public Interest - Thursday 15 July 2021, 5.00pm – 6.45pm

The Australian Academy of Law and the Law Council of Australia's Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section jointly present a seminar "Class Actions: Capital, Regulation and the Public...

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Moses SC will be out in the cold tonight

Philanthropy

The 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout is on tonight and Arthur Moses SC is just shy of his $20,000 fundraising target - $570 to be precise. Help him get across the line. As little as $55 can...

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Update to Criminal Law Guidelines

The Legal Aid NSW Board has approved changes to the Criminal Law Guidelines to ensure Aboriginal women are represented in the Local Court even when there is no risk of gaol. The changes apply to...

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Permanent or casual childcare in the city

Member services and benefits

The New South Wales Bar Association's Family Care Program can provide casual childcare in Guardian Early Learning's Bligh St and Phillip Street centres at short notice...

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Bar FC victorious against Factset Fundamentals FC

Bar FC came out today in one of its best open attacking performances of the season, with Tsang having three shots at goals within as many minutes, all of them narrowly missing. Hartford David then...

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Time to strengthen the rights of older people

On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Law Council of Australia remains committed to strengthening the rights of older people.

President of the Law Council, Dr Jacoba Brasch QC issued a Media...

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Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law mid-year dinner

ANZAPPL NSW is pleased to present our mid-year dinner function with a presentation by guest speaker Ms Sarah Hopkins, Co-chair, Just Reinvest NSW and the Managing Solicitor, Justice Projects,...

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Room available at Denman Chambers

Due to a forthcoming appointment, a room is now available for immediate sale or license.

The room is well appointed with a mahogany desk, bookshelves, robe closet as well as furniture and has access...

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Advanced Cross Examination

Webinar - Wednesday 23 June 2021

Join the Hon. Justice Natalie Adams and Phillip Boulten SC on Wednesday 23 June for a webinar on Advanced Cross-Examination. The webinar will cover techniques and...

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Victim Representation in International Tribunals

Webinar - Thursday 24 June 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Human Rights Committee is pleased to present a webinar on Victim Representation in International Tribunals on Thursday 24 June, at 5.15...

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Support the NSW Bar Runners

Wellbeing

Twice-deferred since that start of the pandemic, the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon is now set for Sunday, 27 June. In the hope that it will proceed, the Wellbeing Committee has...

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WBF Notice of AGM for 2020 & Election of office bearers: Tomorrow 16 June 2021

The Women Barristers’ Forum will be holding its AGM for 2020 via Zoom tomorrow Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 5:00pm. All women barristers are automatically members of the WBF. We invite all...

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Senior Counsel Information Seminar

Tomorrow 16 June at 5.15pm

The President, Michael McHugh SC and the Senior Vice President Gabrielle Bashir SC will host the Senior Counsel Information Seminar as a hybrid event offering attendance...

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Room available at Denman Chambers

Due to a forthcoming appointment, a room is now available for immediate sale or license.

The room is well appointed with a mahogany desk, bookshelves, robe closet as well as furniture and has access...

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