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Inbrief

Save the date: 2016 Tristan Jepson Memorial Lecture

The Annual Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Lecture will take place on Thursday, 13 October 2016 at 6.00pm in the Federal Court of Australia, Level 21, Queens Square. The lecture will be delivered...

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Dealing with difficult people and stressful situations at work

The Women Lawyers Association of NSW invites members to a talk by Josie Wakim, Psychologist & Coach on "Dealing with difficult people and stressful situations at work". It will be held on Thursday,...

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15 Bobber for her Honour Judge Penelope Wass SC

Members of the New South Wales Bar Association are invited to attend the 15 Bobber for her Honour Judge Penelope Wass SC. The 15 Bobber is to be held on Friday, 17 June 2016 in the New South Wales...

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Practising Certificate Renewals 2016-17

Renewals Update No.5

There is only just one week left to renew your practising certificate by the due date - 7 June 2016

Do not wait until you have confirmation of insurance to return your...

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15 Bobber for her Honour Judge Penelope Wass SC

Members of the New South Wales Bar Association are invited to attend the 15 Bobber for her Honour Judge Penelope Wass SC. The 15 Bobber is to be held on Friday, 17 June 2016 in the New South Wales...

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Voice and Performance Skills Workshop

Designed specifically for barristers by Voice Coach

Voice Coach will hold its Voice and Performance Skills Workshop in July. Voice Coach has 10 years of experience adapting performance skills for...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Judge Brana Obradovic

A ceremonial sitting will be held to welcome Ms Brana Obradovic as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia on Friday, 3 Jun 2016 at 9.30am in Courtroom 9 of the Parramatta Registry. Lyn...

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The 2016 Forbes Lecture

The annual Forbes Lecture will be delivered by the master-elect of Christ's College, Cambridge, Professor Jane Stapleton, on 14 July 2016 at 5.15pm in the NSW Bar Association Common Room. The lecture...

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Papers to note: Judicial Systems and Corruption

The International Bar Association (IBA), in partnership with the Basel Institute on Governance, has published the results of a global survey on corruption in judicial systems. The report found, among...

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New Barristers' Committee Junior Drinks

The New Barristers’ Committee would like to invite you to attend Junior Drinks on Thursday 2 June, at Coach Bar, Lower Ground, GPO Bar, 1 Martin Place, Sydney starting at 5:30pm.

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New Barristers' Committee Junior Drinks

The New Barristers’ Committee would like to invite you to attend Junior Drinks on Thursday 2 June, at Coach Bar, starting at 5:30pm.

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Support Moses SC in the 2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Senior Vice-President Arthur Moses SC will take part in the 2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on 23 June. Over the past ten years the event has raised $24 million to support the St Vincent de Paul's homeless...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery will be sworn-in as a judge of the District Court of NSW at a formal ceremony in the John Maddison Tower on Level 21, at 9.00am on Monday, 30 May 2016. Noel Hutley SC will speak on...

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Psychology study on jury empanelments

InBrief has been contacted by Nicola Irwin Faulks, who is undertaking a research project for her honours degree in psychology at Macquarie University under the supervision of Dr. Eugene Chekaluk. The...

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WBF drinks at the Verandah Bar

The Women Barristers Forum invites all barristers to attend the WBF casual drinks at the Verandah Bar, 55-65 Elizabeth st on Wednesday 8 June 2016 between 5.30-7.30pm. Come and have a nice night out...

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Appointment to note: deputy DPP

Kara Shead has been appointed as deputy director of public prosecutions, effective Monday, 30 May 2016.

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Legal Aid Matters campaign joins Facebook

The Legal Aid Matters campaign now has a Facebook page, highlighting the latest announcements and other relevant information. Hop on and Like it.

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First concert of the NSW Lawyers Orchestra - 26 June 2016

The NSW Lawyers Orchestra invites you to join them for their first ever concert on 26 June 2016, 2.30pm at The Great Hall 215 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010. In their first season, ever, the...

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NT should reconsider proposed bail law: ABA

The Australian Bar Association says the Northern Territory’s proposed bail legislation to remove the presumption in favour of bail for repeat property offenders will only further exacerbate...

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Practising Certificate Renewals 2016-17

Renewals Update #4

There is just over one week left to renew your practising certificate by the due date - 7 June 2016

Do not wait until you have confirmation of insurance to return your completed...

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30th anniversary of Lachlan Macquarie Chambers

Members are invited to attend a cocktail function on Saturday, 18 June 2016 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the official opening of Lachlan Macquarie Chambers, Parramatta.

Lachlan Macquarie...

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Law Council critical of NT Government's bail plans

The Law Council of Australia has urged the Northern Territory Government to immediately withdraw its plan to remove the "presumption in favour of bail" for repeat property offenders. Read the Law...

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CLA June Judges Series — the Hon Justices Ward, Gleeson and Emmett

Promoted by the Commercial Law Association

You can book for the entire series or register for each seminar individually (lunch and GST inc). 12.30-2.00pm, Friday, 10, 17 & 24 June, Dixson Room,...

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STEP address: EU Succession Law Regulation - tomorrow 5.30pm

Promoted by STEP

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) invites you to an address by Markus Christmann, Schweitzer Kobras, on "EU Succession Law Regulation". It will be held tomorrow...

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AACL seminar on Constitutional litigation and the public interest - 5.30pm tomorrow

The Australian Association of Constitutional Law will hold a seminar tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 May 2016, at 5.30pm in Court 18B, Federal Court, Queens Square.

"Constitutional Litigation and the Public...

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