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STEP Australia National Trusts and Estates Conference 2021

The STEP Australia 2021 Conference will be held at a luxury Sydney hotel, the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel, commencing with welcome drinks on the evening of Thursday 29 July 2021, followed by...

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Katrina Dawson Award – 2021 Applications Now Open

Katrina Dawson was a much-loved member of the New South Wales Bar, where she excelled. The Katrina Dawson Award seeks to encourage women to practise at the bar.

The award is open to women who have...

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Women Barristers Forum - Invitation to WBF zoom meeting on 21 April

Following the success of the belated Women Silks drinks in March, the WBF invites you to join our first formal meeting of the 2021 Executive.

The meeting will be held at 5:00pm on Wednesday 21 April...

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District Court of NSW Bench Farewell for his Honour Judge Stephen Norrish QC to be livestreamed - Friday 23 April 2021 at 9:00am

A bench farewell will be held on Friday 23 April 2021 at 9:00am in the ceremonial courtroom on Level 21 John Maddison Tower for His Honour Judge Stephen Norrish QC. President Michael McHugh SC will...

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2021/2022 Practising Certificate Renewals

Information regarding Online Renewals

The period for renewals will commence shortly and will run until 30 June 2021. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2021.

• Practising Certificate...

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2021 Bathurst Lecture

Seminar - Online and In-person

The Commercial Law Section will hold the 2021 Bathurst Lecture, named in honour of the Hon T F Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of NSW, on Thursday, 22 April 2021, at 5:15...

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2021 Bathurst Lecture

Seminar - Online and In-person

The Commercial Law Section will hold the 2021 Bathurst Lecture, named in honour of the Hon T F Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of NSW, on Thursday, 22 April 2021, at 5:15...

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NAB Escrow Service for NSW Barristers

The NAB Escrow Service (the Escrow Service) is a free, online banking service provided by NAB exclusively to NSW Barristers to securely hold money for Barristers' fees until the work is done.

The...

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Court of Appeal: 2020 Year in Review

Members’ attention is drawn to a new publication entitled “A Year in Review: 2020” which seeks to gather in a single, hyperlinked document, all of the decisions delivered by the New South Wales...

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Rescheduled swearing-in ceremony for Kirralee Tennant as a Magistrate of the Local Court of NSW - 3 May 2021 at 9am

On Monday 3 May 2021 at 9.00am in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court there will be a Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Ms Kirralee Tennant as a Magistrate of the Local Court...

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Paul Miller PSM Appointed NSW Ombudsman

The Special Minister of State, Don Harwin MLC has announced today that Paul Miller PSM has been appointed NSW Ombudsman, after acting in the role since August 2020.

Mr Miller replaced Michael...

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Information about complaints processes applying to Barristers undertaking ADR

A member of the Association recently raised a query which is applicable to barristers who undertake ADR work through arrangements or accreditation schemes which require the barrister to nominate a...

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Fairfax & Roberts - Mother's Day Experience

Treat yourself and your mother this Mother’s Day with 15% off genuine freshwater pearl, gemstone and contemporary gold jewellery from the ‘By Fairfax & Roberts’ collection – enter BAMDAY21 at...

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Domain Soccer League returns

Bar FC kicked off its 2021 season on Thursday 15 April in the Domain Soccer League. A bare eleven met an overstrength ACR Athletic and performed valiantly only for Bar FC to lose 1-0 when the final...

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Decades of reports on the over-representation of First Nations People in custody must not be ignored

The New South Wales Bar Association has welcomed today’s report by the NSW Select Committee on the high level of First Nations people in custody and oversight and review of deaths in custody but...

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2021 Bathurst Lecture

Seminar - Online and Inperson

The Commercial Law Section will hold the 2021 Bathurst lecture, named in honour of the Hon T F Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of NSW, on Thursday, 22 April 2021, at 5:15...

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Mentoring Program 2021 - Applications Close Tomorrow

Calling Interested Mentors and Mentees!

Since 2014 the New South Wales Bar Association has offered junior barristers in their second year at the Bar an opportunity to receive guidance and support...

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STEP Australia National Trusts and Estates Conference 2021

The STEP Australia 2021 Conference will be held at a luxury Sydney hotel, the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel, commencing with welcome drink’s on the evening of Thursday 29 July 2021, followed...

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Funeral Service for the Hon Henric Nicholas QC

A funeral service for the Hon Henric Nicholas QC, will be held at St James Church, 173 King Street Sydney, at 2:30pm on Friday 30 April. Registration to attend the service in person is essential, and...

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Tonight - Setting Aside Statutory Demands: Offence and Defence

Webinar - Reminder

The New South Wales Bar Association's Practice Development Committee is delighted to host 'Setting Aside Statutory Demands: Offence and Defence'.

This year, with the expected...

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Law Council of Australia Media Release: Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody requires urgent action 30 years on

The Law Council of Australia is calling for a comprehensive national response to address the vastly disproportionate imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, 30 years on from...

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Tomorrow - Setting Aside Statutory Demands: Offence and Defence

Webinar - Tomorrow, Thursday 15 April 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association's Practice Development Committee is delighted to host 'Setting Aside Statutory Demands: Offence and Defence'.

This...

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Ceremonial Sitting of the Fair Work Commission to welcome Deputy President Michael Easton - 9am Thursday 29 April 2021

There will be a Ceremonial Sitting of the Fair Work Commission to welcome Deputy President Michael Easton. The ceremonial sitting will be on Thursday 29 April 2021 at Terrace Tower, 80 William...

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Are your cases traumatising you?

Register now

On Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 5.15pm the Bar Association's Wellbeing Committee will host a Zoom seminar on identifying, mitigating and managing vicarious trauma. Presenters will include...

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Mentoring Program 2021 - Applications Close Friday

Calling Interested Mentors and Mentees!

Since 2014 the New South Wales Bar Association has offered junior barristers in their second year at the bar an opportunity to receive guidance and support...

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