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Inbrief

2019 influenza shots and executive health checks

Wellbeing

On 28 January 1919, a little over 100 years ago, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on the first cases of Spanish flu in Australia. More than 40 per cent of Australians fell ill and 15,000...

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2019 Cross-examination Seminar and Workshop

New Barristers’ Committee Cross-examination Seminar and Workshop

The New Barristers’ Committee is conducting a Cross-examination Seminar and Workshop in February and March 2019. This year’s...

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Online Court in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Monday, March 04 2019

This seminar is an Information session presented by Leonie Walton, the Registrar in Equity and Corporations Registrar. The Registrar will discuss the ambit and protocols of the...

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The Role and Function of the Judicial Commission

Today

Presented by Ernest Schmatt AM PSM, Chief Executive, Judicial Commission of NSW and chaired by Robert Hollo SC, Chair, NSWBA Education Committee. Learn more here.

This seminar has been...

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From Ada to Sybil: Why every woman counts

Diversity

The Bar Association is delighted to invite you to attend the inaugural Sybil Morrison Lecture, which will be delivered in the Bar Association Common Room** at 5.15pm on 4 March 2019** by...

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International Women's Day Soirée

Diversity

Tickets are strictly limited and only a few spaces remain. Registration closes tomorrow, Friday 1 March, 2019.

The ABA is delighted to invite you to attend its inaugural International...

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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 their first joint ADR CPD event for the year, which will be held in the Bar Association Common Room at...

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Bench and Bar Lunch - register now!

Collegiality

A Bench & Bar Lunch has been set down for next Tuesday, 5 March from 12.45pm to 2.00pm at No.10 Bistro (The Mint), 10 Macquarie Street (opposite the Law Courts Building). All members of...

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Tomorrow: swearing-in ceremony for Dr Andrew Bell SC

Appointments

Dr Andrew Bell SC will be sworn-in as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and president of the Court of Appeal. A formal ceremony to mark this occasion will be held in Banco...

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Practical advocacy course in criminal law for under 5s

The public defenders are running a practical advocacy course in criminal law for NSW barristers of five years and under. The course consists of six evening sessions, one per month, from April to...

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Free additional copies of Bar News

Special offer

Surplus copies of [2018] (Spring) Bar News, the bumper special edition on expert evidence, are available free of charge at the Bar Association Reception - while stocks last.

Back...

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2019 Mahla Pearlman Oration

The Law Council of Australia and the Environment and Planning Law Association of New South Wales will co-host the Mahla Pearlman Oration on 14 March 2019 at the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney.... Read more >

LCA calls for review of suppression orders

Law reform and public affairs

Law Council President Arthur Moses SC has called for national uniformity of suppression orders and for Commonwealth Attorney-General Christian Porter to refer the...

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Seeking barristers to judge Senior Mooting Competition at UNSW

Mooting

The Allens Linklaters Senior Mooting Competition is open to senior law students at UNSW. The competition directors are requesting the assistance of barristers to volunteer as judges in the...

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Learned Friends Conference - Seville/Lisbon

Promoted by Learned Friends

In August 2019 (19 – 26 August) Learned Friends is holding a Conference in Seville/Lisbon. Speakers include Judge Dina Yehia SC, Mark Robinson SC, Suzanne Christie SC...

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From Ada to Sybil: Why every woman counts

Diversity -- The Inaugural Sybil Morrison Lecture

The Bar Association is delighted to invite you to attend the inaugural Sybil Morrison Lecture, which will be delivered in the Bar Association Common...

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Statutory Interpretation: The Time Dimension

Tuesday, March 05 2019

Presented by Chloe Burnett and chaired by Neil Williams SC. Learn more here.

This seminar has been organised by the NSW Bar Association’s Public Law Section

All seminars...

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Online Court in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Monday, March 04 2019

This seminar is an Information session presented by Leonie Walton, the Registrar in Equity and Corporations Registrar. The Registrar will discuss the ambit and protocols of the...

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2019 North Coast Conference this Saturday

The 2019 North Coast CPD Conference is on this Saturday, 2 March. The conference begins at 9.00am with arrival tea and coffee available from 8.30am. The conference will be held in Fenwick Room at...

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Retirement of the Honourable Justice Beazley AO

Special edition

The Honourable Justice Beazley AO will retire as president of the Court of Appeal at a formal ceremony in Banco Court this morning, at 9.15 AM. Attorney General Mark Speakman will...

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Discussion Paper on National Defamation Law

Law reform and public affairs

The Council of Attorneys-General has today released its discussion paper regarding the future of Defamation Law, the NSW Attorney General, the Hon Mark Speakman SC MP...

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Bar Council of England and Wales publishes response to judicial bullying

Wellbeing

The Bar Council of England and Wales have released Advice to the Bar about bullying by judges.

A full copy of the guide is available here.

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International Women's Day lunch

Diversity

Please join the Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales for lunch to celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 8th of March at 12.30pm at the Palace Chinese Restaurant, Shop 38...

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Do you play a musical instrument?

Wellbeing

The Lawyers Orchestra Incorporated (TLO) is planning an inaugural concert for Sunday 24 March 2019.

We are looking for string, brass and percussion players in particular. If you would...

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Program Release: Sydney Conference Program now available

The Conference Program for the 2019 Sydney Conference has now been released.

The 2019 Sydney Conference will be held on Saturday 30, March at the Hilton Hotel, George Street. It will run from 9.00am...

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