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LSC Newsletter

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The Legal Services Council June newsletter is here.

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CLE: Child Sexual Assault Pre-Recorded Hearings

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Judge Weinstein SC will deliver 'A Practical Guide to Child-Sexual Assault Pre-Recorded Hearings' on Wednesday, 20 July 2022 at the University of Newcastle from 5pm.

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Celebrate 120 years of the Industrial Relations Commission

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The Chief Commissioner of the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW invites members to celebrate the occasion online at a ceremonial sitting to mark the 120th anniversary of the Commission and of...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital was held last night at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. It featured two masterful musicians; polymath Barrister Cameron Jackson (violin) along with...

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Senior Counsel Applications for 2022 now open

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To all members of the outer Bar

President Gabrielle Bashir SC invites applications for Senior Counsel for 2022. The principles governing the selection and appointment of those to be designated as...

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Appointment of Chief Executive of Judicial Commission

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The Chief Justice, the Hon. Andrew Bell, in his capacity as President of the Judicial Commission of New South Wales, has today announced the appointment of Ms Una Doyle as Chief Executive of the...

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NCAT fees and charges from 1 July 2022

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NCAT's fees and charges for the filing of applications, appeals and other services changed on Friday, 1 July 2022.

Click here for the NCAT Fees and charges schedule as at 1 July 2022.

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President's message

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The end of this month marks a period of both change and continuity at the Bar, through the renewal of Practising Certificates and the refreshment of our Committees. I would like to thank our members...

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Chief Magistrates Memorandum No. 28 – COVID-19

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Practice Support

The Chief Magistrate has released the Chief Magistrates Memorandum No. 28 and it will commence on Monday, 4 July 2022. The Local Court advises that the new memorandum has fewer...

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Sydney Central Local Court Relocation

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Practice Support

The Local Court has advised the Bar Association that from Monday, 4 July 2022, the listing calendar for Central Local Court will be transferred to the Downing Centre. Please refer...

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Committee lists for 2022/2023

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The membership lists for the Bar Association's 2022/2023 committees have now been finalised.

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AAL: The Appointment of State, Territory and Federal Judges

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The Australian Academy of Law is holding two seminars both in person and online on 7 July and 28 July 2022 focused on the appointment of judges.

For more information, please click here.

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The Hon. Barrie Clive Hungerford QC (1937-2022)

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Funeral Notice

The Memorial Service for The Hon. Barrie Hungerford Q.C. will be held on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 at 2.30pm in St. James Church, King St, Sydney. The service will be followed by a wake in...

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Barristers' Safe Place: PTSD after the last two years: has the trauma really ended?

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Wellbeing

Now that everything is “back to normal”, what does normal feel like? We have been told to get used to the “new normal” but have also been told to get back to the “old normal”.... Read more >

Mahla Pearlman Oration 2022

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The Legal Practice Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Environment and Planning Law Association of New South Wales will co-host the 10th Mahla Pearlman Oration on Wednesday, 27 July 2022...

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Administrative Appeals Tribunal - 1 July 2022 fee increases

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Application fees payable in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in respect of certain types of applications will increase on 1 July 2022.

General, Freedom of Information, Security, Taxation &...

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2022-23 Practising Certificate Renewals

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Information regarding online renewals

The period for renewals will run until midnight tonight. The late fee is now applicable. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2022.

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Bar FC victorious against AMP

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On Wednesday, 29 June 2022 Bar FC defeated AMP 1-0 in the Domain Soccer League.

With a team filled with talent, Bar FC played some wonderful football to set up the win. A well-crafted team goal was...

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2022-23 Practising Certificate Renewals

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Information regarding online renewals

The period for renewals will run until Thursday 30 June 2022, which is tomorrow. The late fee is now applicable. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June...

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Room for Sale or Licence in Frederick Jordan Chambers

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Practice Support

A large external room (21 m2) on level four of Frederick Jordan Chambers is for sale ($nil consideration) or license. 

Members of the fourth floor practice in Family Law and...

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Bar Book Club does The Big Switch

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Wellbeing

According to the IPCC, humanity has roughly 1000 days in which global greenhouse gas emissions must peak in order for them to be halved by 2030. As EU vice-president Frans Timmermans said...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Dr Nicholas Chen SC

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Dr Nicholas Chen SC as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Monday, 11 July 2022 at 9.15am.... Read more >

Swearing in Ceremony for the Hon. Judge Dina Yehia SC

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of her Honour Judge Dina Yehia SC as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Monday, 4 July 2022...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital: Ticket sales close tomorrow

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6:00pm in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring international pianist Alexey Koltakov and our own...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital: Ticket sales close tomorrow

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6:00pm in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring international pianist Alexey Koltakov and our own...

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