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Inbrief

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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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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12th Floor Wentworth Selborne Chambers are seeking expressions of interest for the position of Head Clerk

Recognised as a leading set of chambers in New South Wales, with over 55 members including 16 Senior Counsel, its barristers practise nationally and internationally in a broad range of areas and...

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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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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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Cyber Security, Privacy and Technology - how to protect your data as a barrister

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Are you a barrister who uses Dropbox to store your client’s files? Do you know your legal and ethical obligations when it comes to protecting confidential information and...

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Part Two: Cross-Examination of perpetrators and victims of family violence.

Monday, 18 November

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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Bar Association office bearers for 2020

Governance

At a meeting of the Bar Council on the evening of 14 November 2019, the following were elected as office bearers of the Bar Association:

President: Tim Game SC

Senior Vice-President:...

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Extension of Charge Certification Period in the Local Court - Christmas shutdown

The Chief Magistrate wishes to advise of his decision to approve the NSW DPP’s request to temporarily extend the charge certification period usually required under Local Court Committals Practice...

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Women Barristers Forum hosts Maldives Defence Minister Didi

At the invitation of DFAT, WBF hosted an afternoon tea for the Defence Minister of the Maldives, Ms Mariya Didi yesterday. Minister Didi has responsibility for Counter-terrorism and Defence in the...

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Fundraiser for the Indigenous Barristers Trust - The Mum Shirl Fund

Philanthropy

The First Nations Committee will host a fundraiser on 20 November from 5.00pm at the Public Defenders Chambers, 23/1 Oxford Street. Try some bush tucker food and drinks by First...

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