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Inbrief

The Constitution and Indigenous Australians

The Australian Association of Constitutional Law invites members to a seminar on "Love and Thoms v Commonwealth [2020] HCA 3: The Constitution and Indigenous Australians", to be held on Tuesday, 3...

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Robots and Work

Continuing Professional Development - Monday 2 March 2020

Living and working alongside robots raises new issues for legal practitioners in areas such as negligence, criminal and civil liability,...

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Position vacant - District Court judge

The attorney general is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as a judge of the District Court of NSW. Applications close on Sunday, 23 February 2020 (11.59 pm). For more...

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Request for 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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Public Defenders Criminal Law Conference

The Public Defenders Criminal Law Conference on 14-15 March is filling fast with the early bird rate of $430 due to expire on 21 February. If you wish to attend please register as soon as possible by...

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2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference

Tickets are 50% sold out - Register now to avoid disappointment

Registrations are OPEN for the 2020 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Hotel, George Street...

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Tax Review and Appeal Proceedings

Continuing Professional Development - Thursday 27 February

Join the Public Law Section on Thursday 27 February for the second Public Law seminar of 2020. The presentation 'Tax Review and Appeal...

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Criminal Aspects of Corporate Activity

Continuing Professional Development - Wednesday 26 February

On Wednesday 26 February join Tim Game SC and Ruth Higgins SC to examine corporate criminal liability: how criminal law makes corporations...

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Tomorrow: Pathways to a brief [Stage 2]: What solicitors want; practice management tips and pitfalls to avoid to assist in securing briefs and clients

Continuing Professional Development - Tuesday 18 February

In the competitive market of the NSW Bar (and beyond), every action and reaction can count. This session will expand on the stages of a...

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Tonight: Representing professionals in disciplinary matters; 5 stages of grief

Continuing Professional Development - Monday 17 February

On Monday 17 February join Cameron Jackson, from Second Floor Selborne Chambers, for a presentation that explores the reasons why intelligent...

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2020 North Coast Conference - Registrations Close Friday

Registrations for the 2020 North Coast CPD Conference will close this Friday, 21 February. Register now to avoid disappointment.

The 2020 North Coast Regional Conference will be held on Saturday 29...

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Australia and the Rules-Based International Order-The Way Ahead

Continuing Professional Development - Wednesday 19 February

In the rapidly changing Asia Pacific, Australia's normative influence as a middle power actor in international law stands to be...

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Australia and the Rules-Based International Order-The Way Ahead

Continuing Professional Development - Wednesday 19 February

In the rapidly changing Asia Pacific, Australia's normative influence as a middle power actor in international law stands to be...

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2020 Newcastle Conference - Registrations Close Today

Registrations for the 2020 Newcastle CPD Conference will close today, Friday 14 February. Register now to avoid disappointment.

The 2020 Newcastle Regional Conference will be held on Saturday 22...

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BAQ and ABA join forces for 2020 Conference for the whole profession

In 2020 the Bar Association of Queensland joins with the Australian Bar Association to host its annual conference in Brisbane. From the Welcome event on Thursday 5 March through to its conclusion on...

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Bar Book Club

The next meeting of the Bar Book Club will be held on Wednesday 25 March at 5.30pm in the Bar Library.

The book that we shall be discussing is Circe by Madeline Miller.

Reviews here and here.

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2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference

Tickets are 50% sold out - Register now to avoid disappointment

Registrations are OPEN for the 2020 Personal Injury and Common Law Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Hotel, George Street...

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Artificial Intelligence, Technology and Human Rights - What’s All the Fuss?

Continuing Professional Development - Wednesday 4 March

New technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the use of big data, can be powerful tools for strengthening legal rights, in...

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Climate Change Litigation for Commercial Lawyers

Continuing Professional Development - Thursday 10 March (Registration Required)

The effects of climate change were evident during the recent catastrophic fire events across Australia, resulting in...

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Pathways to a brief [Stage 2]: What solicitors want; practice management tips and pitfalls to avoid to assist in securing briefs and clients

Continuing Professional Development - Tuesday 18 February

In the competitive market of the NSW Bar (and beyond), every action and reaction can count. This session will expand on the stages of a...

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Representing professionals in disciplinary matters; 5 stages of grief

Continuing Professional Development - Monday 17 February

On Monday 17 February join Cameron Jackson, from Second Floor Selborne Chambers, for a presentation that explores the reasons why intelligent...

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Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Barristers) Amendment (CPD Activity) Rule 2019

The Legal Services Council has made the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Barristers) Amendment (CPD Activity) Rule 2019...

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Closing the Gap report shows Indigenous input vital

The Law Council of Australia have issued a media release stating the latest Closing the Gap report shows how important it is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to have a say in the laws and...

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AAL seminar on whistleblowing

At the lectern

The Australian Academy of Law will host a seminar on "Whistleblowing - what is it, who does it, when is it lawful, when is it mandatory".

The seminar, to be chaired by the Hon...

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Legal Aid NSW elder abuse policy changes

The Legal Aid NSW Board has approved changes to eligibility policies that target people who are victims of elder abuse. See Policy Bulletin 2019 No. 12 for details. There is an online training module...

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