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Inbrief

Court of Appeal submissions box has been moved

Due to refurbishments on Level 12 of the Law Courts Building, the old submissions box for the Court of Appeal has been replaced. Its replacement, which looks like a mail box, is now located adjacent...

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New Workers Compensation Regulations

The Workers Compensation Regulation 2010 will commence tomorrow, 1 February 2010. It replaces the provisions of the Workers Compensation Regulation 2003, which�will be�repealed under the...

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Vale John Wilson (1951-2011)

John Wilson, formerly of Lachlan Macquarie Chambers, died on 9 January 2011. An obituary will be published in the next edition of Bar News.

**28 January 2011 **

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Vale Malcolm Duncan (1956-2011)

Malcolm Duncan, barrister, died on the night of 27-28 January 2011. Members will be advised of funeral arrangements as soon as they are known.

**28 January 2011 **

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Legal Aid NSW specialist barrister panels for complex criminal law matters

This is a reminder that the Legal Aid NSW Specialist Barrister Panel (Complex Criminal Law) will close on 11 February 2011. Junior counsel who are applying must submit their applications before this...

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Anthony Girard

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Anthony Girard, formerly of Latham Chambers, has died at the age of 83. A mass will be held at Church of St Rose, 4 Rose Avenue, Collaroy Plateau, Thursday, 27 January 2011 at 1.30pm. **27...

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National Practitioner's Certificate in Mediation

The Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA) will present again the National Practitioner’s Certificate in Mediation course in Sydney. The six day course, which meets the...

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NSW Law Reports online

NSWLR Volume 76, Part 2�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

**25 January...

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Arbitrators wanted at the Workers Compensation Commission

Applications are sought from�legal practitioners�or persons with�skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the resolution of workers compensation disputes. A number of arbitral...

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Free workers compensation seminars

The Workers Compensation Commission is holding free information seminars regarding the commission’s operations and recent changes to workers compensation and the impact on you and your clients....

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Changes to workers compensation laws take effect next week

The Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2010 received Assent on 16 November 2010 and will be proclaimed to commence on 1 February2011.

ln summary the changes in the Act will:

  • align the...
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30th Annual Pan-Orthodox church service marking the opening of the 2011 Law Term

The 30th Annual Pan-Orthodox Church Service to mark the opening of the Law Term for 2011 will be held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 242 Cleveland Street, Redfern on Tuesday, 8...

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Appointment of Magistrate

The Governor-in-Council has approved of the appointment of Mr Shane McAnulty, barrister, as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales.

Mr McAnulty will be sworn in as a Magistrate at 9am,...

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Appointments to the Local court of New South Wales

Acting Attorney General Verity Firth has announced the appointments of Louise McManus and Margaret McGlynn as part-time magistrates of the Local Court.

Both new appointments are outstanding members...

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St James’ Church, 2012 Law Term Church Service

****The Most Reverend Dr Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney, and the Reverend Andrew Sempell, Rector of St James, invite members of the NSW judiciary, Bar and legal profession to attend the **2012...

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New Law Council President sets LCA agenda for 2011

The Law Council of Australia’s new President, Mr Alexander Ward, has outlined his agenda for the coming year and said the Council will continue to play a crucial role in the reform of the...

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Appointments to the Local Court of New South Wales

Michael David Antrum and Theo Tsavdaridis have been appointed as magistrates of the Local Court of New South Wales, effective 17 January 2011. Eugene Gramelis from Henry Parkes Chambers will speak on...

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Synagogue service - opening of Law Term 2012

The Jewish service to mark the opening of the 2012 Law Term will be held at the Great Synagogue on Friday, 10 February 2012. The service�will be attended�by Chief Justice Tom Bathurst and...

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Retirement ceremony for the Hon Justice Jennifer Boland

A ceremonial sitting of the Family Court of Australia will be held in Sydney tomorrow, 3 February 2011 to mark the retirement of the Hon Justice Jennifer Boland as a judge of the court and as an...

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Swearing-in ceremony for John Sackar QC

A ceremonial sitting for the swearing-in of John Sackar QC as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held on Tuesday, 1 February 2011 at 9.30am in the Banco Court, Queens Square. Tom...

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Red Mass for opening of 2013 Law Term

The archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell AC, invites all members of the bench and bar to the celebration of the 2013 Red Mass. The mass will be held in St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney at 9:00am on...

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Vale Patrick Andrew Leary, 16 November 1934 - 30 December 2010

Patrick Andrew Leary died on Thursday, 30 December 2010. A mass of Christian burial will be offered for Andrew at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cardinal Street, Mosman, at 11:00am on Wednesday 5...

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