Inbrief

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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New Chief Justice for Supreme Court of Norfolk Island

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Appointments

The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Justice Robert James Bromwich as the next Chief Justice of the Norfolk Island Supreme Court.

Click here to read the media...

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Highlights from the history

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In-person - Wednesday, 1 May 2024

Chief Justice Bell, the Hon Keith Mason AC KC and Larissa Reid will discuss the process of writing, and highlights of, "Constant Guardian: Changing Times – the...

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Justice Huggett appointed as Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General has announced that Justice Huggett has been appointed as Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW and President of the Dust Diseases Tribunal.

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Magistrate Ross Hudson appointed to the District Court of NSW

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General has announced that Magistrate Ross Hudson has been appointed a judge of the District Court of NSW.

Click here to read the media release.

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Tonight: Remembering the Hon. Andrew Rogers AO KC

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A function honouring the Hon. Andrew Rogers AO KC will be held on Wednesday, 10 April 2024 from 5.30pm in the Supreme Court of NSW in Banco Court.

The event will be chaired by the Hon Justice D...

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