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Inbrief

Family law orders going digital

Beginning 1 July 2017, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court will no longer post hard copies of sealed orders by mail to legal representatives. Court orders will be signed and...

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Notification for seminar on Hughes v The Queen

On Monday, 17 July 2017 the Public Defenders will host a discussion on "Tendency Evidence post Hughes v The Queen [2017] HCA 20" with a panel consisting of: Phillip Boulten SC, Emeritus Fellow Andrew...

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Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Brian Rayment QC has been appointed as a deputy president of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. A full list of appointments can be viewed here.

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Fees payable in criminal cases

The Criminal Procedure Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2017, which amends Schedule 2 of the Criminal Procedure Regulation 2010, has been published on the Legislation NSW website and will commence...

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Law Reports Linking Principles

A working group of legal publishers and councils of law reporting, under the chairmanship of Justice Steven Rares, has announced a new protocol for open navigation links between online law reports....

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Coming up in CPD

ADR

Tuesday 18 July 2017, BarADR Arbitration Approval Information Evening

Presented by Ian Davidson SC, Chair, ADR Committee. For full details please download a flyer here

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IBA 2017 Special Counsel Registration

Organisers of the International Bar Association's Annual Conference, to be held in Sydney on 8-13 October 2017, have announced a 50% discount for Australian and New Zealand based corporate counsel...

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2017 Justice Awards

Nominations for 2017 Justice Awards are still open. These annual awards recognise the contributions of individuals and organisations to improving access to justice in NSW, particularly for socially...

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Michael Anthony Simpson (1941-2017)

Vale

Michael Anthony Simpson, who was called to the NSW Bar in 1985, died earlier this week. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, 4 July 2017 at 2.00pm in the Magnolia Chapel of Macquarie Park...

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Clerks' Conference and Dinner

The 2017 Clerks' Conference and Dinner will take place on Friday, 21 July 2017. It will be held in ‘The Loft’ at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont.

The conference will again be chaired by...

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Coming up in CPD tonight

Mediation Advocacy - Ethics & Skills Presented by David Ash. Chaired by Ian Davidson SC.

On Wednesday, 28 June 2017 there will be a CPD seminar dealing with three advocacy issues in the context of...

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NSWLRC review of the laws relating to beneficiaries of trusts

The NSW Law Reform Commission is conducting a review of laws relating to beneficiaries of trusts. The deadline for preliminary submissions is Friday, 14 July 2017. Information about the review can be...

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Coming up in CPD: Mediation Advocacy - Ethics & Skills

Presented by David Ash. Chaired by Ian Davidson SC.

On Wednesday, 28 June 2017 there will be a CPD seminar dealing with three advocacy issues in the context of mediation. First, advocate's immunity....

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Join the Forbes Society

Legal history

The Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History aims to bring together scholars, lawyers and the general public interested in legal history. It sponsors lectures, essay...

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EPLA 2017 Conference: Sustainability in Action, 19-20 October

The annual EPLA Conference will be held on 19 and 20 October 2017 at the Lendlease Darling Quarter "Monkey Baa" Theatre at Darling Harbour. The annual EPLA conference covers a wide spectrum of topics...

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Transferable tickets for the IBA Annual Conference, Sydney 2017

Conferences

The International Bar Association Annual Conference will be held in Sydney from 8 – 13 October 2017. For the Sydney Conference, the IBA will offer a transferable ticket at the IBA...

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Family law orders going digital

Beginning 1 July 2017, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court will no longer post hard copies of sealed orders by mail to legal representatives. Court orders will be signed and...

Read more >

Family law orders going digital

Beginning 1 July 2017, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court will no longer post hard copies of sealed orders by mail to legal representatives. Court orders will be signed and...

Read more >

Tutors and Readers Dinner 2017

Collegiality

All Readers from the 2/16 and 1/17 Bar Practice Course and their Tutors are invited to attend the Tutors & Readers Dinner on Friday, 28 July 2017. The dinner will be held at the No. 1...

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Clerks' Conference and Dinner: Early Bird Registrations close today

The 2017 Clerks' Conference and Dinner will take place on Friday, 21 July 2017. It will be held in ‘The Loft’ at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont.

The conference will again be chaired by...

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PG Hely Chambers

Following the acquisition of 39 Martin Place by TfNSW for the new metro, PG Hely Chambers have relocated to level 9, 75 Elizabeth St, Sydney (cnr King St). Telephone numbers and all other contact...

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ICAC appointments: a statement from President Arthur Moses SC

The New South Wales Bar Association welcomes the nominations of Trish McDonald SC and Stephen Rushton SC as commissioners of ICAC and Bruce McClintock SC as inspector of ICAC. Each of the nominees...

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Save on 2018 CPE conferences

Promoted by CPE Conferences

End of financial year savings available for our 2018 conferences! As June 30 approaches, you may find it useful to pay for self-education expenses in relation to...

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Moses SC raises more than $20K in Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Philanthropy

InBrief is pleased to report that President Arthur Moses SC survived last night's 2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout and raised more than $20,000 for the cause. Speaking after the event, the...

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