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Inbrief

Director, Projects and Practice Development

Positions Vacant

The NSW Bar Association is recruiting for the position of ‘Director, Projects and Practice Development’. The role is for an initial 2 years full time. The Director will develop...

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20th Transgender Day of Remembrance

20 November 2019 is the 20th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), honouring the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost to acts of anti-transgender violence in the year prior. In...

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Fundraiser for the Women's and Girls' emergency centre: Head of the Yarra Regatta 30 November 2019

Philanthropy

On Saturday, 30 November 2019, David Rayment will be competing in the Head of the Yarra rowing regatta in Melbourne in a coxed eight. He and a number of members in his crew from...

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2020 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference

Continuing Professional Development

Registrations are OPEN for the 2020 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Hotel, George Street on Saturday 14 March 2020.

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Retirement of Chief Commissioner Kite - Tomorrow

Ceremonial sitting

The Industrial Relations Commission has changed the venue for a ceremonial sitting to mark the retirement of Chief Commissioner Kite on Wednesday, 20 November at 9.30am. It will...

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The International Criminal Court At 21 Years: What’s Happening At The Court And Where Is It Going?

Tonight

On Tuesday 19 November, the Human Rights Committee will present a seminar examining the role and operations of the International Criminal Court. The seminar will focus on current issues and...

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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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Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day

Save the date - 20 January 2020

The annual Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day returns to Manly course on Monday, 20 January 2018. There will be announcements made in the near future to make...

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New office bearers of the ABA

The following office-bearers were elected at the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Bar Association over the weekend:

  • President: Matthew Howard SC
  • Vice-Presidents: Michael McHugh SC,
  • Matt...
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ABA 2020-25 Strategic Plan

The Australian Bar Association’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan was adopted at the quarterly meeting of directors on 16 November. The plan confirms a vision for the ABA of being the national voice for...

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Workers Compensation Commission - Online Portal training - Bar Association members

The Workers Compensation Commission will hold a session for members of the Bar regarding their new online portal on 21 November at 4pm at Level 21, 1 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst. Listen in via a...

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Retirement of Chief Commissioner Kite - venue change

Ceremonial sitting

The Industrial Relations Commission has changed the venue for a ceremonial sitting to mark the retirement of Chief Commissioner Kite on Wednesday, 20 November at 9.30am. It will...

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2020 Regional Conference Series

Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association 2020 Regional CPD Conferences.

  • Newcastle, Saturday 22 February 2020, Novotel Newcastle Beach
  • North Coast (Ballina), Saturday 29...
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Minds Count Annual Lecture 2019 - Last Chance to Register

Registrations closing today

The Minds Count Annual Lecture will take place on Tuesday, 19 November 2019, at 5.45pm for 6.00pm start to 8pm at The Federal Court, Sydney.

Hear from keynote speaker...

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The Bar Book Project

The Bar Book Project launched its website on 8 November 2019. This resource and information about the project, is now available to legal practitioners at the following link, click here.

The Bar Book...

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A night of Just Music

Wellbeing

The president of the Law Society of NSW, Elizabeth Espinosa, and CEO Michael Tidball, invite you to a Night of Just Music. Join them around the piano and other musical instruments to belt...

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Opportunity for Educational Advancement

Collegiality

The NSW Bar Association’s Education Committee and New Barristers’ Committee are seeking volunteers to assist in the review and update of the Bar Practice Course reading materials....

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Tomorrow: The International Criminal Court At 21 Years: What’s Happening At The Court And Where Is It Going?

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

On Tuesday 19 November, the Human Rights Committee will present a seminar examining the role and operations of the International Criminal Court. The seminar will focus on...

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Save the date: The Bar Book Project​

Thursday, 28 November

On Thursday 28 November, at 5.15 pm, the Criminal Law Committee will host a seminar on The Bar Book Project​. The speaker will be The Honourable Justice Stephen Rothman AM,...

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Tonight: Cross-Examination of perpetrators and victims of family violence.

Part Two

On 11 September 2019, s 102NA of the Family Law Act 1975 commenced operation. The new amendment is intended to provide protection to victims of family violence involved in...

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Sign up for our summer mediation programs and tick off your accreditation goals today!

Join fellow lawyers and professionals from a wide range of sectors spanning across business, government, management and more at ADC’s highly regarded flagship mediation training programs this...

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The 36th Great Bar Boat Race

Wellbeing

The 36th Great Bar Boat Race will be held on Monday, 16 December beginning near Shark Island at 11.00am and finishing at Store Beach. All enquiries should be addressed to Adrian Gruzman on...

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External Room for Licence - Ada Evans Chambers

An external room is available to licence at Ada Evans Chambers. The room is approximately 16 square metres, furnished and with two large panel windows. Floor fees are $1,400 per month (+ GST), plus...

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Room for Sale - Lachlan Macquarie Chambers, Parramatta

A fully furnished room at Lachlan Macquarie Chambers in Parramatta, with private courtyard, plus built in book case and cupboards has recently been made available for sale. Room is 15 square metres....

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Opportunity for Educational Advancement

Collegiality

The NSW Bar Association’s Education Committee and New Barristers’ Committee are seeking volunteers to assist in the review and update of the Bar Practice Course reading materials....

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