Inbrief

President's Message

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On Saturday, 4 February 2023, the NSW Bar, the Law Society of NSW, and the Judicial Commission of NSW, led by its Ngara Yura Committee, co-hosted a symposium titled “Exchanging Ideas:...

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Cash rate target increase effective 8 February 2023

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The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Board decided on 7 February 2023 to raise the cash rate target from 3.10% to 3.35%. Accordingly, the rate of interest on unpaid legal costs prescribed by s 195 of...

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Applications for Appointment as Magistrate of the Local Court

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Recruitment

The NSW Attorney General is seeking applications from persons qualified for appointment as a magistrate under the Local Court Act 2007. For more information, please click here.

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Tomorrow: Swearing in Ceremony for Julie Zaki

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Julie Zaki as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in Ceremony for Deborah Sweeney

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Deborah Sweeney as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Wednesday, 8 February 2023 at...

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Tickets running out: 2023 Experienced Barristers' Program

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Wellbeing

Please join our President, Gabrielle Bashir SC, Chair of the Wellbeing Committee, Cynthia Cochrane SC, and our guest of honour, the Hon Arthur Emmett AO KC, for the Wellbeing Committee’s...

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Expressions of Interest: Legal Services Commissioner Position

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Recruitments

An opportunity to lead the legal profession regulation sector within NSW as an independent statutory officer which sits within the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ)

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Tomorrow: Swearing in Ceremony for John Arms

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of John Arms as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Gemma Slack-Smith

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Gemma Slack-Smith as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court...

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100th Birthday Celebration for the Hon. Thomas William Waddell KC

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Personalia

The Hon. Thomas William Waddell KC, former Chief Judge in Equity in the Supreme Court of NSW celebrates his one hundredth birthday today.

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Yoga Classes

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Wellbeing

New year, new you? Yoga classes in the Bar Association Common Room will be held on Tuesday's at 1pm beginning next week on Tuesday, 31 January 2023. Jolie welcomes you with the intention...

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Lunar New Year

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Lunar New Year celebrations draw to an end this weekend with the Lantern Festival.

The Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year that uses both lunar and solar to determine dates. Lunar New...

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Tonight: Appearing in Legal Aid Matters

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Online - Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Join Scott Fraser, Public Defender and Rajiv Baldeo, 7 Garfield Barwick tomorrow Wednesday, 1 February 2023 at 5.00pm for discussion on appearing in legal aid...

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Tomorrow: Are Legal Directories Worth It? A discussion on the value for Barristers

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Online - Thursday, 2 February 2023

Join the Practice Development Committee on Thursday, 2 February 2023 at 5.00pm for discussion on the value of legal directories chaired by David Thomas SC.

In...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in Ceremony for Sarah Hopkins

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Sarah Hopkins as a Judge of the District Court of New South Wales will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Thursday, 2...

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Expressions of Interest: Land and Environment Court Associate to Chief Judge

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A vacancy exists for an associate to the Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW. The position of Associate is responsible for the provision of high level support services as an...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in Ceremony for Richard Weinstein SC

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Richard Weinstein SC as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Wednesday, 1 February 2023 at...

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President's message

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This week marks the Opening of Law Term and the resumption of Opening of Law Term church services and ceremonies, following their postponement last year due to the Omicron outbreak of COVID-19. A...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Gemma Slack-Smith

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Gemma Slack-Smith as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court...

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Swearing in Ceremony for John Arms

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of John Arms as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Julie Zaki

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Julie Zaki as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Michael Maher

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Michael Maher as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Sarah Hopkins

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Sarah Hopkins as a Judge of the District Court of New South Wales will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Thursday, 2...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Lara Gallagher

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Lara Gallagher as a Judge of the District Court of New South Wales will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Thursday, 16...

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Retirement for Justice Robert Macfarlan

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Appointments

The formal ceremony to mark the retirement of Justice Robert Macfarlan as a Judge of the Court of Appeal will be held in Banco Court on Wednesday, 22 February 2023 at 9.15am.

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