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Inbrief

Common Law Practice Update 104

The Bar Association has published Common Law Practice Update 104, with case notes on sections 63, 65 and 109 of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW); educational institutions' duty of...

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Legal Services Council appointments

Appointments

The attorneys-general of NSW and Victoria have reappointed the inaugural members of the Legal Services Council, extending the members’ tenures until October 2020. Learn more here.

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Developing a Reasonable Estimate of Fees

Free webinar series: Innovative Law Practice Techniques

The American Bar Association's Law Practice Division and the New South Wales Bar Association will hold a joint webinar panel discussion on...

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United Nations Day Lecture

International trade law

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) was founded 50 years ago. The United Nations Day Lecture will be held on Tuesday, 5 December 2017 in Court...

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Coming up in CPD tonight

Tuesday, November 28 2017:_ 'Complaints Against Judicial Officers: The Role of the Judicial Commission'_

Presented by Ernest Schmatt, Chief Executive, Judicial Commission of New South Wales and...

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Coming up in CPD next week

Tuesday, November 28 2017:_ 'Complaints Against Judicial Officers: The Role of the Judicial Commission'_

Presented by Ernest Schmatt, Chief Executive, Judicial Commission of New South Wales and...

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CPD Record Form

Members are reminded to accrue 10 points worth of continuing professional development (CPD) activities each year. In addition to completing sufficient CPD activities between 1 April 2017 and 31...

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Twilight Tour of Little Steps Early Learning Centre

Member services and benefits

Little Steps Early Learning Centre invite members to a Twilight Tour at 1 Bligh Street on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 6.30pm-8.30pm. Learn more here.

More information...

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New regulations unfair to motor accident victims

Law reform and public affairs

President Arthur Moses SC has issued a media release regarding regulations made under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017, which will significantly reduce the rights...

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NSW Bar Association CPD Conferences 2018

Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association Regional CPD Conferences. For more details about each venue, speakers and the costs involved please click here

  • Saturday, 17...
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Desmond Christopher Andersen QC (1932-2017)

Vale

Desmond Andersen QC, formerly of 8 Garfield Barwick Chambers, died last night. Members will be advised of funeral arrangements as soon as they are known.

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Robert Dubler SC appointed to NCAT

Appointments

NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman SC has announced the appointment of Robert Dubler SC as a part-time senior member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal for a term of five...

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High risk offenders legislation passes through the NSW Parliament

Law reform and public affairs

The NSW Government's most recent counter-terrorism legislation, the Terrorism (High Risk Offenders) Bill has passed both houses of parliament. President Arthur Moses SC...

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ACCAL Strata Law Conference

The Australian College of Community Association Lawyers will hold their 13th annual Strata Law Conference in Melbourne on Thursday, 1 and Friday, 2 March 2018. For more information about ACCAL or the...

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ADRA Christmas workshop and dinner

Members are invited to the Australian Dispute Resolution Association's Christmas Event on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. There will be a workshop from 3.15pm to 5.30pm, followed by Christmas Dinner at...

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Indigenous pre-law students visit to Bar Association

Diversity

As part of the NSW Bar Association’s Reconciliation Action Plan, we host an annual visit from the Indigenous students attending the UNSW pre-law course. This year the visit is on...

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Motor Accident Guidelines and Regulation to take effect on 1 December

The Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (NSW) (the Act) establishes a new scheme of compulsory third party (CTP) insurance and the provision of benefits and support relating to people injured as a...

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United Nations Day Lecture re-scheduled to 5 December

International trade law

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) was founded 50 years ago. The United Nations Day Lecture will be held on Wednesday, 5 December 2017 in...

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NSW Bar Association CPD Conferences 2018

Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association Regional CPD Conferences. For more details about each venue, speakers and the costs involved please click here

  • Saturday, 17...
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Coming up in CPD tonight

Wednesday, November 22 2017: 'David and Goliath: A talk on the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation v Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group'

Presented by Vance Hughston SC and Tina Jowett....

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Featuring the finest made-to-order women’s garments exclusively by Karen Gee, we provide private consultations at your...

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Funeral arrangements for Jose Crespo (1964-2017)

A funeral will be held for Jose Crespo on Monday, 27 November 2017 at 11.00am in Mary Mother of Mercy Chapel, Barnett Ave, Rookwood.

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Cooperation between Bench and Bar during Queens Square shutdown

Message from President Arthur Moses SC

The Law Courts Building re-opened on 15 November 2017. Chief Justice Bathurst AC has asked me to thank members of the New South Wales Bar for their cooperation...

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NSW Bar Association CPD Conferences 2018

Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association Regional CPD Conferences. For more details about each venue, speakers and the costs involved please click here

  • Saturday, 17...
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Coming up in CPD this week

Wednesday, November 22 2017: 'David and Goliath: A talk on the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation v Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group'

Presented by Vance Hughston SC and Tina Jowett....

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