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Find us on Facebook

In addition to Twitter and LinkedIn, the Bar Association now has a Facebook page. Get the latest news and information about social, sporting, charity and special events. Plus, stay tuned for live...

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Council of Law Reporting re-launches NSWLR website

The NSWLR website has been relaunched with some enhanced features. It includes: cases selected for reporting but not yet published in a part or volume (arranged by subject area, with the...

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Office bearers of the South Australian Bar Association

The following persons have been elected to the Executive of the South Australian Bar Association:

  • President: Ian Robertson SC
  • Vice-President: Meredith Dickson
  • Immediate Past President: Andrew...
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BarADR Arbitration Approval Q&A

Coming up in CPD tonight - Monday, 31 July 2017

Presented by Peter Callaghan SC, Anthony Lo Surdo SC and Philip Bambagiotti. Chaired by Ian Davidson SC. For full details please download a flyer...

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BarADR Arbitration Approval Q&A

Coming up in CPD next week - Monday, 31 July 2017

Presented by Peter Callaghan SC, Anthony Lo Surdo SC and Philip Bambagiotti. Chaired by Ian Davidson SC. For full details please download a flyer...

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Reissue of Supreme Court practice note

Practice and procedure

Chief Justice T F Bathurst AC has re-issued Practice Note SC GEN 17 – Supreme Court Representative Proceedings. The Practice Note commenced operation yesterday, 27 July...

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Three new magistrates

Appointments

Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced the appointments of Christopher Halburd, Theresa Hamilton and Brett Shields as magistrates of the Local Court of NSW. Learn more here.

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Senior counsel applications: deadline is 5.00pm today

Senior counsel 2017

President Arthur Moses SC invites applications for appointment as senior counsel for 2017. Applications must be completed online. The deadline for applications is Friday, 28 July...

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Accountability and the Law 2017 Conference - three weeks to go

17 August 2017 at Parliament House, Canberra

With experts from across legal and academic fields, the Accountability & the Law Conference will discuss the weaknesses in the current federal...

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Tonight! Jeans for Genes cocktail evening

Philanthropy

Mark Robinson SC cordially invites you to attend a cocktail evening on Thursday, 27 July 2017 at 5.30pm for 6.00pm to learn about research being undertaken at Children’s Medical...

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Are you interested in becoming a tutor?

Professional development

The tutor/reader relationship forms a critical part of the introduction and transition to a career at the bar. For commencing practitioners, and the profession at large, it...

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BarADR Arbitration Approval Q&A

Coming up in CPD next week - Monday, 31 July 2017

Presented by Peter Callaghan SC, Anthony Lo Surdo SC and Philip Bambagiotti. Chaired by Ian Davidson SC. For full details please download a flyer...

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Advocating interlocutory applications: practice and pitfalls

Coming up in CPD tonight - Thursday, July 27 2017

Presented by The Honourable Justice Jayne Jagot, Federal Court of Australia; Vanessa Whittaker, Eleven Wentworth and Clarissa Amato, Banco Chambers....

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Arbitration law reform in the South Pacific

International practice

Daniel Meltz has been appointed by the Asian Development Bank to an international commercial arbitration law reform project in the South Pacific. The project involves advising...

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Bar FC draw again

Bar sports

As we near the end of the DSL season, Bar FC played well today in a draw (0-0) against Reserve Bank B. Keeper Harris did not have much to do for most of the game thanks to excellent work...

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Funeral arrangements for Mathew John Robert Clarke QC (1935-2017)

The funeral service for John Clarke QC, former judge of the NSW Supreme Court and long-time member of Seven Wentworth, will be held at St James Anglican Church, 173 King Street, on Tuesday, 1 August...

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Funeral arrangements for David Rofe QC

A funeral service for David Rofe QC will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 85 Ocean Street, Woollahrah on Tuesday, 1 August commencing at 2.00pm.

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Asian immigration and the development of American Constitutional and Common Law

CPD - Monday, August 14 2017

Presented by Professor Frank H Wu and chaired by Malcolm Oakes SC. For full details please download a flyer here

This seminar will commence at 5.15pm in the Bar...

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BarADR Arbitration Approval Q&A

Coming up in CPD next week - Monday, 31 July 2017

Presented by Peter Callaghan SC, Anthony Lo Surdo SC and Philip Bambagiotti. Chaired by Ian Davidson SC. For full details please download a flyer...

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Advocating interlocutory applications: practice and pitfalls

Coming up in CPD tomorrow - Thursday, July 27 2017

Presented by The Honourable Justice Jayne Jagot, Federal Court of Australia; Vanessa Whittaker, Eleven Wentworth and Clarissa Amato, Banco...

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ACCC priorities 2017/18 and the Harper Reforms

Promoted by Commercial Law Association

This is a practical, "what you need to know" half-day seminar at the NSW State Library on Friday, 11 August 2017. It will cover the ACCC’s enforcement and...

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Exclusive invitation | The KARENGEE Collection - Viewing & Consultation

Promoted by Karen Gee

Karen Gee is a Sydney-based women’s fashion designer producing high-end women’s attire that caters predominantly to professional women both locally and abroad. Karen’s...

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Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

ALRC Discussion Paper

The Australian Law Reform Commission last week released its Discussion Paper 84: "Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples". The Discussion Paper...

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Advocating interlocutory applications: practice and pitfalls

Coming up in CPD this week - Thursday, July 27 2017

Presented by The Honourable Justice Jayne Jagot, Federal Court of Australia; Vanessa Whittaker, Eleven Wentworth and Clarissa Amato, Banco...

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NSW Attorney General Announces Review of Child Abuse Civil Litigation Laws

The NSW Attorney General, the Hon Mark Speakman SC, has announced the release of a consultation paper on the civil litigation recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to...

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