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Inbrief

Forbes Society Australian Legal History Tutorial

Tonight, Wednesday, 30 November 2016, Justice Emmett will deliver the second part of his Australian legal history tutorial on Roman Law.

The tutorial will commence at 5.15pm in Banco Court.

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2017 ABA Conference - London & Dublin

The Australian Bar Association will hold its biennial conference in London and Dublin in July 2017. Registrations will open in February 2017, with early bird registration rates offered until 31...

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Supreme Court DX reinstated

The Supreme Court’s DX membership (DX 829 Sydney) has been reinstated for incoming and outgoing mail. The court would like to acknowledge Toll’s willingness to work with the court and its...

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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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The women lawyers practical toolkit for 2017

The Women Legal 2017 forum will be held on 7-8 February 2017 at Rydges World Square. Speakers include: Tuanh Nguyen, president of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association; Kingsley Liu, president of...

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For the diary: Singapore seminars on international arbitration in the Asia Pacific Region

On 7 December 2016, 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers, in conjunction with the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Stephenson Harwood and Latham & Watkins, will be holding a conference at the...

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Room for sale in Frederick Jordan Chambers

External room for sale on 5th floor, Frederick Jordan Chambers, 53 Martin Place. Comfortable light and airy, 14 square metres with built in shelving. Freshly painted. Sale includes desk and return,...

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The Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC to be the next Chief Justice of the High Court

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Attorney General George Brandis QC have announced the appointment of the Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC as the next Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. Her...

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Law Council Executive for 2017

The following have been elected to the Executive of the Law Council of Australia for 2017: President: Fiona McLeod SC; President-elect: Morry Bailes; Treasurer: Arthur Moses SC; Pauline Wright;...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Justice Michael Walton

The Hon Michael Walton has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. A swearing-in ceremony will be held on Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 9.00am in the Banco Court. Senior...

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Registration still open for CPE’s January 2017 Conferences!

Promoted by CPE Conferences
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Anti-death penalty advocate awarded LCA President's Medal

The Law Council of Australia has announced Julian McMahon as the recipient of the 2016 Law Council of Australia President’s Medal. Mr McMahon was recognised for his work over 13 years representing...

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Silks of 2016 donate generously

Philanthropy

It's a long-standing tradition that each year the new silks make a donation to one or more charities. The 2016 silks have donated $37,000 to the Katrina Dawson Foundation and $37,000 to...

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Amendment to the Supreme Court Rules

The Industrial Relations Amendment (Industrial Court) Act 2016 will amend the Industrial Relations Act 1996 to abolish the Industrial Court and transfer its functions to the Supreme Court. The...

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2016 Human Rights Awards ceremony

The 2016 Australian Human Rights Awards ceremony will be hosted by Magda Szubanski on 9 December from 12 noon to 3.00pm at the Westin Hotel Sydney. AHRC President Professor Gillian Triggs will give a...

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Geoffrey Charles Herkes

Vale

Geoffrey Charles Herkes, former barrister and retired judge of the Workers Compensation Court, died at his home on Tuesday, 17 October 2006. **A funeral service was held at St Andrew's...

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NSW Bar Association CPD Conferences 2017

Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association Regional CPD Conferences. The 2017 CPD Conferences have been confirmed for the following dates and locations: - Saturday, 18...

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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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ABA High Court silk bows and dinner 2017

All new silks from 2016 will be invited to take their bows before the High Court of Australia at 3.30pm on Tuesday, 31 January 2017 in Courtroom 1. The dinner to mark the occasion will be held that...

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Office bearers of the NT Bar Association

Following the Annual General Meeting of the NT Bar Association on 22 November 2016, the individuals elected to the executive are: President Wade Roper; Vice-President Andrew George; Secretary Mark...

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NSW Lawyers Orchestra to hold final concert of 2016

Members are welcome to join the NSW Lawyers Orchestra for their concert of cinematic masterpieces on Sunday, 27 November 2016 at 2.30pm in John Painter Hall, 1-15 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills...

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2017 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference

Registrations are now 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...

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Eleven new appointments to the Local Court

Attorney General Gabrielle Upton has announced the appointment of 11 new magistrates - six women and five men. They are: Imad Abdul-Karim; Susan Horan; Rodney Brender; Jennifer Price; George Breton;...

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For the diary: seminar on international law and the South China Sea

On Tuesday, 29 November Gilbert + Tobin and the International Law Association will host 6 St James' International's Dr Christopher Ward SC and Professor Tim Stephens at an evening seminar to discuss...

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