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Inbrief

Coming up in CPD tonight

Tuesday, 28 February 2017: 'Statutory Construction for Advocates' Presented by Neil Williams SC and Surya Palaniappan of Sixth Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers. Chaired by The Honourable Justice Nye...

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Are your cases traumatising you? Understanding and managing vicarious trauma

Improve Work Performance & Health: Recognising and dealing with the effects of the work that we are often required to undertake is a critical part of ensuring that we as barristers are able to...

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Support the NSW Bar team in the Sydney Morning Herald Half-Marathon

Philanthropy

The New South Wales Bar is entering a team in the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon on Sunday, 21 May 2017 to raise money for the Katrina Dawson Foundation. The money raised will go...

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Brave New Worlds: Challenges for Evidence in the 21st Century

The National Judicial College of Australia and the ANU College of Law invite you to attend their annual conference to be held at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National...

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Expand your mind, expand your network at the Gender Equitable Briefing Seminar

Diversity

Join us on Thursday, 9 March 2017, at 5.15pm in the Bar Common Room to hear from a panel of experienced solicitors on gender equitable briefing. There will be an opportunity for members to...

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Women Barristers Forum - first meeting for 2017

Diversity

The Women Barristers Forum is having its first meeting for 2017 on 1 March at 5.00pm in Bar Association Conference Room 3. All members are welcome.

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Learned Friends Hong Kong Conference

Promoted by Learned Friends Professional Education

In April 2017 (8 – 14 April) Learned Friends is holding a conference in Hong Kong. This dynamic and vibrant city is a fusion of many cultures...

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Position vacant at the Land and Environment Court

The Department of Justice is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for the position of director and registrar at the Land and Environment Court. This is a senior executive role...

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The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AK KBE QC to deliver 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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Toongabbie Legal Centre Saturday seminars

The Toongabbie Legal Centre is holding a season of CPD seminars in February and March, beginning tomorrow with Family Law, followed by Rule 6.1 Mandatory Subjects for Solicitors and Barristers (11...

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2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards

Nominations for the 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards are now open. The WLA invite you to nominate exceptional colleagues. An online nomination form is available here. Nominations will be...

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James Renwick SC

Appointments

James Renwick SC has been appointed as acting independent national security legislation monitor (INSLM) for an initial period of 12 months. A copy of the press release can be found here... Read more >

Newcastle CPD Conference this Saturday

The 2017 Newcastle CPD Conference is on this Saturday, 25 February. The conference begins at 9.00am with arrival tea and coffee available from 8.30am. Please download the full program here - 2017...

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2017 Cross-examination Seminar and Workshop

The New Barristers Committee will be running a (free) cross-examination seminar in February-March 2017. The workshop is divided into two parts and will include a discussion in the Bar Association...

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Gender equitable briefing - the solicitor's view

Diversity

Come and hear a panel of experienced solicitors share their views on gender equitable briefing and what their organisations are doing to implement it. The seminar will be held on Thursday,...

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Early bird registrations closing for the Orange CPD Conference this Friday

Early bird registrations for the Orange CPD Conference at the discounted price will close on Friday 24 February. You can still register by phone (02 9232 4919) after this date at the normal price.

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Swearing-in ceremony for Rodney Brender

Rodney Brender will be sworn-in as a magistrate at a ceremonial sitting of the Local Court of NSW on Monday, 27 February 2017 at 9.00am. The swearing-in will take place in Courtroom 5.2 of the...

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Riding for country kids

Philanthropy

On 12 March Bruce Miles of Frederick Jordan Chambers will be joining 108 cyclists to ride 420 km from Wagga Wagga to Orange to raise funds for Royal Far West’s work for country kids.... Read more >

Salvos Legal Lecture Series

Members are invited to the Salvos Legal Lecture Series, "Litigation in Practice", to be held on Saturday, 11 March 2017, at the Salvation Army Headquarters in Redfern. It will be a day of practical...

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Shave for a Cure

Philanthropy

Daniel Roff of Eleventh Floor Garfield Barwick has agreed to shave his hair and beard to raise money for the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. Tickets to the event on 1 April 2017...

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Coming up in CPD

Tuesday, February 28 2017: 'Statutory Construction for Advocates' Presented by Neil Williams SC and Surya Palaniappan of Sixth Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers. Chaired by The Honourable Justice Nye...

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Newcastle CPD Conference this Saturday

The Newcastle Conference is set down for this Saturday, 25 February. The conference will run from 9:00am - 4:40pm with full attendance attracting 6 CPD points.

Speakers include: - The Hon Justice M...

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Start training for the SMH Half Marathon

Philanthropy

The New South Wales Bar plans to enter a team in the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon on Sunday, 21 May 2017 to raise money for the Katrina Dawson Foundation. Information on how to...

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Learned Friends Hong Kong Conference

Promoted by Learned Friends Professional Education

In April 2017 (8 – 14 April) Learned Friends is holding a conference in Hong Kong. This dynamic and vibrant city is a fusion of many cultures...

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Peter McGrath SC

Appointments

Peter McGrath SC has been appointed a deputy senior public defender, effective 23 January 2017.

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