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Inbrief

Australian Lawyers Orchestra

Wellbeing

The Australian Lawyers Orchestra invites you to their Opera Gala Concert with over a hundred singers and soloists from the New South Wales Bar Choir and Willoughby Symphony Choir;...

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Clerks' Conference and Dinner

Collegiality

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...

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The ALJ is turning 90

Thomson Reuters is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Australian Law Journal. To mark this important occasion the general editor, the Hon Justice Francois Kunc, has commissioned a special...

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Junior Drinks June 2017

Collegiality

Junior Drinks is a social function organised by the New Barristers' Committee to provide new and junior barristers with a casual opportunity to catch up and socialise. Before you head...

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Coming up in CPD tomorrow

Thursday, June 01 2017:Access networks, uncover opportunities: barristers and social media

Presented by Jane Needham SC, Louise Jackson, Marlia Saunders - Senior Associate, Ashurst and...

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Farewell sitting for Chief Justice Bryant

The chief justice of the Family Court, the Hon Diana Bryant AO, will hold her final sitting in Sydney on Wednesday, 21 June 2017. To mark the occasion the court has arranged a short sitting at 9.30am...

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The (mostly) June Judges lunchtime seminar series

Promoted by the Commercial Law Association

This year we’re delighted to have the Hon Chief Justice James Allsop AO and the Hon Justices Ruth McColl AO and Stephen Robb as our speakers. You can...

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Local Court special sitting arrangements during the Local Court Annual Conference Wednesday 2 August - Friday 4 August 2017

The Chief Magistrate has written to the Bar Association to outline sitting arrangements during the Local Court Annual Conference from 2-4 August 2017. For more details see the Chief Magistrate's...

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Wardell Chambers

Following the acquisition of 39 Martin Place by TfNSW for the new metro, many of the former members of 16 Wardell Chambers have set up as Wardell Chambers. They are located at Level 10 St James...

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Coming up in CPD tonight

Diversity / Legal history

Tuesday, May 30 2017 - William Lee: The First Chinese-Australian barrister in NSW

Presented by Malcolm Oakes SC and chaired by Trish McDonald SC. For full details please...

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Practising certificate renewals 2017-18

Renewals Update #3

There is only just over one week left to renew your practising certificate by the due date – Wednesday 7 June 2017

DO NOT WAIT until you have confirmation of insurance to...

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Law Society charity visual arts and music competition

The Law Society of New South Wales welcomes entries in their Just Art and Just Music competitions proudly supporting their president’s 2017 charity, Bara Barang Corporation Ltd. Flex your artistic...

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Yoga classes resume this week

Bar yoga classes will resume this week after the completion of the Bar Practice Course. Classes will be running in a 10 week term, on Wednesdays at 1.00pm, from 31 May to 2 August. Yogis can pay...

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Coming up in CPD tomorrow

Tuesday, May 30 2017 - - William Lee: The First Chinese-Australian barrister in NSW

Presented by Malcolm Oakes SC and chaired by Trish McDonald SC. For full details please download a flyer here

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Senior Counsel Selection Committee 2017

At the Bar Council meeting on 25 May 2017, it was agreed that the 2017 Silk Selection Committee will consist of:

  • Arthur Moses SC (New Chambers)
  • Tim Game SC (Forbes Chambers)
  • Anthony Bartley SC...
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Law Council says reconciliation can be advanced by constitutional change

The Law Council of Australia has released its submission to the Referendum Council’s Discussion Paper calling for constitutional change to meet the aspirations and wishes of Aboriginal and Torres...

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2017 Justice Awards

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

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WBF AGM

Diversity

The Women Barristers Forum will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 4.45pm in Bar Association Conference Room 1.

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Tutorials in Australian Legal History

The Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History is once again presenting a series of tutorials on Australian legal history. All tutorials will be presented in the Banco Court. Each tutorial...

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Tutorials in Australian Legal History

Legal history

The Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History is once again presenting a series of tutorials on Australian legal history. All tutorials will be presented in the Banco Court....

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PCO Drafting Practice Documents

The NSW Parliamentary Counsel’s Office has begun to publish documents (called drafting practice documents or DPs) on the NSW legislation website (www.legislation.nsw.gov.au) that outline some of...

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The (mostly) June Judges lunchtime seminar series

Promoted by the Commercial Law Association

This year we’re delighted to have the Hon Chief Justice James Allsop AO and the Hon Justices Ruth McColl AO and Stephen Robb as our speakers. You can...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Joy Boulos

Appointments

Ms Joy Boulos will be sworn-in as a magistrate of the Local Court on Monday, 29 May 2017 at 9.00am in Courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre. Bar Councillor Ben Katekar will speak on...

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The social, medical and legal issues facing children with gender dysphoria

Legal Aid NSW and the Inner City Legal Centre will host a forum on Friday, 16 June 2017 to explore the social, medical and legal issues facing children with gender dysphoria. Registrations for the...

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Bar FC narrowly defeated by Freehills 2-1

Wellbeing

Today was always going to be tough as Bar FC took on a young Freehills side who lead the division with a goal difference of eight after five games. The backline of Boyle, Philips and...

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