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Inbrief

Costs under the New Uniform Law

Monday 7 March at 5.15pm, Doltone House, Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Presented by Mark Brabazon SC

What every barrister needs to know about disclosure, costs agreements,...

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STEP address: Unconscionability and Promissory Estoppel

Promoted by STEP

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) invites you to an address by the Hon Justice Peter Young AO on "Unconscionability and Promissory Estoppel". It will be held...

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Dealing with difficult cases: vicarious trauma at the bar

Tuesday 8 March at 5.15pm, Doltone House, Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Dealing with sensitive subject matter and difficult clients can be challenging. What may seem to be the...

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Appearing for health professionals in inquests. Sit still and say nothing?

Wednesday 9 March at 5.15pm, Doltone House, Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Presented by Cameron Jackson. This presentation questions the conventional wisdom that the art of...

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Today: CPD on Contingency Fees

Monday, 29 February at 5.15pm, Doltone House Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, The Bar Council has established a working party to formulate the Bar Association’s response to the Law Council...

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Sydney CPD Conference, 19 March 2016

The 2016 CPD Conference in Sydney will be held at the Hilton on Saturday 19 March from 9 to 5pm. The deadline for early bird registrations will be Friday, 11 March 2016.

Speakers

  • Noel Hutley SC,...
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Personal attacks on judges undermine public confidence

In a media release issued this afternoon, Bar Association President Noel Hutley SC has warned that personal attacks on members of the judiciary in the context of particular judgments undermine public...

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Legislate to combat revenge porn, says LCA

Law Council of Australia President Stuart Clark AM has called on the federal government to accept the recommendations of a Senate inquiry into "revenge pornography" and adopt an appropriate...

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BOCSAR asks: Why is the NSW prison population still growing?

The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has released its Crime and Justice Statistics Bureau Brief for January 2016, which found a disturbing increase in the prison population, particularly...

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Parramatta CPD Conference, 12 March 2016 - Deadline Early Bird Registrations: Friday 4 March

The 2016 CPD Conference in Parramatta will be held at the Holiday Inn on Saturday 12 March from 9 to 5pm.

Speakers

  • Noel Hutley SC, President, and Philip Selth OAM, Executive Director
  • The...
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Monday: CPD on Contingency Fees

Monday, 29 February at 5.15pm, Doltone House Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, The Bar Council has established a working party to formulate the Bar Association’s response to the Law Council...

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Changes of venue regarding the CPD seminars in February and March

Due to a problem with the Common Room flooring, CPD seminars in February have been moved offsite and the ones during the first week of March have been postponed. Attendee numbers are limited at the...

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Power point and papers for Challenging Expert Forensic Evidence

Challenging Expert Forensic Evidence was presented by professor Gary Edmond and chaired by Stephen Odgers SC yesterday. The Power Point Presentation and papers are available here, courtesy of...

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Sydney CPD Conference, 19 March 2016

The 2016 CPD Conference in Sydney will be held at the Hilton on Saturday 19 March from 9 to 5pm. The deadline for early bird registrations will be Friday, 11 March 2016.

Speakers

  • Noel Hutley SC,...
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The World’s Greatest Shave

This March, Jeff Rose of Level 22 Chambers will be taking part in the World’s Greatest Shave in support of the Leukaemia Foundation.

Each day 34 Australians are given the devastating news that...

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Lifetime Care e-news issue 85

The Lifetime Care & Support Authority publishes a newsletter, Lifetime Care enews. Issue 85 is now available and includes information about the 2016 service provider training program, the Lifetime...

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Two federal judicial appointments announced today

Attorney-General George Brandis QC has announced six judicial appointments to the federal courts and nine appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Robert Bromwich SC has been appointed to...

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Monday: CPD on Contingency Fees

Monday, 29 February at 5.15pm, Doltone House Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, The Bar Council has established a working party to formulate the Bar Association’s response to the Law Council...

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Monday: CPD on Contingency Fees

Monday, 29 February at 5.15pm, Doltone House Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, The Bar Council has established a working party to formulate the Bar Association’s response to the Law Council...

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International Humanitarian Law Fundamentals

The Red Cross will host a one-day course, International Humanitarian Law Fundamentals, on Saturday, 19 March 2016 from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Topics covered include the Geneva Conventions and their...

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Legal Aid office in Albury

Legal Aid NSW will open a "satellite" office in Albury and expand the criminal, family and civil law services provided. A small team will be based in the new office, while providing space for...

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CPD TODAY: Challenging expert forensic evidence - what lawyers should do?

Wednesday, 24 February at 5.15pm,

Doltone House Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Presented by professor Gary Edmond, Chair Stephen Odgers SC.

Gary Edmond is a Professor, Australian...

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Federal Court of Australia – Insurance List for Short Matters

The Federal Court announced in January the establishment of an Insurance List within the Commercial Contracts, Banking, Finance and Insurance sub-area of the Commercial and Corporations National...

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Webcast on model litigation obligations

The Federal Court of Australia will host a nation-wide webcast of an ethics seminar on "Model Litigation Obligations: What are they, what do they add and how are they enforced?" The event will be...

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THIS SATURDAY: Newcastle CPD Conference, 27 February 2016

The 2016 CPD Conference in Newcastle will be held at the Novotel in Newcastle Beach on Saturday 27 February from 9 to 5pm.

Speakers - Ms J Lonergan SC and Philip Selth OAM, Executive Director - The...

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