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Inbrief

Greenbridge v Bar FC Ends in a 2-2 Draw

A full strength Bar FC took on a depleted Greenbridge side yesterday in the Domain Soccer League.

With Bar FC having a full squad of 15, Sir Alex lent Greenbridge 4 Bar FC players to ensure a game...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 30 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Indexed adjustments to workers compensation benefits from 1 October 2020

The latest indexed adjustments to workers compensation benefits are now available and apply on and from 1 October 2020.

The adjustments were notified in the Workers Compensation (Indexation)...

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Equitable Briefing Policy reporting due today - 30 September 2020

The Law Council of Australia's online portal for the 2019-2020 Equitable Briefing Policy reporting period is still open.

If you have not done so already, barristers are reminded to please to submit...

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Senior Counsel appointments for 2020

Appointments

President Tim Game SC has announced the names of 26 Barristers who have been appointed Senior Counsel. The successful applicants for 2020, in order of their length of service at the...

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Senior counsel 2020

Appointments

The appointment of senior counsel for 2020 will be announced at 1.00pm today. Learn more here.

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Bar Council Elections and AGM

GOVERNANCE

Nominations for the 2021 Bar Council closed at 4.00pm on Friday 25 September. Nominations were received from 23 senior counsel and 44 members of the junior bar (including 10 under 5s)....

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 29 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Wayne Quirk, Fruiterer, Ready for Next Adventure

Wayne Quirk’s fruit stall in Queens Square is closing on Thursday this week. Over the years, Wayne has helped keep many barristers healthier than would otherwise have been the case, with fruit,...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 28 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 25 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Family Law Amendment (Powers Delegated to Registrars) Rules 2020 and Federal Circuit Court Amendment (Powers Delegated to Registrars) Rules 2020

The Family Law Amendment (Powers Delegated to Registrars) Rules 2020 and the Federal Circuit Court Amendment (Powers Delegated to Registrars) Rules 2020 have been published on the Federal Register of...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 24 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Annual Frank Walker Lecture 2020 to be held online Wednesday 28 October 2020 6pm - 7.30pm

You are invited to the Annual Frank Walker Lecture 2020, featuring an address by The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG on the topic "Redressing Miscarriages of Justice: Safety Nets, Second Appeals and an...

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Grievance Handling Training for Chambers Contact Officers – Places available for Tuesday 29 September

As advised in the President's Message published in In Brief last Friday, the New South Wales Bar Association is providing grievance handling training for those in chambers who have or will be...

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FINAL REMINDER: Nominations for Election of the 2021 Bar Council close at 4pm today Friday 25 September

Members are reminded that nomination forms for election of the 2021 Bar Council were posted on Friday 4 September to all members of the Bar Association eligible to nominate or be nominated.

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 23 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Court of Appeal Decisions of Interest Bulletin

Practice support

The NSW Court of Appeal has published its latest Decisions of Interest Bulletin on the Court of Appeal website. Learn more here.

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Vale Simon James Brockwell (1961-2020)

Simon James Brockwell, who formerly held Chambers in Macquarie Street, passed away on 14 September 2020.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Thursday 24th September, starting at...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 22 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes advice from the Chief...

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New Local Court sitting arrangements for Bankstown, Hornsby, Manly and Burwood to commence on and from 1 February 2021

The Chief Magistrate has written to advise the Association and its members of new sitting arrangements for Bankstown, Hornsby, Manly and Burwood Local Courts to commence on and from 1 February 2021.... Read more >

WLA webinar - Elimination of Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession – Male Leaders Speak: 4pm - 5.30pm Tomorrow 22 September 2020

The Women Lawyers Association of NSW (WLA) is presenting a free webinar "Elimination of Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession – Male Leaders Speak" from 4pm - 5.30pm tomorrow, Tuesday 22...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 21 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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President’s Message – Grievance Handling Training for Chambers Contact Officers

The New South Wales Bar Association is providing grievance handling training for those in chambers who have or will be appointed the ‘contact officers’ under the Association’s Best Practice...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 18 September 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes today's E-Bulletin No 109...

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