Inbrief

Human Rights Conference

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The Australian Human Rights Commission is holding its annual Free+Equal Human Rights Conference with multiple events on 6-7 June 2024. This includes a conference which involves discussion of the...

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Inter-faith Choral Evensong

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To commemorate the bicentenary of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, all members of the legal profession, their families and friends are cordially invited to attend The Parish Church of St James,...

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FCFCOA Practice and Procedure Update

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Practice Support

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has released a new Practice and Procedure update. A number of court forms required amendments due to the commencement of the Family...

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Tonight: The Royal Prerogative of Mercy and an Alternative Model: Pardons and Criminal Law Review Commissions

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In person – Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Dr Robert Cavanagh of Sir Owen Dixon Chambers will be holding this CPD which will include the following:

  • A brief history of the Prerogative of Mercy as it...
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Drug Law Reform - shifting to a public health lens

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NSW Council for Civil Liberties are holding a conversation about the current state-of-play with Drug Law Reform in NSW. They have brought together experts on Thursday, 2 May 2024 from 6.00pm at...

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Mahla Pearlman Oration

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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 12th Mahla Pearlman Oration on Thursday, 22 August 2024...

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The State of Democracy

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Friday, 3 May 2024

The Australian Institute of Administrative Law and the Environmental Planning Law Association (and Electoral Research and Regulation Network) are holding a seminar on 'The State...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in of Magistrate Ross Hudson to District Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

A formal ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Magistrate Ross Hudson as a Judge of the District Court of NSW will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Tuesday, 23 April 2024 at...

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Bar Council Vacancy

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Governance

Following his appointment to the Industrial Court, Ingmar Taylor SC has resigned from his position on Bar Council, effective 19 April 2024. In accordance with the Bar Association's...

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Applications close today: Katrina Dawson Award

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Diversity

Katrina Dawson was a much-loved member of the New South Wales Bar, where she excelled. She was tragically killed during the Lindt Cafe siege. The Katrina Dawson Award seeks to encourage...

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Applications close today: Mentoring Program 2024

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Since 2014 the New South Wales Bar Association has offered junior barristers in their second year at the bar an opportunity to receive guidance and support from leaders in the profession. For senior...

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Ingmar Taylor SC, David Chin SC and Jane Paingakulam to be appointed to Industrial Court of NSW

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General and Minister for Industrial Relations and Work Health and Safety have announced that Ingmar Taylor SC will be appointed as the President of the Industrial...

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Member, Board of Legal Aid NSW (Part Time)

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Recruitment

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as a part-time member of the Board of Legal Aid NSW for a term up to 26 September 2025 to represent...

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Room for Licence in Samuel Griffith Chambers

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Practice Support

A well-appointed, fully networked, internal room is for licence. The size of the room is 13.2m². The floor is busy and vibrant, with the majority of barristers (including two...

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Bondi Junction support information

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Further to the President’s Message on 15 April, which included a link to details of the NSW Government support measures, the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network has further...

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Professional Indemnity Insurance

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Sponsored Article

Marsh has been arranging professional indemnity (PI) insurance for barristers in line with the professional standards scheme for over 20 years. Read more here to renew your PI...

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Welcome Ceremony for Justice Sarah Huggett as the Chief Judge of the District Court

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Appointments

A formal welcome ceremony to mark the appointment of her Honour Justice Sarah Huggett as the Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW will be held in Banco Court at 9.00am on Tuesday,...

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Trial by Jury Dramatic Cantata in One Act

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To celebrate the bicentenary of the Supreme Court of NSW Trial by Jury Dramatic Cantata in One Act written by W S Gilbert (and somewhat brought into the present day by Vicki Hartstein) will be held...

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Closes today: Volunteers for Law School Visits

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The NSW Bar Association Education Committee is seeking volunteer barristers to deliver a session to each of the various law schools within NSW, for the purpose of:

  1. Introducing students to the role...
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President's Message

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The Bondi Junction attack of 13 April 2024 has shocked our entire community. A place where people expected to find joy brought them terror.

The NSW Bar Association offers its condolences and support...

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NCAT Senior Member Consumer and Commercial Division

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Recruitment

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment to NCAT as a full-time Senior Member under the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013.

For more...

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Barristers encouraged to sign up to the National Pro Bono Target

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The Australian Pro Bono Centre warmly invites members of the NSW Bar to become signatories to the National Pro Bono Target.

What is the Target?

The Target is a voluntary and aspirational benchmark...

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Save the Date: Janet Coombs Lunch for New Women Barristers

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The Janet Coombs Lunch to welcome the women joining the NSW Bar in the May Bar Practice Course will be held on Wednesday, 8 May 2024. The biannual lunch co-hosted by the Women Barristers Forum and...

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Latest Court of Appeal Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The NSW Court of Appeal has published its latest Decisions of Interest Bulletin. Click here for more information.

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