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Inbrief

New South Wales Judicial Commission, Ngara Yura Committee: Making the Past Visible: The Colonial Frontier Massacre Map Project and the Legacies of Frontier Massacres

On Thursday 5 November 2020 at 5:15-6:30pm (Eastern Daylight Saving Time) there will be a webinar held by the Judicial Commission of New South Wales entitled "Making the Past Visible: The Colonial...

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New legal identity document - available 16 November 2020

The Adoption Legislation Amendment (Integrated Birth Certificates) Act 2020 amended the Adoption Act 2000 and Birth, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 to enable the issue of an Integrated...

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Election of 2021 Bar Council - the Ballot closes at 1pm on Tuesday 3 November

Ballot papers for the election of the 2021 Bar Council have been mailed to all those eligible to vote.

The Poll deadline is 1.00pm next Tuesday 3 November 2020. Ballot papers received after 1.00pm...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 30 October

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Walk around the Botanic Gardens every Monday at lunch time (weather permitting)

Wellbeing

Weather permitting, the Bar Walking Group meets at 1.05pm at the fountain at the top of Martin Place and Macquarie Street every Monday, with a 1.10 departure time. A quick lap of the...

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Gender and Sexuality Diverse Clients and the Law

Webinar - Tuesday 10 November

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to present 'Gender and Sexuality Diverse Clients and the Law' on Tuesday 10 November at 5.15 pm.

This CPD webinar will...

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Establishing & maintaining a successful practice

Two-Part Webinar - 4 November & 11 November

Understand how to build, manage and measure a successful practice in this interactive two-part webinar. Hosted over two, two-hour sessions, participants...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 29 October

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes the announcement from the...

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Court of Appeal Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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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The Refugee Advice and Casework Service's Judicial Review Project

Webinar - Thursday 26 November

The Practice Development Committee, New Barristers' Committee and the Refugee Advice and Casework Service invites members to "The Refugee Advice and Casework Service's...

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Media Release - New Team to Lead Legal Services Council

A new team of high-profile lawyers, including the current head of the NSW Law Reform Commission, has been chosen to lead the body that regulates lawyers in both NSW and Victoria. NSW Attorney General...

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Nutrition & healthy eating in 2021

Wellbeing

The Wellbeing Committee invites you to join a webinar by Professor Peter Brukner about nutrition and healthy eating, to be held on Thursday, 12 November 2020 from 5.00pm. Please register...

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Frederick Jordan Chambers - A Large External Room with Adjoining Smaller Room is Available For Sale

Exceptional opportunity

Frederick Jordan Chambers has a large, well-appointed external room for sale on the fifth floor overlooking Martin Place and Phillip Street with views up to Macquarie Street....

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Tomorrow - Judicial Q&A 2020

Webinar - Thursday 29 October

The New Barristers’ Committee will again host the Judicial Q&A panel on Thursday, 29 October at 5.30 pm. This year the panel will include the Hon Justice Melissa...

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Opportunity to Join 13th Floor St James Hall

A large room has become available for sale on Level 14. The room is fitted out with quality shelving and a robing cupboard. The room is 30 square metres with a large window allowing natural light...

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Room for Sale in Long Established Chambers

Internal room for sale in Edmund Barton Chambers, Level 44, MLC Centre.

The Chambers have been fully operational in these premises since 1979.

Three Senior Counsel and fifty barristers currently...

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20th Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law Constitutional Law Conference

The Gilbert + Tobin Centre for Public Law invites you to register for the 20th Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law Constitutional Law Conference streaming virtually on Friday 12 February 2021.

The...

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Bar FC runners up in Domain Soccer League Final

Under the watchful gaze of Lindsay J and Bar FC supporters, Bar FC went up against Schroder FC in the DSL Final today. An evenly matched game saw Schroders take the silverware with a 1-0 score line.... Read more >

Appointment of Justice Steward and Justice Gleeson to the High Court Of Australia

The New South Wales Bar Association has today congratulated the Honourable Justice Simon Steward and the Honourable Justice Jacqueline Gleeson on the announcement today of their appointment as...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 28 October

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Court of Appeal - partial resumption of live hearings

From next week, at least one Court of Appeal matter listed for each day will be a live hearing in either the Banco Court or Court 13A. If more than one Court of Appeal hearing is occurring on the...

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Show your support for Bar FC in Domain Soccer Competition Grand Final at 1pm today

Bar FC will be appearing in the the Grand Final of the 2020 Domain Soccer Competition against Schroders FC today at 1.00pm. The Grand Final will be played on top of the Domain Car Park.

All members...

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Australian Academy of Law - Online Whistleblowing event - Thursday 19 November 2020 5.00pm – 6.30pm

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protection) Act 2019 has focused attention on what was already a subject of much interest, importance and discussion. The Act amends the...

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Remembrance Day Commemorations at St James' Church, King Street, Sydney

Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the normal daytime Remembrance Day service at St James’ Church will not be held this year. Instead, Remembrance Day will be commemorated on two occasions as...

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Notice of Child Abuse, Family Violence or Risk - new Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia form to come into effect on 31 October 2020

The Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia (the Courts) are implementing a new form on 31 October 2020 – the Notice of Child Abuse, Family Violence or Risk.

The Courts...

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