Inbrief

Legal Services Commissioner Annual Reports

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The Legal Services Commissioner and Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation have released their Annual Reports for 2018-19. Available here

The Reports detail: - Highlights of our...

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Religious Discrimination Bill is flawed

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Policy and public affairs

Law Council President Arthur Moses SC has published an op-ed article in the Daily Telegraph highly critical of government's Religious Discrimination Bill, a consultation...

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Legal Profession Uniform General Amendment (Miscellaneous) Rule 2019

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The Legal Services Council (LSC) made the Legal Profession Uniform General Amendment (Miscellaneous) Rule 2019 https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/regulations/2019-610.pdf under s 419 of the Legal...

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Creating a safer state for our children (NSW)

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The Attorney General, Mark Speakman SC MP and the Hon Gareth Ward, Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services have issued a Media Release today stating strengthened reporting,...

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Christmas and New Year 2019-20 holiday arrangements

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The following arrangements will apply at NCAT over the 2019-2020 Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Hearings The last 2019 hearing day for all NCAT Divisions except for the Guardianship Division...

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Chambers for Sale - Second Floor Selborne Chambers

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A large well-appointed room is now available on the Second Floor Selborne Chambers. The anteroom is suitable for a PA, as a work space so enabling the main room to be a used as a conference room or,...

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IATC Conference 2020 - Hong Kong 6 & 7 April 2020

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Registrations for the International Advocacy Training Council 2020 conference are open.

The Conference will be held in Hong Kong on Monday 6 April and Tuesday 7 April 2020 at the Murray Hotel,...

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Federal Government releases second consultation draft of religious discrimination legislation

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The Federal Government yesterday released a second exposure draft of its religious discrimination legislation...

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2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference - Program Release

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The Conference Program for the 2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference has been released.

The 2020 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference will be held at Hilton Hotel, George Street on...

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NSWBA and AAI Train the Trainer Workshop

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Call for Expressions of Interest

The NSW Bar Associations Professional Development Department is looking for Advocacy Coaches to assist twice yearly with the Bar Practice Course. The coaching is...

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2020 Regional Conference Series - Programs Released

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The NSW Bar Association is proud to announce the release of the 2020 Regional Conference Series programs:

  • Newcastle, Saturday 22 February 2020, Novotel Newcastle Beach - Program
  • North Coast...
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Chambers for Sale - Second Floor Selborne Chambers

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A large well-appointed room is now available on the Second Floor Selborne Chambers. The anteroom is suitable for a PA, as a work space so enabling the main room to be a used as a conference room or,...

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Amendment to UCPR form 66

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On 2 December 2019, the Uniform Rules Committee approved an amendment to form 66 – writ for levy of property.

The purpose of the amendment was to increase the minimum judgment amount where the...

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Religious freedom draft legislation

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Policy and public affairs

The Australian Government invites submissions on the second exposure drafts of a package of legislation on religious freedom. Submissions will only be accepted between 10...

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Annual Bench & Bar Tennis day

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Wellbeing

The annual Bench & Bar Tennis day will be held on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 from 9am. There are 24 spots available. Registration of the players is done, as always, on a first come, first...

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RACS holiday season gift page

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Philanthropy

The Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS) has set up an online Christmas gifting page. Let your friends and family know that in lieu of a gift this holiday season, you would like...

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Early Appropriate Guilty Plea (EAGP) extended hours trial at Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre

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An Early Appropriate Guilty Plea extended hours trial commenced at the Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre (MRRC) on Monday, 25 November and will continue for three months. During this time...

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Chambers for Sale - Second Floor Selborne Chambers

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A large well-appointed room is now available on the Second Floor Selborne Chambers. The anteroom is suitable for a PA, as a work space so enabling the main room to be a used as a conference room or,...

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Summer reading

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Member services and benefits

The Christmas-New Year holidays are fast approaching, which means it is time to prepare your summer reading list. Members can save 8% on pre-purchased eGift Cards from...

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Room for sale in Jack Shand Chambers

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An opportunity to join Jack Shand Chambers has become available. A room of approximately 29sqm is being offered for sale. This wonderfully designed and appointed room is well proportioned with a...

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InBrief distribution during the Christmas-New Year period

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InBrief will wind down its daily distribution over the Christmas-New Year period. Beginning Monday, 16 December 2019, bulletins will be distributed once or twice per week. Normal service will resume...

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Chambers for Sale - Second Floor Selborne Chambers

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A large well-appointed room is now available on the Second Floor Selborne Chambers. The anteroom is suitable for a PA, as a work space so enabling the main room to be a used as a conference room or,...

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Yan ga gadjang guygam (travel by sand)

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Philanthropy

In mid-January 2020, Ian Roberts SC and two others will cycle 800km on sand from Newcastle to Tweed Heads to raise awareness of domestic violence and to raise vital funds for Bunjum...

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2020 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference

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Continuing Professional Development

The Conference Program for the 2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Hotel, George Street on Saturday, 14 March 2020, has...

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Visit by First Nations pre-law students on 17 December 2019

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Diversity

As part of its Reconciliation Action Plan, the Bar Association hosts an annual visit from the First Nations students attending the UNSW pre-law course. This year the visit is on Tuesday,...

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