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Inbrief

Commonwealth sets hiring targets for women barristers

Diversity

Attorney-General Christian Porter has moved to ensure women barristers get a fair slice of Commonwealth briefs by setting hiring targets for all government agencies.

Porter announced...

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NSW Inaugural HAL Chapter Oration to be delivered by Justice Gageler AC

The NSW Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is hosting the Inaugural Chapter Oration to be delivered by the Honourable Justice Gageler AC at the Federal Court of Australia on...

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UNSW Law's Biennial Ingram Lecture on International Law and Development

At the lectern

Do developing countries have anything to fear from international environmental law? UNSW Ingram Lecture Tuesday 24 July 2018, 6.15pm Don’t miss out! UNSW Law will welcomes Professor...

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31st LAWASIA Conference 2018 - Information for members - Early Bird Registration Extended

Conferences

Early Bird Registration for the 31st LAWASIA Conference 2018 being held from 2 – 5 November 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia has been extended until 7 July.

DATE: 2 – 5 November 2018,...

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2018 Tutors & Readers Dinner photos available for online purchase

Collegiality

The 2018 Tutors & Readers Dinner was held in the Establishment Ballroom on Friday, 22 June at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Pictures of the event may be ordered online from Oneill Photographics....

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Noura Hussein’s Death Sentence quashed by Sudanese court

Last month the President, Arthur Moses SC, expressed the Association’s support for the #JusticeforNoura campaign and wrote to the Australian government requesting it make diplomatic representations...

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Donate to RACS before 30 June

Philanthropy

Last week, Refugee Week, RACS celebrated the resilience and strength of people who had the agency to get up and go, run for their lives and dare to hope for a life without suffering....

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Fitted for Work clothing drive

Philanthropy

Clear out your (or your partner’s) closet for a good cause – the Fitted For Work clothing drive. Fitted for Work is a charity that dresses and coaches disadvantaged women for job...

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30th anniversary Journal of Contract Law conference

Promoted by the Commercial Law Association of Australia

Can you feel that all around you? It’s 21st century contract law. It’s been among us now for almost 20 years. It’s a background constant...

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Wednesday yoga classes resume

Attention yogis! Bar yoga classes have resumed following the completion of the Bar Practice Course. Classes are held on Wednesdays at 1.00pm in the Bar Common Room. Yogis can pay upfront for the...

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Coming up in CPD tonight

Wednesday, June 27 2018 - DO’s and DONT’s of running a case in Equity

Presented by The Hon Justice Stephen Robb and Jodi Steele. Chaired by Nicholas Kidd SC. For full details, please download a...

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Just Art: Celebrate creativity at the Law Society of NSW

Wellbeing

Barristers and members of the Bar Association are welcome to join the Law Society for the Just Art exhibition as they reflect on the strengths and vulnerabilities of the justice system...

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Bar Association committees for 2018-19

President Arthur Moses SC has announced the Bar Association committees for 2018-19. The new committees formally come into effect on 2 July 2018. View the full list of appointees here.

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Coming up in CPD tonight

Tuesday, June 26 2018 -_ Tendency evidence including how to approach concoction/contamination_

Presented by Tanya Smith, Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor and chaired by Belinda Rigg SC, Public...

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Coming up in CPD this week

Wednesday, June 27 2018 - DOs and DONT’s of running a case in Equity

Presented by The Hon Justice Stephen Robb and Jodi Steele. Chaired by Nicholas Kidd SC. For full details, please download a...

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rise2018 National Conference Super special - calling the junior bar - save $745!

Conferences

Limited to the first 50 Junior Bar delegates to register for the Australian Bar Association/New South Wales Bar Association rise2018 National Conference. For further information...

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Federal Circuit Court swearing-in

Bruce Smith will be sworn-in as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court at a ceremonial sitting on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 at 4.30pm in Courtroom 7C, Level 7, Lionel Bowen Building, 97-99 Goulburn Street,...

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2018 Tutors and Readers Dinner

Collegiality

The 2018 Tutors & Readers Dinner was held in the Establishment Ballroom on Friday, 22 June. The Guest of Honour was Her Hon Judge Julia Baird and the Reader Speaker was Tim Senior. The...

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Bar Association and Police Association of NSW unite to support Indigenous Sentencing Court

Law reform and public affairs

The_ Sun Herald_ yesterday reported on a joint initiative by President Arthur Moses SC and the secretary of the Police Association of NSW, Pat Gooley, callling for the...

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ABA supports Indigenous voice

In its recent submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, the Australian Bar Association says last year’s Uluru...

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Vinnies CEO Sleepout a success

Philanthropy

My thanks to all members of the NSW Bar who made donations for the St Vincent’s homeless appeal. We raised $30,798. A home is a right not a privilege.

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Judges in Conversation - Current Issues in Maritime Law

Melbourne Law School is delighted to invite you to the launch of Judges in Conversation - Current Issues in Maritime Law with the Honourable Justice Steven Rares and Professor Martin Davies.

In...

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Are you sure?

Members are invited to a joint symposium hosted by the Australian Academy of Law and the Australian Academy of Science on Thursday, 23 August 2018 at 5.00pm on Level 21 of the Law Courts Building,...

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Coming up in CPD next week

Tuesday, June 26 2018 -_ Tendency evidence including how to approach concoction/contamination_

Presented by Tanya Smith, Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor and chaired by Belinda Rigg SC, Public...

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Sir Laurence Whistler Street AC KCMG KStJ (1926-2018)

Vale

The Hon Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG KStJ, the 14th chief justice of NSW from June 1974 to November 1988 and honorary life member of the Bar Association, has died.

President Arthur Moses SC...

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