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Thursday Breakfast CPD talk series - Living Under Two Laws At Once (ADVERTISEMENT)

Members are invited to the Thursday Breakfast�CPD�talk series - Living Under Two Laws At Once - exploring Western culture's desire to challenge the status quo and have an open and diverse...

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Half-Marathon Bar Association meet-up breakfast

Attention all those keen runners who have registered for the half marathon or who intend to register.� Arthur Moses SC from the Health, Sport and Recreation Committee would like to get the NSW...

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Virtual Practice Fact Sheet for barristers

The Practice Development Committee has created a fact sheet on virtual practice designed to alert barristers to the potential problems that may arise if they provide legal advice through internet...

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High Court of Australia Public Lecture

Members are invited to the High Court of Australia Public Lecture, to be delivered by Professor John Williams in Canberra on 8 June 2011 at 6.00pm. Titled 'Swelling the ranks of the peripatetic...

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Walker SC to monitor national security legislation

Bret Walker SC has been appointed as Australia's inaugural independent national security legislation monitor. Mr Walker will review the operation, effectiveness and implications of Australia's...

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Bar FC bloodied but unbowed

NSW Bar FC played its first game of the DSL season last Thursday, 21 April 2011 against Corrs, but lost 2-0. The team had three new players and was without either of its regular goal keepers, which...

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Law Council's report card on human rights in Australia: more to do but heading in the right direction

Just over one year ago the Australian Government released its response to the findings of the 2009 National Consultation on Human Rights. The president of the Law Council of Australia, Mr Alexander...

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TONIGHT: Practice and Advocacy in the Court of Appeal

This first session in the Appellate Advocacy Series will be presented by the Hon Justice Beazley AO. The seminar will be chaired by Alexander Street SC and will cover essential requirements for...

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Women in Law Commemorative Dinner

Members are invited to attend Macquarie University Law Society's annual Commemorative Law Dinner on Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 6.30pm at the Parkroyal Hotel, Darling Harbour. This year will mark the...

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Martin Place homeless thanks

Philanthropy

Greg Curtin SC would like to thank all who have volunteered to assist the Martin Place homeless on Easter Sunday. As happened for our barbecue last year, numbers have well exceeded the...

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Date for your diary - National Indigenous Legal Conference, 12-13 August 2011

The New South Wales Bar Association and Ngalaya, the NSW Association of Indigenous lawyers and law students, invite you to attend the National Indigenous Legal Conference, which will take place in...

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CIArbs Asia Pacific Conference 2011 - special rates for members of the NSW Bar Association

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is offering members of the New South Wales Bar Association a discounted rate to register for the Asia Pacific Conference 2011, which will be held on 27-28 May...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Federal Magistrate Garry Foster

Garry Foster will be sworn-in as a federal magistrate during a ceremonial sitting in Newcastle on Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 9.30am. The ceremony will be held in Courtroom 3 of the Federal Magistrates...

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TONIGHT: Commercial Arbitration Act (Part 2)

Tonight,** **Ian Bailey SC will be presenting the second session of a two-part seminar series on the Commercial Arbitration Act. The seminar will be chaired by Angela Bowne SC. For further details,...

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A Charter of Rights review and other news from Victoria

The attorney-general of Victoria, Robert Clark, today announced the establishment of a parliamentary inquiry into the operation of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006....

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BOCSAR releases a feast of crime data

The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has released the_ 2010 Recorded Crime Statistics Annual Report_. According to the report, most categories of crime, such as motor vehicle theft,...

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Migration Law User Group Meeting - practice and procedure

The Federal Magistrates Court (General Federal Law)�Sydney�invites�legal practitioners appearing before the court in migration law matters to a professional user group meeting� to...

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Australian Observance of The United Nations Day of Vesak 2011 (ADVERTISEMENT)

An invitation is extended to members of the Bar Association to commemorate Vesak Day on Sunday, 29 May 2011. This year marks the 2600th anniversary of the Buddha’s enlightenment, and the...

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TONIGHT: Commercial Arbitration Act (Part 1)

Tonight,** **Peter Callaghan SC and Ian Bailey SC will be presenting the first of two sessions on the Commercial Arbitration Act. Both seminars will be chaired by Angela Bowne SC. For further...

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Lifetime Care & Support Authority newsletter

The Lifetime Care & Support Authority publishes a newsletter, LTCS E-News. Issue 54 is now available and has articles on: "eligibility criteria for amputations", LTCS workshops in Goulburn and...

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Legalwise Seminars June MCLE events (ADVERTISEMENT)

Join experts from different areas of law to discuss a variety of topical seminars this June. The seminars include: Doing Business in China; Doing Business in India; IT Law; Patents and Trade Marks a...

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New court list for Supreme, District and Local Courts

A new online court list for the Supreme, District and Local Courts is now available on LawLink. 
The new list uses a search tool which enables people to type in search criteria and find court...

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Wanted: volunteers for Easter Sunday BBQ for the homeless

The Night Patrol (who provide food etc to the Martin Place Homeless) are holding an Easter Sunday barbeque�in Martin Place (near Phillip St) for the homeless. Up to 300 homeless people are...

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Deceased estates and bankruptcy - bankruptcy beneficiaries (ADVERTISEMENT)

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) invites you to an address by Sally Nash on "Deceased Estates and Bankruptcy - Bankruptcy Beneficiaries". The address will take place on Wednesday,...

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Coming up in CPD: Appellate Advocacy Series

This seminar series will be jointly presented by the Hon Justice J L B Allsop, President of the Court of Appeal and the Hon Justice M J Beazley AO, Judge of Appeal. The sessions will deal with...

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