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Inbrief

Great Bar Boat Race

Wellbeing

The Great Bar Boat Race was held on 18 December 2006. A list of placings, times and handicaps may be downloaded in pdf. A full report on the race will be published in the January 2007...

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Latest Federal Court Amendment Rules

The Federal Court Amendment Rules 2006 (No 3) will commence on 22 December 2006.

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Family Court Practice Direction No.4 of 2006: Trial of new forms for initiating application

In order to advance the implementation of the Combined Registry Project, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia have agreed to trial a new form entitled...

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Swearings in

Peter Raymond Zahra SC will be sworn in as a District Court judge on Tuesday, 30 January, 2007 at 11.30 am in Court 21 John Maddison Tower, level 21, 86-90 Goulburn Street with a morning tea to...

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Uniform Civil Procedure Update

The Working Party on Civil Procedure is redesigning the civil forms. It will progressively release the forms for public comment from December 2006. Copies of the redesigned forms are available from...

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Advocacy course at the University of Western Australia

The Australian Bar Association is conducting an intensive five day residential advocacy course for 24 junior counsel at the University of Western Australia in Perth from 20-25 January 2007. A very...

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Judicial appointments

David Hammerschlag SC has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, effective 30 January 2007.

Elizabeth Fullerton SC has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of...

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Library Hours over Christmas

The Bar Library will be closed from 12pm, Thursday 7 December 2006 for the New South Wales Bar Association Christmas Party. Due to the postponement of the library’s renovations, the library will...

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Bench & Bar v Solicitors Golf Day: 18 January 2007

The annual Bench and Bar v Solicitors Golf Day will be held at Manly Golf Club on Thursday, 18 January 2007. Christmas is fast approaching, so please respond to the invitation as soon as possible....

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The Hon Justice Campbell

The Honourable Justice Campbell has been appointed as a judge of the Court of Appeal, commencing on and from 29 January 2007.

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Tennis day 2006

This year's Bench & Bar competition for the Hon Bryan Beaumont Cup, the Barbour-Backhouse Cup and the Hon Susan Crennan Cup will be held on grass at the Royal Sydney Golf Club, Kent Road, Rose Bay on...

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Anglican Law Term service

The Anglican service to mark the commencement of the 2007 Law Term will be held in St James' Church King Street, on Monday, 29 January 2007 at 10.30am.

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Local Court Practice Note No.10 - corrected copy

Local Court Practice Note No.10, Representations for Withdrawal and Time Standards for Matters Being Dealt With Summarily, will commence on Monday, 27 November 2006.

Download a corrected copy of the...

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Annual dinner of the Australian Construction Law Discussion Group

The annual dinner of the Australian Construction Law Discussion Group is to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel - The Bridge Room, on Wednesday, 6 December 2006 at 6.30 for 7.00pm. The guest of...

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2006 Great Bar Boat Race

Wellbeing

The Great Bar Boat Race will be held on Monday, 18 December 2006. The starting line is in the vicinity of Shark Island, finishing at Store Beach. Presentation of trophies and a post-race...

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2007 committee membership: FINAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS

The president annually reviews the need for the Bar Association’s various committees; the role of those committees; and their membership. I should be grateful if members (not just those holding...

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Appointment of crown advocate

Mr Lloyd Adam Babb, public defender, has been appointed as crown advocate for the period commencing on 6 February 2007 and expiring on 5 February 2014.

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Two new appointments to the New South Wales Local Court

Ms Alison Mary Viney, solicitor, has been appointed as a magistrate and as a mining warden, effective 20 November 2006. Ms Viney is being sworn in at 9am in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre on...

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CPD seminar on asbestos & asbestos litigation

The president of the Dust Diseases Tribunal will present a CPD seminar on 'Asbestos & Asbestos Litigation', next Wednesday, 22 November 2006.

His Honour Judge JL O'Meally AM RFD is the president of...

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Bar Association office bearers for 2007

At a Bar Council meeting on 9 November 2006, the following were elected as office bearers of the New South Wales Bar Association for 2007:

President: Michael Slattery QC Senior vice president: Anna...

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Francis Forbes Lecture, Thursday, 9 November 2006, 5.30pm in the Bar Association Common Room

The 2006 Forbes Lecture will be delivered by Rosemary Annable on 9 November 2006 in the Common Room of the New South Wales Bar Association.

The title of the lecture will be: 'A Setting for Justice:...

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2006 Surfabout

All surfing counsel, lawyers and members of the judiciary are invited to participate in the 2006 Surfabout, hosted by the Australian Lawyers Surfing Association Inc and the Metropolitan Local...

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Chief Justice Spigelman AC to present St Thomas More Society lecture

'Lions in Conflict: Bacon, Coke and Ellesmere, the Years of Elizabeth'

**Date: **Tuesday, 14 November 2006? **Time: **5.30 pm **Place: **Banco Court, Level 13, Law Courts Building, Queens Square,...

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Welcome ceremony for Federal Magistrate Tom Altobelli

Members are invited to a ceremonial sitting of the Federal Magistrates Court to welcome the appointment of Dr Tom Altobelli as a federal magistrate. The ceremony will be held on 11 December 2006 at...

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Swearing in details for Mr Ian Harrison SC

A formal ceremony to mark the swearing in of Ian Harrison SC as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in the Banco Court on Monday, 12 February 2007 at 9.30am.

The attorney...

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