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Inbrief

Find a Barrister – CVs can be uploaded to members’ profiles

Many barristers have already added their CVs to their Find a Barrister profiles. Members who have not done so are encouraged to take advantage of the new facility (instructions below).

As previously...

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Ludlows Sydney end of year Wig & Robe Cleaning offer

Promoted by Ludlows Sydney

Bring in your Robes and Wig for cleaning and general maintenance over the Christmas break. This is a great time to rejuvenate your Regalia, with Ludlows’ prompt and...

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Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Panel

The Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Panel (the DVP) is currently open for applications. The panel is open to solicitors and barristers in private practice.

ROLE OF THE DVP

The DVP is a specialist...

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NSW Bar Association CPD Conference - North Coast

Registrations are OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association Regional CPD Conferences.

The North Coast Conference schedule has been finalised. Please view the program here

Full attendance at the...

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You're invited to morning tea

The NSW Bar Association has reserved dedicated childcare places at Castlereagh Street Early Learning Centre and Little Steps Early Learning Centre. Delicious morning teas, prepared by in-house cooks,...

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NSWLRC review of dispute resolution

The NSW Law Reform Commission released Consultation Paper 18 - Dispute Resolution: Model Provisions on 15 December 2016. Submissions may be sent to the NSWLRC by email or post: GPO Box 31, Sydney NSW...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Tanya Bright

Tanya Bright has been appointed a judge of the District Court of New South Wales. A formal ceremony to honour this occasion will be held in the John Maddison Tower on Level 21, at 9.00am on Tuesday,...

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NSWLRC report on third party insurance claims

Attorney General Gabrielle Upton has today released NSW Law Reform Commission Report 143; Third Party Claims on Insurance Money: Review of s 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946....

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Sir Anthony Mason to deliver the next Sir Garfield Barwick Address

The Sir Garfield Barwick Address Foundation is pleased and honoured to advise that an Address will be delivered by the Hon Sir Anthony Mason AK KBE QC at a dinner to be held on Wednesday, 15 March...

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The NSW IRC is NOT moving

Last month InBrief reported that the Industrial Relations Commission is moving to the Masonic Centre. InBrief has now been advised that the IRC will remain at its current location while the...

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Practice Note SC CL 2 - Criminal Proceedings

Chief Justice T F Bathurst AC has re-issued Practice Note SC CL 2 – Criminal Proceedings. The Practice Note commenced operation on 15 December 2016 and replaces the previous version that was issued...

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A number of federal appointments

Dr Robert Harper SC of 9th Floor Wentworth Chambers has been appointed to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, effective 18 January 2017, while yesterday Attorney-General George Brandis announced...

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Pan-Orthodox Service to mark the Opening of Law Term 2017

The 34th Annual Pan-Orthodox Church Service to mark the opening of the Law Term for 2017 will be held on Monday, 6 February 2017 at 6.30pm at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation. Learn...

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33rd Great Bar Boat Race - 2016 Invitational Challenge

The 33rd Great Bar Boat Race will be held on Monday, 19 December at 11.00am. Solicitors are invited to compete in a friendly competition with the Bench & Bar. This is a non-spinnaker race for...

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Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day - 23 January 2017

The annual Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day returns to the Manly Golf Club on Monday, 23 January 2017. Shotgun start at 12.30pm followed by dinner (at around 6.00 pm). The cost for the day is...

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Relocation of CARS Assessment Conferences- January to May 2017

The State Insurance Regulatory Authority has advised that Claims Assessment and Resolution Service (CARS) Assessment Conferences will not be held in the usual hearing rooms on Level 21, 1 Oxford St...

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2017 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference

Registrations are OPEN for the 2017 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Sydney on Saturday 11 March.

The conference offers 5 CPD points.

The conference runs...

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2017 Mahla Pearlman Oration

The annual Mahla Pearlman Oration will be delivered in Court 21 of the Federal Court, Queens Square on 9 March 2017 by Professor Jane McAdam, from the University of New South Wales. The oration title...

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New ACT Supreme Court judge

ACT Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay today announced the appointment of Mr David Mossop as the new resident judge of the ACT Supreme Court. Mr Mossop will start in his new role on 13 February 2017 and...

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Find a Barrister – CVs can be uploaded to members’ profiles

Many barristers have already added their CVs to their Find a Barrister profiles. Members who have not done so are encouraged to take advantage of the new facility (instructions below).

As previously...

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Law Council launches cybersecurity resource custom-built for Australian lawyers

www.cyberprecedent.com.au

The Law Council of Australia has launched a new information campaign to help lawyers protect themselves against cyber threats. Cyber Precedent has been custom-built for...

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Ludlows Sydney end of year Wig & Robe Cleaning offer

Promoted by Ludlows Sydney

Bring in your Robes and Wig for cleaning and general maintenance over the Christmas break. This is a great time to rejuvenate your Regalia, with Ludlows’ prompt and...

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Last sitting day for Bergin CJ in Equity

The final sitting day for the Hon Justice Patricia Bergin, CJ in Equity, is scheduled for 16 December. Her Honour will be in Commercial Directions and President Noel Hutley SC will speak briefly to...

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[2016] (Summer) Bar News is out now

The Summer 2016 edition of Bar News is being delivered and will soon be available online. If you have not received your copy by Friday, 16 December, please contact the publications manager, Chris...

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InBrief in the Christmas-New Year season

InBrief will be winding down its daily distribution over the Christmas-New Year period. Beginning Monday, 19 December 2016, bulletins will be distributed once or twice per week. Normal service will...

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