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Inbrief

Amendment to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules - Amendment to Rule 50.18

On 7 June 2021, the Uniform Rules Committee approved Amendment No 97 to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules.

The amendment is to rule 50.18 – Defendants in an appeal. The amendment increases from...

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Funeral arrangements for former Magistrate Terence Timothy Lucas

On 7 June 2021, retired Local Court Magistrate Terence Timothy Lucas (1959 – 2021) passed away in Bathurst. Magistrate Lucas retired from the bench in 2017 and immediately prior to his retirement...

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Room for Sale or License - Sir James Martin Chambers

Sir James Martin Chambers has a large well-appointed external room for sale or license measuring approximately 6.4 metres x 4.2 metres with sweeping Harbour views suitable for Silk or a busy junior....

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Swearing in Ceremony for Mr Gareth Christofi and Ms Rebecca Hosking as magistrates of the Local Court of NSW - 15 June 2021

On Tuesday 15 June 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 Mr Gareth Christofi and Ms Rebecca Hosking as...

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Ceremony to welcome the appointment of Magistrate Karen Robinson as a Judge of the District Court of NSW - 15 June 2021

Magistrate Karen Robinson has been appointed a Judge of the District Court of New South Wales.

A formal ceremony to honour this occasion will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21, at 9:00am on...

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Senior Counsel Information Seminar

Wednesday 16 June at 5.15pm

The President, Michael McHugh SC and the Senior Vice President Gabrielle Bashir SC will host the Senior Counsel Information Seminar as a hybrid event offering attendance...

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2021 Bench & Bar Dinner – Waitlist Open for Registrations – Allocation 2 Sold Out

We regret to inform all members that Tickets for Allocation 2 of this year’s Bench & Bar Dinner have sold out. There has been unprecedented demand to access tickets for 2021. Unfortunately, due to...

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2021 Bench & Bar Dinner – Allocation 2 Tickets Friday 11 June 2021

The President and the Bar Council have the pleasure of inviting all members of the New South Wales Bar Association to the 2021 Bench & Bar Dinner. The dinner will take place on Friday, 24 September...

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2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

The NSW Bar Association is delighted to confirm it will host a Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program, in conjunction with the Australian Advocacy Institute,...

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Bar FC unlucky against BNP FC

Bar FC had a close match on Thursday 10 June in the Domain Soccer League against the team in second place, BNP FC, in very cold and wet conditions in the Domain. Bar FC were keen to build on their...

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Join the Bar netball team

Bar sports

The Wellbeing Committee is seeking players to join our mixed netball team, the "Full Court Bench", for the 2021 winter season. The season is likely to go for approximately nine weeks with...

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Full Size Room for Sale or Opportunity to Licence - Level 4 Wentworth Chambers

Full size room for sale $125,000.00 (price negotiable).

The recently renovated room has built-in cupboards and a robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, bar fridge, blinds and is...

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Ceremony to welcome the appointment of Magistrate Karen Robinson as a Judge of the District Court of NSW - 15 June 2021

Magistrate Karen Robinson has been appointed a Judge of the District Court of New South Wales.

A formal ceremony to honour this occasion will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21, at 9:00am on...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Mr Gareth Christofi and Ms Rebecca Hosking as magistrates of the Local Court of NSW - 15 June 2021

On Tuesday 15 June 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 Mr Gareth Christofi and Ms Rebecca Hosking as...

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Victim Representation in International Tribunals

Webinar - Thursday 24 June 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Human Rights Committee is pleased to present a webinar on Victim Representation in International Tribunals on Thursday 24 June, at 5.15...

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Advanced Cross Examination

Webinar - Wednesday 23 June 2021

Join the Hon. Justice Natalie Adams, Phillip Boulten SC and Belinda Rigg SC on Wednesday 23 June for a webinar on Advanced Cross-Examination. The webinar will cover...

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Senior Counsel Information Seminar

Wednesday 16 June at 5.15pm

The President, Michael McHugh SC and the Senior Vice President Gabrielle Bashir SC will host the Senior Counsel Information Seminar as a hybrid event offering attendance...

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Understanding Coercive Control in Practice

Webinar - Tuesday 15 June 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Diversity and Equality Committee invites members to a discussion about the most insidious and dangerous form of domestic abuse: coercive...

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2021 Bench & Bar Dinner – Allocation 2 Tickets Friday 11 June 2021

The President and the Bar Council have the pleasure of inviting all members of the New South Wales Bar Association to the 2021 Bench & Bar Dinner. The dinner will take place on Friday, 24 September...

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2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

The NSW Bar Association is delighted to confirm it will host a Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program, in conjunction with the Australian Advocacy Institute,...

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Secret trials need reform

President of the Law Council of Australia, Dr Jacoba Brasch QC has today issued a media release emphasising that trials involving national security need to strike a balance between secrecy and open...

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Toongabbie Legal Centre Seminars – 19 and 21 June 2021

The Toongabbie Legal Centre will be holding a full day seminar “e-Conveyancing and its Fundamentals” on Saturday 19 June 2021, and a webinar “NSW Foreign Surcharge Duty – Traps and Practical...

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Full Size Room for Sale or Opportunity to Licence - Level 4 Wentworth Chambers

The recently renovated room has built-in cupboards and a robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, bar fridge, blinds and is freshly painted and has lots of natural light. 4th Floor...

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Australian Academy of Law Notice of Annual Essay Prize 2021

The Australian Academy of Law is pleased to announce the offering of its Annual Essay Prize for 2021.

This year, eligibility to submit an essay is broadened by reverting to the original entry rules...

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Third Floor St James’ Hall – Internal Room for Sale

A reasonably sized internal room is available for sale on Third Floor St James’ Hall Chambers on Phillip St. The floor is comprised of 2 Silks and 16 well-established barristers with a mix of...

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