Inbrief

District Court Appointments

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General has announced that solicitor Sarah Hopkins and barrister Lara Gallagher have been appointed as judges to the District Court.

Ms Hopkins will be sworn in on...

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Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2022

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The Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2022 commenced on 1 September 2022 and replaced the previous Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2012.

The...

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Women in the Real World

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An exhibition showcasing selected works from the women at Dillwynia Correctional Centre. Members are invited to the opening of this exhibition from 2.30-3.30pm Thursday, 15 December 2022 zt Boom Gate...

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Service of Nine Lessons and Carols 2O22

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The service of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place at St James' Anglican Church this year on Sunday, 18 December 2022 at 7.30pm.

The Guests of Honour will be Her Excellency the Honourable...

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District Court Amendment Act 2022 (NSW)

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The District Court Amendment Act 2022 (NSW), which increases the Court’s general jurisdictional limit from $750,000.00 to $1,250,000.00 and the jurisdictional limits in equity proceedings and...

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Office and Library Hours During Christmas - New Year

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Practice Support

The Association’s office and the Bar Library will close for the Christmas-New Year holiday from close of business Wednesday, 21 December 2022 until Thursday, 5 January 2023.

Due...

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Tonight: Addresses

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Webinar - Thursday, 8 December 2022

Join the Hon. Justice Natalie Adams, Tim Game SC and Phillip Boulten SC tonight Thursday, 8 December, for a webinar on 'Addresses'. The webinar will cover...

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Supreme Court Appointments

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General has announced that District Court judges Deborah Sweeney and Richard Weinstein SC have been appointed to the NSW Supreme Court, and Supreme Court Judge...

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Room for Sale in Lachlan Macquarie Chambers

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Practice Support

Lachlan Macquarie Chambers has a well-appointed room for sale. Owner wishes to retire. Sale price reduced by $20,000.00. Your chance to be a part owner in a building in the very...

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Caroline Anne Needham SC (1952-2022)

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Funeral Notice

The funeral service for Caroline Needham SC will be held on Thursday, 15 December 2022 at St Thomas' Anglican Church, Church Street & McLaren Street North Sydney at 2.00pm.

All are...

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New edition of “Sentence”

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Stephen Odgers SC has released the 6th edition of “Sentence: The Law of Sentencing in NSW Courts for State and Federal Offences”. At 780 pages, it is 50% longer than the first edition. It is...

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Bar Association Library & Reception operating hours tomorrow

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The Bar Reception and Library will only be open for limited hours this coming Wednesday, 7 December 2022. The opening hours for the Bar Library will be 8.30am to 10.00am and then 11.00am to 12.15pm....

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Commencement of Law Term Services

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The Schedule of Commencement Services for the 2023 Law Term is available here.

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Caroline Anne Needham SC (1952-2022)

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Vale

Caroline Needham SC, former barrister at 13th Floor St James Hall, died on Sunday, 4 December 2022. Caroline was called to the New South Wales Bar in December 1980 and appointed Senior Counsel...

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Message from NSW Legal Services Commissioner

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End of Year Celebrations and Personal Conduct

As many of us come together to celebrate the end of the year in person it is a good opportunity to socialise again after some years of restrictions....

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Expressions Of Interest – New Bar Practice Course Director close tonight

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The NSW Bar Association is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Bar Practice Course Director.

For more information, please click here. Expressions of Interest will remain open until...

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Tomorrow: Aboriginal Children's Service Christmas Drive 2022

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Wellbeing

The Aboriginal Children's Service has a christmas drive that will be collecting for children aged between 0-15 years, Elders and food hampers for families. Please click here for more...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3 December 2022

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Tomorrow is the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. The theme for 2022 is “Transformative solutions for inclusive...

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NCAT Christmas and New Year 2022-23 holiday arrangements

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The following arrangements will apply at NCAT over the 2022-23 Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Hearings

The last hearing day in 2022 for all NCAT Divisions is 23 December 2022.

NCAT will...

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Memorial for Alexander (Sandy) Tamerlane Sinclair Dawson SC

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Memorial Notice

A memorial to celebrate and honour the life of Sandy Dawson SC will be held on Saturday, 10 December 2022 at 3.00pm at Cranbrook School, Bellevue Hill (Vicars Centenary Building)....

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10th John Lehane Memorial Lecture

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On Wednesday, 7 December 2022 Justice Mark Leeming will speak on the topic 'Trusts and trustees – their successes and successors' in Banco Court at 5.15pm. This event is hosted by Allens and does...

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Tomorrow: Should Environmental Crime Be Prosecuted in a Specialist Environmental Court?

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In-Person Seminar – Thursday, 1 December 2022

Join the Climate Change Panel tomorrow Thursday, 1 December 2022 at 5.00pm for a live debate between Tim Game SC and Georgina Wright SC on...

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Aboriginal Children's Service Christmas Drive 2022

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Wellbeing

The Aboriginal Children's Service has a christmas drive that will be collecting for children aged between 0-15 years, Elders and food hampers for families. Please click here for more...

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Sandy Dawson SC Obituary

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An obituary for Sandy Dawson SC has been published in today's Sydney Morning Herald. Click here for the obituary

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Latest NSWCA Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The latest edition of the Court of Appeal's Decisions of Interest Bulletin is now available here.

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