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Inbrief

Time to talk about a properly resourced "Family Court of Australia 2.0"

Law reform and public affairs

The New South Wales Bar Association has today released a discussion paper to encourage a national conversation about the benefits of preserving a specialist "Family...

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Coming up in CPD in next week

Professional development

Thursday, August 09 2018 - 'Appearing in Industrial Tribunals'

Presented by Vice President J Catanzariti, Fair Work Commission and Ingmar Taylor SC. Learn more here.

For a...

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TONIGHT: Paperless trials in the Land and Environment Court

Professional development

Tonight Ian Hemmings SC of Martin Place Chambers will present a seminar on how to run a fully electronic hearing in a paperless environment.

The Land and Environment Court...

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Human Rights Awards 2018 – Nominations for Law category close soon!

Law reform and public affairs

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each year, the Human Rights Awards recognises the amazing work being done in our...

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Launching in August - your New South Wales Bar Association member benefits website

Member services and benefits

New South Wales Bar Association has partnered with Member Advantage, giving you access to a range of benefits. Members have the opportunity to save on lifestyle, leisure...

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Vacancy at William Owen Chambers in Orange

Member services and benefits

In November a vacancy will occur in William Owen Chambers in Orange. These Chambers have been established since 1991. This is an opportunity to practice in the western...

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The Hon Morris David Ireland QC (1928-2018)

Vale

The Hon M D Ireland QC, former barrister on 12th Floor Wentworth Chambers and judge of the Supreme Court, died on Thursday, 26 July. A funeral service will be held at St John the Baptist...

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Parental leave - information roundtable

Diversity

The Women Barristers Forum will host a round-table lunch on 7 August 2018 in the Bar Common Room on the subject of parental leave. A panel comprised of Gabby Bashir SC, Jonathan Clark,...

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LCA Update

The Law Council Update for 26 July 2018 is out now, featuring articles on cross-examination of parties in family violence cases; the International Bar Association global survey on bullying and sexual...

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Female Law Students Open Day

Diversity

The Bar Association seeks volunteers to assist in running the Female Law Students Open Day on the morning of Friday, 17 August 2018. Volunteers are needed to take groups of students to...

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2018 Industrial Bar Drinks

Collegiality

The Industrial Employment Health and Safety Committee was established earlier this year. The committee’s role is to assist the Bar Council on industrial employment health and safety...

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Applications for appointment as senior counsel close today

Senior counsel 2018

President Arthur Moses SC has invited applications for appointment as senior counsel for 2018. Applications must be completed online. The deadline for applications is today, at...

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Last week to book your place at the ADR Masterclass 2018

Don’t miss out on inspiring keynote speeches by the Chief Justice of New South Wales, the Hon T F Bathurst AC, and the President of the New Wales Bar Association, Arthur Moses SC, at this year’s...

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2019 Regional Conference Series

Call for papers

The Bar Association's Professional Development Department invites members to submit suggestions and/or abstracts for papers to be included in the association's 2019 CPD Conference...

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New South Wales Bar Association scam email alert

Data security

Some members might have received an email purporting to be from the New South Wales Bar Association inviting them to click on a link to update their data on the association's website....

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Coming up in CPD tomorrow

Tuesday, July 31 2018 - 'Paperless trials in the Land and Environment Court'

Presented by Ian Hemmings SC of Martin Place Chambers. Learn more here.

For a full list of current CPD events please...

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Register Now: Litigation Funding Seminar

On Thursday 9 August, the Commercial Law Section will be hosting a lunchtime seminar on litigation funding.

The speaker will be Craig Arnott, Managing Director at Burford Capital. The event chair is...

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CDPP Launches Commonwealth Sentencing Resources

Two new sentencing resources are now available on the CDPP webpage. The National Legal Direction – Duties and Role of the Prosecution in a Sentencing Hearing and the Sentencing of Federal Offenders...

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Early Bird Registration ends today!

BOOK NOW to take advantage of Early Bird ticket pricing. While booking your early bird ticket why not take advantage of our exclusive travel discounts, for more information click here

Don't miss...

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Celebration of the Life of Peter James Phelan 1934-2018

We have been advised that there will be a celebration of the life of Peter James Phelan at 10am, Tuesday, 31st July. The celebration will be at Somerset Lodge, 411 Upper Colo Road, Central Colo, NSW.... Read more >

Reminder: applications for appointment as senior counsel close on Monday 30 July

Senior counsel 2018

President Arthur Moses SC has invited applications for appointment as senior counsel for 2018. Applications must be completed online. The deadline for applications is Monday, 30...

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Register Now: Litigation Funding Seminar

On Thursday 9 August, the Commercial Law Section will be hosting a lunchtime seminar on litigation funding.

The speaker will be Craig Arnott, Managing Director at Burford Capital. The event chair is...

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Coming up in CPD in August

Monday, August 06 2018 - 'Mindfulness Meditation'

Presented by Dr Chien Hoong Gooi, Chris O’Donnell SC, Nick Poynder, Michelle Yu & Theresa Baw. Chaired by Kylie Nomchong SC. Learn more here. This...

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Get behind the NSW Bar team in the City to Surf

Philanthropy

The City2Surf will soon be upon us. Seven barristers, including Bar Association President Arthur Moses SC, have entered the 2018 Sun-Herald City to Surf on Sunday, 12 August 2018 to...

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Bar FC resume Domain Soccer League competition

Wellbeing

It is sometimes said that football is a game of two halves. Today’s game certainly showed the truth behind that sentiment.

During a dominant first half, three excellent first half team...

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