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Inbrief

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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Farewell Ceremony for the Hon Justice Handley AO

The Hon Justice Handley AO will retire as a judge of appeal of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 11 January 2007. A formal ceremony for this occasion will be held in the Banco Court at 9.30am...

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Appointment of Richard Cogswell SC to the District Court

Richard Cogswell SC, Crown Advocate, has been appointed as a judge of the District Court of New South Wales, effective 6 February 2007.

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Amended Bar Council 2007 Election Results

Pursuant to Rule 11.8.3 of the Bar Association Constitution, I declare the following elected to the 2007 Bar Council:

Pursuant to Rule 11.8.1(a) (the 5 Senior Counsel who received the most votes)

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Bar Council election results

Governance

Pursuant to Rule 11.8.3 of the Bar Association Constitution, I declare the following elected to the 2007 Bar Council: Pursuant to Rule 11.8.1(a) (the 5 Senior Counsel who received the...

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Close of ballot for election of 2007 Bar Council

A final reminder that the ballot for the election of the 2007 Bar Council closes at 1.00pm on Friday, 3 November 2006. Counting of the ballot will commence immediately after the annual general...

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Annual general meeting, Friday 3 November 2006 at 1.00pm

The annual general meeting of The New South Wales Bar Association and the Barristers’ Benevolent Association will be held this Friday, 3 November 2006 at 1.00pm in the common room.

All members...

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Heads of chambers meeting

The next heads of chambers meeting will be held on Monday, 6 November 2006 at 5.00pm in the New South Wales Bar Association common room.

AGENDA

1. President’s report on events and issues...

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