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Inbrief

2020 Social Justice Dinner

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre invites you to join their Social Justice Dinner with special guest speaker Ben Quilty and MC Julia Baird, at the 2020 Social Justice Dinner.

The dinner will be a...

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2020 Sentencing Conference

The National Judicial College of Australia and the Australian National University College of Law invite you to attend their annual conference to be held on the ANU Campus in Canberra on Saturday, 29...

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Twilight Seminar with Jonathan Rudin, Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto, Canada and the Bar Book Committee

When: Tuesday 11 February 2020 Time: 5pm-7pm Venue: New South Wales Bar Association Common Room, Selborne Chambers, Basement Level, 174 Phillip St Sydney NSW 2000

Hear from well-known international...

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Expressions of Interest: NT Pro Bono Relief Scheme

The NT Pro Bono Relief Scheme is a new pilot program which is being coordinated by the Law Council of Australia and the Law Society Northern Territory. It will offer a unique opportunity for lawyers...

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Henry James (Jack) Mater (1934-2020)

Vale

Jack Mater, formerly of Selborne Chambers, died on Saturday, 25 January 2020. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, 6 February, 10.15 am at the Rose Chapel, Macquarie Park Crematorium,...

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Yoga classes in 2020

Wellbeing

Attention all yogis! Jolie is ready to welcome you back to a regular Wednesday yoga practice in the Bar Common Room. Yoga offers the opportunity to "take care from within" so we are better...

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Experienced Barristers Program Lunch - 12 February

Collegiality

On 20 November last year the Experienced Barristers Program held the first of its regular lunches at the Union, University and Schools Club. In a lively and collegial atmosphere, more...

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Arbitrators - Workers Compensation Commission, Sydney NSW and Regional Areas

Positions Vacant

The Workers Compensation Commission of NSW seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for appointment to the positions of Arbitrator. These roles will offer...

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BAQ and ABA join forces for 2020 Conference for the whole profession - Early Bird tickets available

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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Australia Day Honours

Personalia

The following members of the Bar Association received Australia Day Honours in the Order of Australia:

Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Her Excellency...

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Family Court of Australia & Federal Circuit Court of Australia - Joint Practice Direction 1 of 2020

Following extensive consultation, the Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has issued a practice direction containing a...

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Commencement of the 2020 Law Year

Religious ceremonies for the opening of Law Term begin on 3 February 2020. View a full list of services here.

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2020 Regional Conference Series - Programs Released

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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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...

Read more >

2020 Regional Conference Series - Programs Released

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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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 Justice...

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Announcement from the Chief Justice, the Hon T F Bathurst AC regarding bushfires

On my own behalf and on behalf of all members of the Court and Court staff, I express my deepest sympathy to all members of the profession and the public whose lives have been disrupted by the recent...

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Book Club Meeting 2020

There are two books to add to your holiday reading list. Feel free to read either or both over the break as we will be discussing them at the first book club meeting at 5.30pm on Tuesday 11 February...

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2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference - Program Release

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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2020 Regional Conference Series - Programs Released

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...
Read more >

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...

Read more >

Amend your profile on Find a Barrister

Practice support

Members are reminded of the value in periodically reviewing and updating their personal profile on Find-a-Barrister. You may indicate if you are willing to accept briefs direct from...

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2020 Regional Conference Series - Programs Released

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...
Read more >

2020 Personal Injury/Common Law Conference - Program Release

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...

Read more >

Expressions of Interest: NT Pro Bono Relief Scheme

The NT Pro Bono Relief Scheme is a new pilot program which is being coordinated by the Law Council of Australia and the Law Society Northern Territory. It will offer a unique opportunity for lawyers...

Read more >

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