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Inbrief

Report tabled - Right to Farm Bill 2019

Law reform and public affairs

Legislative Council Portfolio Committee No. 4 has today published its final report arising out of its inquiry into the Right to Farm Bill 2019. The report refers...

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LCA Equitable Briefing Policy Annual Report for 2017-18

Diversity

The Law Council has recently published its Equitable Briefing Policy Annual Report for 2017-18. The ultimate aim of the Equitable Briefing Policy is for female barristers to be briefed in...

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How barristers work: Valuing your skills and time

Wednesday, 6 November

Do you make the most of your skills and time? How do solicitors know in which practice areas to brief you? Join our panel as they discuss practical tips for making your...

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Silk scrolls presentation

Appointments

Newly appointed senior counsel will be presented with their appointment scrolls this Thursday, 24 October 2019 at 5.15pm in the Bar Association’s Common Room, with the scrolls being...

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Room for Sale - 13th Floor St James Hall

A room has become available for sale on Level 14 of Chambers. The room is fitted out with quality shelving and a robing cupboard and is located next to Senior Counsel.

13th Floor comprises 7 silks...

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Election of 2020 Bar Council

Governance

Ballot papers for the election of the 2020 Bar Council have been mailed to all those eligible to vote. A 'How to Vote' instruction booklet was issued with each ballot paper. Ballots...

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2019 Judicial Q&A Lecture and Drinks

The New Barristers’ Committee will again host the Judicial Q&A panel in the Common Room on Tuesday, 29 October at 5.15pm. The Q&A will feature a panel of judges from the Federal, Supreme and...

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102NA Family Law Act, 1975 - Cross-Examination of perpetrators and victims of family violence.

Monday, 11 November 2019 and Monday, 18 November 2019

On 11 September, s 102NA of the Family Law Act 1975 commenced operation. The new amendment is intended to provide protection to victims of...

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Everything you wanted to ask a judge but are too afraid to ask

The New Barristers’ Committee will again host the Judicial Q&A panel in the Bar Common Room on Tuesday, 29 October at 5.15pm. As usual, the Q&A will feature a panel of judges from the Federal,...

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Use your heart for the home and your head for the home loan

Member services and benefits

If you have fallen for your dream home, Suncorp Bank could help you pay less interest and help you to manage your money better with their fee-free Everyday Transaction...

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Corporations and Insolvency Law Update

Continuing Professional Development

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on ** Tuesday, 22 October 2019** at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room.

Presented by Michael Izzo...

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Local Court Swearing-in ceremony for Janine Lacy and Kevin Hockey

Swearing-in - Monday

Janine Lacy and Kevin Hockey will be sworn-in as magistrates at a ceremonial sitting of the Local Court on Monday, 21 October at 9.00am in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre....

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Annual Charteris Dinner and Oration

At the lectern

The Australian Institute of International Affairs (NSW) will hold its annual Charteris Dinner and Oration on Wednesday, 27 November in the Stateroom, Hilton Hotel. The special guest...

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Minds Count Annual Lecture 2019 - New Date

Wellbeing

The Minds Count Annual Lecture originally scheduled for this Wednesday 16 October has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances, and will now take place on Tuesday 19 November 2019,...

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Are your cases traumatising you?  

Understanding and managing vicarious trauma

What is vicarious trauma? What are the symptoms? How can you minimise its impact? Robyn Bradey, an accredited mental health social worker, will present...

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State Memorial Service for the Honourable Jane Mathews AO

The State Memorial Service for the late the Honourable Jane Mathews AO will be held today in The Playhouse, Sydney Opera House. The venue will open at 2.15. Guests are requested to be seated by...

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Everything you wanted to ask a judge but are too afraid to ask

The New Barristers’ Committee will again host the Judicial Q&A panel in the Common Room on Tuesday, 29 October at 5.15pm. The Q&A will feature a panel of judges from the Federal, Supreme and...

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Establishment of the NSW Bar Association Accessibility Panel

Volunteers sought

The Bar Association has established an Accessibility Panel. Its purpose, inter alia, is to consider, address and respond to matters involving disability, access and inclusion and...

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2019 Spigelman Oration and Public Law Section Dinner

At the lectern

Justice Keane will deliver the 2019 Spigelman Oration on "Silencing the Sovereign People" in the Common Room on Wednesday, 30 October from 5:15pm to 6:30pm. The dinner will follow...

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Annual Supreme Court Corporate and Commercial Law Conference 2019

The Annual Supreme Court Corporate and Commercial Law Conference supported by the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Law Society of New South Wales and the University of Sydney will be held on...

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Corporations and Insolvency Law Update

Continuing Professional Development

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on ** Tuesday 22 October 2019** at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room.

The seminar presented by...

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Room for Sale - 13th Floor St James Hall

A room has become available for sale on Level 14 of Chambers. The room is fitted out with quality shelving and a robing cupboard and is located next to Senior Counsel.

13th Floor comprises 7 silks...

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Retirement of Chief Commissioner Kite - venue change

Ceremonial sitting

The Industrial Relations Commission will hold a ceremonial sitting to mark the retirement of Chief Commissioner Kite on Wednesday, 20 November at 9.30am. The Ceremonial sitting...

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32nd LAWASIA Conference 2019: Harmonisation through Synergy

LAWASIA is pleased to invite the participation of legal professionals at the 32nd LAWASIA Conference in Hong Kong SAR next month. Providing a platform for the convergence of bar leaders, jurists,...

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NSW Barristers’ Clerks Association - Conference Opening Event for Clerks and Barristers

Tonight

The NSW Barristers’ Clerks Association looks forward to seeing clerks and their barristers at the Conference Opening Event this evening.

The Conference Opening Event is being held tonight...

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