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World cup tipping competition

"Amongst all unimportant subjects, football is by far the most important." Pope John Paul II

Distract yourself from June 11 by entering the Not The NSW Bar Association World Cup Tipping Competition....

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Cases selected for reporting in FCR by V Kline

The following cases were selected by V Kline for reporting in FCR:

Hasran v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship� [2010] FCAFC 40 Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZNVW�...

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Bar Library catalogue available online

The Bar library catalogue is now available on your desktop. To search for holdings, reserve and renew loan items:

Go to http://library.nswbar.asn.au. Click on Catalogue to login. User id = Bar...

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Reminder: silk selection seminar in the Common Room

Applications for appointment as senior counsel will open at the beginning of 1 July 2010 and will close on 31 July 2010. Tonight at 5.00pm in the Bar Association Common Room, President Tom Bathurst...

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Practising Certificate Renewals Update No.3

Over 2150 barristers were sent practising certificate renewal notices on 12 May, but just over a quarter of that number have so far been returned for processing. Learn more>

**31 May 2010 **

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New property law journal - a call for articles

In September 2010 Thomson Reuters is due to launch a new peer-reviewed journal, Property Law Review. The editors are now inviting members of the bar to submit articles, comments, reviews or notes for...

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Notice to Practitioners - interlocutory matters in the General Equity List

From 31 May 2010 the practice of referring interlocutory matters to associate judges for the fixing of a hearing date will cease. The registrar in equity will case manage all interlocutory matters...

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Peter Garling SC appointed to the New South Wales Supreme Court

Peter Garling SC has been appointed as a Supreme Court judge. In making his announcement, Attorney General John Hatzistergos cited highlights of Mr Garling's distinguished 32-year career.� Mr...

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Corporate Law in Focus: Takeovers Panel Conference

The Ross Parsons Centre at Sydney Law School will host a one day conference on **4 June 2010 **commemorating the 10th anniversary of the reconstituted and reinvigorated Takeovers Panel.� The...

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Federal Court administrative notice

The Federal Court has issued Administrative Notice NSW 2 regarding listing and case management arrangements for all Corporations matters in the New South Wales Registry. It clarifies which types of...

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New Barristers Committee Cross Examination Workshop: June-July 2010

The New Barristers Committee is conducting another workshop for juniors to further hone their advocacy skills. The (free) ‘Cross-Examination of Experts’ workshop will be held in June-July...

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TONIGHT - Second Seminar on Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission of NSW

Tonight the Administrative Law and Constitutional Law Section will present a CPD seminar on the impact of the High Court judgment in _Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission of NSW _(2010) 239 CLR...

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Oral history project on the first women barristers - help wanted

The Women Barrister’s Forum, a section of the NSW Bar Association, is undertaking a project to document the history of the first 27 women barristers admitted in NSW. A 15 minute multimedia...

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Changes to the Supreme Court attire policy

The Supreme Court has decided that in the Corporations List neither wigs nor robes should be worn for interlocutory matters, including motions and directions. This decision is effective immediately...

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Positions vacant: senior arbitrators at the Workers Compensation Commission (NSW)

Applications are sought from legal practitioners or persons with skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the resolution of workers compensation disputes. The Workers Compensation Commission...

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Next meeting of the Bar Book Club

Members are reminded that the Bar Book Club will meet tonight at 6.00pm in the Bar Library. The subject will be The Good Man Jesus and the Scroundel Christ, by Philip Pullman.

**24 June 2010 **

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UNSW Law Society Trial Advocacy Competition needs judges

The UNSW Trial Advocacy Competition needs adjudicators and the coordinators have issued an invitation to barristers to take part. Comments and criticisms from professional advocates are of great...

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Entries open for the City2Surf

Celebrate 40 years of fun, fitness and fundraising by being part of the NSW Bar Association team in the worlds largest run and Sydney's favourite sporting event,� The Sun-Herald City2Surf,...

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2010 Bench and Bar Dinner photos now available online

Photographs from the 2010 Bench and Bar Dinner are now available for purchase online at: www.murrayharris.com.au� Click on 'client viewing' and follow the link to the Bench and Bar Dinner 2010....

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Willis (Allianz) professional indemnity insurance policy now approved

In addition to the Marsh, Suncorp and Aon policies, the attorney general has now approved the Willis (Allianz) professional indemnity insurance policy pursuant to s 403(2) of the Legal Profession...

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Appointments to the AAT

Attorney-General Robert McClelland has announced twelve appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Learn more >

**21 May 2010 **

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Breakfast talk series - How should our dual heritage affect one’s life in the public square?

This is the� final� talk� in a� series of five Thursday breakfast talks� "Athens and Jerusalem - Must I live under two laws at once?"� where Emeritus Prof Edwin Judge...

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Tonight: Indigenous Barristers Trust is raffling an original Indigenous artwork

Last chance to purchase tickets in the Indigenous Barristers Trust raffle of an original indigenous artwork - ‘Pukara’ by Iyawi Wikilyiri.� Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased...

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New Supreme Court Practice Note SC Eq 4 - Corporations List

The Chief Justice has issued Practice Note SC Eq 4 - Corporations List.� It replaces former Practice Note SC Eq 4 issued on 11 March 2009.� �

The new Practice Note commences on Monday...

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CPD seminars on Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission of NSW

There will be two CPD seminars to discuss the impact of the High Court judgment in Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission of NSW & Anor (2010) 84 ALJR 154. On 31 May the Industrial Law Section will...

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