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BarADR Mediation Accreditation

Now open

The Bar Association, through the ADR Committee, invites members to apply for mediator accreditation under the National Mediation Accreditation System (NMAS).

Applications are now open and...

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Australian & New Zealand Bar Associations Joint Conference

Expressions of interest - Last days

Submit your EOI today to gain VIP access to pre-launch registration and accommodation.

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Convergence 2019: The world class conference for litigators

Singapore 11-12 July 2019

Early Bird Pricing Closes 8 May 2019: do not miss out!

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Register today to gain access to some of the best minds in law. Topics include: - Working with...

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Practice Opportunities in International Commercial Arbitration

Continuing Professional Development

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on ** Wednesday 1 May 2019** at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room. Details are as follows:

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BarCare: confidential consultation, counselling and care

Wellbeing

BarCare is an independent, professional counselling service, which helps members of the Bar Association to manage emotional and stress-related problems, such as marital breakdown, drug or...

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Law Council Update

Law reform and public affairs

The Law Council has published its fortnightly Update, which features stories on the LCA's support for Change the Record's Independent Indigenous Legal Assistance...

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Inclusion and Diversity at the NSW Bar - Note #2

The Diversity & Equality Committee of the New South Wales Bar Association last met on Wednesday, 10 April 2019. At the meeting, we had a guest, Zaahir Edries of the Muslim Legal Network attend and...

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Lord Chief Justice - Kingdom of Tonga

Notice of judicial vacancy

The Judicial Appointments and Discipline Panel, established by the Constitution of the Kingdom of Tonga, makes recommendations to the King in Privy Council on the...

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Law Council scholarships

The Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia offers three scholarships to junior lawyers (no more than four years' experience) in the fields of taxation, competition and corporations law....

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2019 CLANT Bali Conference

Conferences

The Criminal Lawyers Association of the Northern Territory (CLANT) will host its 17th biennial criminal law conference on 22 to 29 June 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Sanur (formerly The Bali...

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Practice Opportunities in International Commercial Arbitration

Continuing Professional Development

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on ** Wednesday 1 May 2019** at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room. Details are as follows:

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2019 Maurice Byers Annual Lecture

Save the Date

The 2019 Maurice Byers lecture will be given by the Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff, president of the Queensland Court of Appeal. The lecture titled “The Constitutional Significance of...

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AAWJ - Invitation to attend a screening of the movie The Judge

The Australian Association of Women Judges invites you to attend a screening of the movie The Judge, which follows one of the first female judges to serve in an Islamic court of law. It has been...

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Mediation Training, Accreditation and Refresher Program

The Australian Disputes Centre is offering its internationally recognised Mediation Training, Accreditation and Refresher Program over 3 weeks this May. The module course offers great flexibility to...

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Fairfax & Roberts Mother’s Day pop up gift shop

Invitation

Need to buy a last minute gift for Mothers Day?

Fairfax & Roberts will be hosting a Mothers Day pop up gift shop exclusive to all Bar Association members and staff.

There will be a...

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Australian & New Zealand Bar Associations Joint Conference

Expressions of interest Closing Soon

Submit your EOI today to gain VIP access to pre-launch registration and accommodation.

Join us in New Zealand for the Australian Bar Association and the New...

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Half Marathon team raising funds for the Black Dog Institute

Philanthropy

The New South Wales Bar has entered a strong team of seven runners in the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon on Sunday, 19 May 2019 to raise money for the Black Dog Institute. Robert...

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Law Council scholarships

The Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia offers three scholarships to junior lawyers (no more than four years' experience) in the fields of taxation, competition and corporations law....

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BarADR Mediation Accreditation

Now open

The Bar Association, through the ADR Committee, invites members to apply for mediator accreditation under the National Mediation Accreditation System (NMAS).

Applications are now open and...

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Swearing-in ceremony for Wendy Abraham QC

Appointments

Wendy Abraham QC has been appointed as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, effective 7 May 2019. A ceremonial sitting will be held on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 at 9.30am in Court 1,...

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Bar FC begin season 2019 with a win

Wellbeing

No doubt inspired by overnight success in the Champions League, Bar FC began season 2019 with a 2-0 win over Announcer FC in the Domain Soccer League last Thursday. After a slightly...

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Practice Opportunities in International Commercial Arbitration

Continuing Professional Development

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room. Details are as follows:

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Amendment to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules - Amendment to rule 1.9

Commences today

On 15 April 2019, the Uniform Rules Committee approved Amendment No 91 to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules.

The amendment makes it clear that when an objection is made to the...

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Practice Note SC CL 11 (Supreme Court Common Law Division – Bail)

Commences on Monday, 3 June

The following applies to bail applications filed prior to 3 June:-

Applications filed by Private Practitioners and Legal Aid / ALS (where representation is confirmed) -...

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Australian & New Zealand Bar Associations Joint Conference

Expressions of interest Closing Soon

Submit your EOI today to gain VIP access to pre-launch registration and accommodation.

Join us in New Zealand for the Australian Bar Association and the New...

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