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Inbrief

Report of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice on the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Amendment (Double Jeopardy) Bill 2019

The Standing Committee on Law and Justice has today released its report on the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Amendment (Double Jeopardy) Bill 2019.

The Report refers extensively to the New South Wales...

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Wear it Purple Day

It is WEAR IT PURPLE Day today which focuses on showing LBGTIQ+ youth that they have the right to be proud of who they are. Wear it Purple was founded in 2010 in response to global stories of...

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Join the Bar cycling team

Wellbeing

The Wellbeing Committee wishes to establish a Bar cycling team for the purpose of enhancing collegiate participation in various cycling events each year, with fundraising opportunity for...

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Reflections of the Wootton Decision

Join us for a seminar that considers the impact of Re Wotton v State of Queensland (No 5) [2016] FCA 1457, a successful class action on behalf of Aboriginal residents of Palm Island.

This seminar is...

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Attorney General releases draft religious discrimination legislation

The Federal Attorney General has today announced the release of a draft Religious Discrimination Bill and associated draft legislation for a period of public consultation until 2 October.

A full...

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Carter, Peden & Eldridge on ‘Contract provisions not to be taken for granted’: 30 August, half-day seminar

The provisions in question are entire agreement clauses, contracting out of good faith and self-imposed writing requirements for contract variation. The speakers are John Carter, Elisabeth Peden and...

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Draft Religious Discrimination Bill welcomed by Law Council

The Law Council of Australia has today issued a Media Release welcoming the release of the Federal Government’s draft Religious Discrimination Bill today for public consultation, marking an...

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2019 Maurice Byers Annual Lecture

Today

The 2019 Maurice Byers lecture will be given by the Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff, president of the Queensland Court of Appeal. The lecture will be held at 5.15 on 29 August in the Banco Court....

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Aboriginal Rights, Interests & ADR - A New Epoch' - ADC Seminar

Australian Disputes Centre are hosting a CPD titled ‘Aboriginal Rights, Interests & ADR – A New Epoch? on 5 September 2019.

Ensure your ADR efforts are succeeding in this broadening sector, and...

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2019 Goldring Lecture

Professor Colin B. Picker, Dean, School of Law, University of Wollongong invites members to the 2019 Goldring Lecture presented by Mr James Christian, Chief Executive Officer, New South Wales...

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Advocacy Skills workshop

Registration are open – 8 & 9 November

The NSW Bar Association is pleased to advise members registrations are now open for the 2019 Advocacy Skills workshop. The workshop specifically designed for...

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New WIRO Funding Policy and Grant Amount Guide | Counsel's fees in NSW WC matters

WIRO have today released the new WIRO Funding Policy and the ILARS Grant Amount Guide which will be applicable from 2 September 2019.

Counsel’s fees are listed in the Grant Amount Guide in the...

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Advocacy Skills workshop

Registration are open – 8 & 9 November

The NSW Bar Association is pleased to advise members registrations are now open for the 2019 Advocacy Skills workshop. The workshop specifically designed for...

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Annual Supreme Court Corporate and Commercial Law Conference 2019

The Annual Supreme Court Corporate and Commercial Law Conference supported by the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Law Society of New South Wales and the University of Sydney will be held on...

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Systemic unconscionable conduct: evidentiary hurdles and recent cases 

Today

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on ** Tuesday 27 August 2019** at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room.

The seminar presented by Dr Elisabeth Peden and Daniel...

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2019 Holt Prize Presentation

The Federation Press cordially invites you to the presentation of the 2019 Holt Prize which will be awarded to Shipra Chordia for her manuscript, Proportionality in Australian Constitutional Law.

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ADR Joint CPD event

The New South Wales Bar Association and the Law Society of New South Wales invite members to the next joint ADR CPD event for the year, which will be held at the Law Society of NSW from 5.30pm on...

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Diana Tang named Woman Barrister of the Year

The NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards 2019 was held at a gala presentation dinner on Friday, 23 August 2019 at Dockside Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour Sydney, with Emeritus Professor Rosalind...

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Carter, Peden & Eldridge on ‘Contract provisions not to be taken for granted’: 30 August, half-day seminar

The provisions in question are entire agreement clauses, contracting out of good faith and self-imposed writing requirements for contract variation. The speakers are John Carter, Elisabeth Peden and...

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Bar (not only) Knitting Group

The Bar (not only) Knitting Group‘s next meeting is on the 27 August at 5.30pm in the Bar Library.

Light refreshments will be provided. All are welcome. Participants should bring their latest...

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Great Wall walk for Black Dog institute

Elizabeth Picker from Edmund Barton Chambers will take on the Great Wall Trek in China from 30 September to 7 October to raise money for the Black Dog institute.

Elizabeth is inspired by the work of...

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2019 Maurice Byers Annual Lecture

29 August - Banco Court

The 2019 Maurice Byers lecture will be given by the Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff, president of the Queensland Court of Appeal. The lecture will be held at 5.15 on 29 August...

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International Taxation of Trust Income

Book launch

Members are invited to the cocktail reception and book launch of Mark Brabazon SC's_International Taxation of Trust Income: Principles, Planning and Design_, on Tuesday, 27 August 2019...

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Early Appropriate Guilty Plea Reforms

Law reform and public affairs

The New South Wales Bar Association Criminal Law Committee have been invited by the Department of Justice to participate in consultations throughout 2019 on the...

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Katrina Dawson Award

Applications close today

Katrina Dawson was a much-loved member of the New South Wales Bar, where she excelled. This award, named in her honour, seeks to encourage women to practise at the bar. The...

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