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Renewals not received and/or received but incomplete after 30 June 2019

After 30 June you cannot lodge an application for renewal, this includes having already completed and lodged your renewal but it not having been accompanied by payment and/or notification that your...

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Request for Nominations for CTP Customer Experience Interviews

SIRA and icare are seeking nominations from the legal profession who have experience being involved with CTP claims to take part in our CTP Care Customer Experience Design Process. Nominees are...

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Evidence law reform (NSW)

Media Release

Attorney General Mark Speakman has today announced national reforms to enable greater admissibility of tendency and coincidence evidence in child sexual assault proceedings.

A full...

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Tonight - Unveiling the portrait of Katrina Dawson

Reminder

In 2018 the Bar Association commissioned acclaimed Australian artist Peter Smeeth to do a portrait of the late Katrina Dawson. His work will be unveiled at a special ceremony on Friday, 28...

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2019 ADR Awards - Nominations open

Nominate Today

New Category announced on 25 June - ADR Chambers of the year

The Australian Disputes Centre invites your nominations in the Australian ADR Awards 2019. Now in their 4th year, the...

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LCA Presidents address - side-event at the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Law Council President, Arthur Moses SC, addressed a side-event at the 41st session of the United Nations’ Humans Rights Council on 27 June 2019 on the extradition bill proposed and under...

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Practising certificate renewals

The standard renewal period for practising certificates expired on Friday, 7 June 2019. A late fee of $30 or 10 per cent of the relevant practising certificate fee, whichever is the higher, is being...

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‘Women, Power and Voice’ with Lucy Cornell

Lucy Cornell is an international keynote speaker on the innate persuasive power of the human voice. She leads an international voice and performance coaching team for advocacy courses run by the...

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NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal - Part-time Senior Members (Legal), Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division (AEOD) recuritment

The Attorney General is seeking applications from Australian lawyers of at least 7 years’ standing with experience or interest in the types of matters dealt with in the NCAT’s AEOD, in particular...

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Advocacy in judicial review proceedings

Tonight June 27 2019, NSW Bar Association Common Room

On Thursday 27 June, at 5.15pm, the Women Barristers Forum will host a seminar on 'Advocacy in judicial review proceedings'. Presented by...

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International Bar Association Conference - The Singapore Convention – Life after 7 August 2019

Registration is now open for the Singapore Convention – Life after 7 August 2019 taking place in Singapore on 8 August 2019.

Register here before 5 July to receive early bird discounts.

Keynote...

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Peteris Ginters Day

Collegiality

Motor Neuron Disease forced Peteris Ginters to retire from the Bar on 7 November 2016. Now, his colleagues and friends have launched Peteris Ginters Day, an opportunity to support...

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A litigator’s guide to electronic evidence

Tuesday, July 23 2019, NSW Bar Association Common Room

On Tuesday 23 July, at 5.15pm, Clinton Towers CA CISA, Director, Access Forensics will present a seminar titled 'A litigator’s guide to...

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Tonight: The scope of the taxation promoter penalties regime

Wednesday, June 26 2019, NSW Bar Association Common Room

On Wednesday 26 June 2019, at 5.15pm, Patricia Sampathy, Assistant Commissioner of Taxation, Integrated Compliance at Australian Taxation...

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Annual Federal Courts and Tribunals Fee Increases from 1 July

The fees payable in the federal courts and tribunals will increase from 1 July 2019 to reflect changes to the consumer price index over the past financial year. This is an automatic increase provided...

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Practising certificate renewals

The standard renewal period for practising certificates expired on Friday, 7 June 2019. A late fee of $30 or 10 per cent of the relevant practising certificate fee, whichever is the higher, is being...

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Commonwealth, states and territories must lift minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14yrs (FED)

The Law Council of Australia have today issued a Media Release stating every Australian jurisdiction should lift the minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14 years to improve justice outcomes for...

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2019 Industrial Bar social function

Collegiality

Members are cordially invited to the 2019 Industrial Bar social drinks function.

The event has been organised by the Industrial Employment Health & Safety Committee which assists Bar...

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Travel by judges & their spouses

Law reform and public affairs

The Australian Bar Association and the Law Council of Australia have both today made public statements regarding a story in today's_ Daily Telegraph_ in relation to...

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Practising certificate renewals

The standard renewal period for practising certificates expired on Friday, 7 June 2019. A late fee of $30 or 10 per cent of the relevant practising certificate fee, whichever is the higher, is being...

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Class actions and law reform

Continuing Professional Development

The next Commercial Law Section CPD seminar will be held on ** Wednesday 31 July 2019** at 5.15pm in the Bar Association Common Room.

The seminar presented by...

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Welcome drinks for May 2019 intake of New Barristers – Wednesday 26 June 2019

Collegiality

The New Barristers’ Committee welcomes our newest barristers from the recent May intake!

Drinks will be held on Wednesday 26 June 2019 at Verandah Bar from 5:30 pm, hosted by the New...

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Advocacy in judicial review proceedings

Thursday, June 27 2019, NSW Bar Association Common Room

On Thursday 27 June, at 5.15pm, the Women Barristers Forum will host a seminar on 'Advocacy in judicial review proceedings'. Presented by...

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Inclusion and Diversity note - What is unconscious bias?

Diversity

Concepts of apprehended bias and actual bias are well known to lawyers, so what’s with unconscious bias? Unconscious or implicit bias describes how our minds rely on short cuts to make...

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Practising certificate renewals

The standard renewal period for practising certificates expired on Friday, 7 June 2019. A late fee of $30 or 10 per cent of the relevant practising certificate fee, whichever is the higher, is being...

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