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Inbrief

2018 North Coast CPD Conference Program

The 2018 North Coast CPD Conference schedule has been finalised. Please view the program HERE. The North Coast CPD Conference is to be held on Saturday, 17 February 2018 at the Ramada Hotel, Ballina.... Read more >

Ceremony to Commemorate the Opening of Surry Hills Children’s Court

Courts

The Surry Hills Children’s Court was opened on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 following a $38 million redevelopment. The ceremony was attended by the Attorney General, the President of the...

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Celebrating women in the judiciary

Diversity

The Honourable Justice Virginia Bell AC will be guest speaker at 'Celebrating Women in the Judiciary' on Thursday, 22 February 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the Union, University & Schools...

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Professional Standards Scheme to be recognised in Tasmania

Professional Standards Scheme

The Bar Association’s current professional standards scheme, which generally limits liability for damages to $1.5 million, will be recognised in Tasmania on and from...

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Barristers Classifieds

Member services and benefits

Barristers Classifieds are published each Wednesday. Individual notices will remain here until they are sold. No liability will be accepted by the New South Wales Bar...

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REGISTER NOW: 2018 Regional CPD Conference Series

Registrations are 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 February...
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The Sword of Damocles

CPD Mini Conferences

On 16 March 2018, the Bar Association will host an all-day CPD at the Federal Court, titled "The Sword of Damocles". The CPD will examine the unique world of regulatory...

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For the diary: International Law Association Biennial Conference

Conferences

The Australian Branch of the International Law Association is pleased to announce that the 78th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association will be held in Sydney from 19 to...

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Save the Date: “Non-delegable duties of care in clinical negligence cases”

Thursday, 8 February 2018:- “Non-delegable duties of care in clinical negligence cases”

Presented by David Pittaway QC of Hailsham Chambers, London, England. Further details to follow.

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2018 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference

Registrations are OPEN for the 2018 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Sydney on Saturday 3 March.

The conference offers 5 CPD points.

The conference runs...

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Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke

Appointments

Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke of Sixth Floor Windeyer Chambers has been elected as Vice-President, Western Pacific of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

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The Sword of Damocles

CPD Mini Conferences

On 16 March 2018, the Bar Association will host an all-day CPD at the Federal Court, titled "The Sword of Damocles". The CPD will examine the unique world of regulatory...

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For the diary: Public Defenders Criminal Law Conference, March 2018

Conferences

The Public Defenders Annual Criminal Law Conference for 2018 will be held on the weekend of 17 and 18 March 2018, at Taronga Centre Harbourview Ballroom and Terrace at Taronga Zoo....

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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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Australia Day Honours

Chris Ronalds SC was made an officer of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) in Friday's Australia Day Honours list, for "distinguished service to the law and the legal profession,...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Gina O'Rourke SC

Appointments

Gina O’Rourke SC will be sworn-in as a judge of the District Court at ceremonial sitting tomorrow, 30 January 2018 at 9.00am on Level 21 of the John Maddison Tower. Michael McHugh SC...

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Establishment of First Nations Committee

Message from President Arthur Moses SC

At its meeting of 8 December 2017, the Bar Council resolved to establish a Committee to deal with indigenous affairs. After consultation with Tony McAvoy SC...

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New BarCare site

Wellbeing

The BarCare website has a new look. BarCare is an independent, professional counselling service, which helps members of the Bar Association to manage emotional and stress-related problems,...

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New LGBTQIA Social Group ‘GayBar'

Diversity

The LGBTQIA indentifying members of the Bar are warmly invited to the first social gathering of the group, provisionally named ‘GayBar'. This will be held at James Emmett’s house in...

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ODPP Private Briefing Panel

Panels

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) invites barristers to apply to be appointed to the Private Briefing Panel. The Panel is expected to have a minimum 4 year life span...

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Raymond Patrick McLoughlin (1945-2018)

Vale

His Honour Acting Judge Raymond McLoughlin SC passed away yesterday. A private funeral service will be held by the family, with a celebration of his life to follow. Members will be advised of...

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ABA committee membership: expressions of interest

The Australian Bar Association draws upon the experience and knowledge from its members to effectively represent the profession and advance public debate on law reform and legal policy issues. The...

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Retirement of the Hon Justice McClellan AM

The Supreme Court will hold a ceremonial sitting on Thursday, 8 February 2018 at 9.15am in the Banco Court to mark the retirement of the Hon Justice Peter McClellan AM. Tim Game SC will speak on...

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Three new magistrates for NSW

Appointments

President Arthur Moses SC has welcomed the announcement by the NSW attorney general, the Hon. Mark Speakman SC of three new magistrates: Peter Thompson, Stuart Devine and Daniel...

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Coming up in CPD next week

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, The Structure and Themes of the ICAC

Presented by The Hon Peter Hall QC, Chief Commissioner, ICAC. Chaired by Arthur Moses SC. More detail to follow.

The seminar will...

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