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Inbrief

Football teams from Qld, Vic & NSW bars to take part in a festival of the boot

On Saturday, 11 September 2010 the New South Wales Bar Football Team will defend the Suncorp Perpetual Trophy when they play the Victorian Bar at St Andrews Oval, University of Sydney. **Kickoff will...

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ANZAPPL seminar on disability rights (ADVERTISEMENT)

The Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law invite members to attend a seminar on the proposed Asia-Pacific Regional Disability Rights Tribunal, to be held on Monday,...

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NSW Law Reports online

NSWLR Volume 75, Part 1 is now available to online and print subscribers. For a list of cases in the part, and other NSWLR parts and volumes, go to www.nswlr.com.au/reports.

**30 July 2010 **

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Here we go, Here we go! Support the Bar Football Team

The New South Wales Bar Football Team is competing, for the first time, in the solicitors’ Inter-firm Football Day tomorrow, 4 September 2010 **at Queens Park Ovals commencing from about 9.30...

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TONIGHT - ALRC inquiry into discovery in federal courts

The Australian Law Reform Commission will hold a consultation session with interested members of the bar on its current reference entitled Review of Discovery Laws to Improve Access to Justice. The...

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Banking and Financial Services Law Association Conference (ADVERTISEMENT)

The Banking and Financial Services Law Association is holding its 27th Annual Conference on 14 to 16 August 2010 in Queenstown, New Zealand. A conference programme and registration brochure may be...

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Appointment to the Supreme Court of Victoria

Attorney-General Rob Hulls has announced the appointment of Peter Almond QC as a judge of the Victorian Supreme Court. Mr Almond has specialised in many areas of civil and commercial law, including...

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2010 Common Law Dinner - RSVP by today

The Hon Timothy Studdert QC will be the guest speaker at the 2010 Common Law Dinner, which will take place on the evening of Friday, 27 August at the Bond Cafe on Phillip Street. RSVP by today, 20...

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Bar Book Club meets on 17 August

The next meeting of the Bar Book Club will be on Tuesday, 17 August 2010, at 6.00pm in the library. As our contribution to election fever (as opposed to Masterchef fever) we have opted for a...

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Australian Bar Association Conference, Berlin, 3-6 July 2011

The Australian Bar Association Conference 2011 will be held in Berlin between 3 July and 6 July. Among the special guest speakers will be Chief Justice Ngcobo (Sth Africa), Baroness Hale (Supreme...

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Private Ancilliary Funds (ADVERTISEMENT)

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) invites you to an address by John Emerson AM on Private Ancillary Funds. The address will take place on **Wednesday, 11 August 2010 **at 5.30pm...

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BOCSAR report on suspended sentences

The use of suspended sentences is growing rapidly in NSW, according to a new report by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. The Bureau examined trends in the use of suspended sentences...

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Free tickets to The Waiting City

The newly-released Australian film The Waiting City _has interesting connections with the legal profession. The main female lead character (superbly played by the beautiful Radha Mitchell) is a...

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The annual Banking and Financial Services Law and Practice Conference

The 27th Annual Banking and Financial Services Law and Practice Conference will be held at the Millenium Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand on **14-16 August 2010. **The theme is "Apres GFC: the...

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Take part in DJAG's online usability survey

The Department of Justice and Attorney General is undertaking a major review of the websites for NSW courts and tribunals. The department is seeking input from users of the web sites and would like...

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Fundraising Trivia Night at the Bar Association – Thursday, 12 August

Righteous Pups Australia is a not for profit organisation with a mission to raise, socialise and train Autism Assistance Dogs to do a variety of practical tasks for Children with Autistic Spectrum...

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LCA seeks pre-election views on key legal issues

The Law Council has invited political parties contesting the 2010 Federal Election to provide their views on key national issues of relevance to the Australian legal profession. The Law Council has...

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Tonight: trial efficiency and case management under the Criminal Procedure Act

At 5.00pm **tonight, **in the Banco Court, Lord Justice Leveson, formerly senior presiding judge in Queens Bench and presently the chair of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales, will talk...

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Interested in constitutional and administrative law?

The Bar Association's Constitutional & Administrative Law Section is looking for new members. Any member who is interested in joining should contact Fiona Piercy, assistant to Alan Robertson SC on...

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Final reminder: the fifth John Lehane Memorial Lecture

Members are reminded that the fifth John Lehane Memorial Lecture will be held on **Wednesday, 18 August 2010 **at 6.00pm in the Banco Court, Queens Square. Lord Hoffmann will speak on the Influence...

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Mediators Conference

The Bar Association of Queensland will hold its annual Mediators Conference over the weekend of **Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 August 2010 **at the Hyatt Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, Queensland. For more...

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ONE SPACE REMAINING - Persuasion Power Workshop Series: 17, 24 and 31 October 2010

This Workshop Series focuses on how Barristers can maximise their persuasive ability. Participants practise and analyse persuasive and presentational strategies, tactics and techniques, using...

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Aviation law seminar: "Shark 02 has crashed"

The Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (ALAANZ) invite members to a seminar over dinner on the subject of the Nias Island Sea King Accident on 2 April 2005. Barristers David Jordan...

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The Twentieth British Legal History Conference: call for papers

The Twentieth British Legal History Conference will be held in Cambridge from Wednesday, 13 July 2011 to Saturday, 16 July 2011. The conference theme will be: Law and Legal Process. It will address...

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15 Bobber: the Hon Justice Margaret Cleary

The 15 Bobber to celebrate the appointment of the Hon Justice Margaret Cleary to the Family Court of Australia will be held on Friday, 30 July 2010. Speaking for Justice Cleary will be John McCarthy...

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