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Message from Federal Court of Australia about digital platforms

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Practice Support

The Federal Court uses a range of digital platforms to conduct and livestream matters that are remote or hybrid in nature. Utilising MS Teams, Webex meetings and more recently,...

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2022 Spring Dinner - tickets close tonight

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The President & the Bar Council have the pleasure of inviting all members of the New South Wales Bar Association to the 2022 Spring Dinner. Our Guest of Honour will be the Chief Justice of New South...

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Open Day for Female Law Students

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The Bar Association is looking for volunteer barristers to participate in an online event for this year’s NSW Bar Association’s Female Law Students Open Day between 2pm – 3pm next Wednesday, 24...

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Tomorrow: New Barristers Committee Coffee catch up

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Practice Support

The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is tomorrow Wednesday, 17 August 2022 at 9am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. Our guests are Ingmar Taylor SC (Greenway Chambers)...

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Tonight: Royal Commissions, Social Policy and Multi-skilling: Where Does Counsel Assisting Fit?

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Webinar - 16 August 2022

Tonight Tuesday, 16 August 2022 at 5.00 pm, the Inquests and Inquiries Committee are delighted to host The Honourable Ronald Sackville AO QC for a CPD discussion titled...

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Wigs and robes donation for Vanuatu

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Philanthropy

The Pacific Legal Network (PLN) provides both legal and advisory support to the Pacific, including pro bono work and donating tangible items like court attire for public practitioners...

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NT Senior Crown Prosecutor Recruitment

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Recruitments

The Northern Territory Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting for the role of a Senior Crown Prosecutor.

For more information, please click here.

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David Louthean Patten (1932-2022)

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Vale

David Patten, former District Court judge, passed away yesterday.

Among his many accomplishments, David Patten served as a District Court judge (acting 1990-92, permanent from 1992) as an...

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Bar FC winning at the right end of the season

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The Bar FC continued its winning form today with a 3-1 win over Pendal FC.

With the Hon Peden J officiating and under the watchful eyes of Lo Surdo SC, a fine defensive display meant that Pendal FC...

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Farewell for her Honour Justice Margaret Cleary

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Ceremonial Sitting

A ceremonial sitting of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) will be held in Courtroom 1, Nihon University Campus Building, 9 Church Street, Newcastle on...

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Request for barristers to join mooting list

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Practice Support

The NSW Bar Association’s mooting subcommittee seeks to facilitate the involvement of the NSW Bar in university mooting competitions, for the mutual benefit of law students and...

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AIJA Indigenous Youth Justice Conference

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The 2022 AIJA Indigenous Youth Justice Conference will be hosted live in Sydney on Saturday, 29 and Sunday, 30 October 2022.

Indigenous justice is one of the AIJA’s strategic priority areas. Since...

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Media Release - New Chief Commissioner and Commissioners appointed to the ICAC

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Appointments

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has today confirmed the appointment of the Honourable John Hatzistergos AM as Chief Commissioner of the IndependentCommission Against Corruption.

The...

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Media Release - Judicial impartiality critical to procedural fairness

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The Law Council of Australia have issued a media release welcoming the recommendations contained in the Australian Law Reform Commission’s report ‘Without Fear or Favour: Judicial Impartiality...

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Farewell for his Honour Judge Rolf Driver

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Ceremonial Sitting

A ceremonial sitting of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) will be held in Courtroom 1, Level 21, Law Courts Building on Tuesday, 9 August 2022 at...

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Tonight: Bar Book Club does The Big Switch

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Wellbeing

According to the IPCC, humanity has roughly 1000 days in which global greenhouse gas emissions must peak in order for them to be halved by 2030. As EU vice-president Frans Timmermans said...

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Tonight: WBF Ordinary Meeting

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Wednesday, 3 August 2022

The Women Barristers Forum will meet via Zoom for an ordinary meeting at 5pm tonight Wednesday, 3 August 2022.

All women barristers are invited to join us for this meeting.... Read more >

2022 Forbes Lecture (fresh date) and other events

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The Forbes Society is pleased to advise dates for two postponed events:

On Tuesday 9 August at 5.15pm the rescheduled legal history tutorial 'The Mason Court' by Professor Barbara McDonald, Dr Ben...

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Cash Target Rate Increase

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The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Board today decided to raise the cash target rate from 1.35% to 1.85 per cent. Accordingly, the rate of interest on unpaid legal costs prescribed by s 195 of the...

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Tonight: Parental Alienation

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Webinar - 2 August 2022

The Family Law Committee presents family law specialist, Neil Jackson to speak about parental alienation tonight Tuesday, 2 August 2022 at 5.15pm.

The concept of parental...

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Tonight: Parental Alienation

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Webinar - 2 August 2022

The Family Law Committee presents family law specialist, Neil Jackson to speak about parental alienation tonight Tuesday, 2 August 2022 at 5.15pm.

The concept of parental...

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Tonight: Parental Alienation

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Webinar - 2 August 2022

The Family Law Committee presents family law specialist, Neil Jackson to speak about parental alienation tonight Tuesday, 2 August 2022 at 5.15pm.

The concept of parental...

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Tomorrow: Parental Alienation

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Webinar - 2 August 2022

The Family Law Committee presents family law specialist, Neil Jackson to speak about parental alienation tomorrow Tuesday, 2 August 2022 at 5.15pm.

The concept of parental...

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