Inbrief

The 38th Great Bar Boat Race

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Notice of Race and Entry Form now available

The 38th Great Bar Boat Race 2021 Invitational Challenge will be held on Monday, 20 December 2021 beginning at 11.00am in the vicinity of Shark Island /...

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Bench & Bar Tennis day

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The annual Bench & Bar Tennis day will be held at Royal Sydney Golf Club on Tuesday, 14 December 2021 from 9am. There are presently 24 spots available.

Registration of players is done, as always,...

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Legal & Program Manager - The Bugmy Bar Book (BBB) Committee

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Position Vacant

Fixed Term 18 months (Possibility for extension) and flexible working arrangements considered

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE

Opportunity to work closely with ALS, Public Defenders, academics...

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Expressions of interest sought - Resident Judge appointment in the ACT Supreme Court

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The ACT Attorney-General is seeking expressions of interest for the position of resident Judge in the ACT Supreme Court.

The Resident Judge is appointed by the ACT Executive. The requirements and...

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Closing the justice gap for the missing middle

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The President of the Law Council of Australia, Dr Jacoba Brasch SC issued a media release today stating "A position paper released today by the Law Council of Australia seeks to ensure all...

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The Bar Bushwalking Group

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Wellbeing

The Bar Bushwalking Group emerges from lockdown on Sunday, 12 December at 10.30am with a 10km, Grade 3 walk on the Karloo Track in the Royal National Park. Register here.

Assemble at the...

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Walk around the Botanic Gardens every Monday at lunch time

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Wellbeing

Weather permitting, the Bar Walking Group will emerge from lockdown next Monday, 15 November 2021 at 1.05pm. Meet at the fountain at the top of Martin Place and Macquarie Street every...

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Barrister Tony McAvoy SC sworn in as the Northern Territory's Acting Treaty Commissioner

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The Northern Territory Government announced today that Tony McAvoy SC has been appointed to the role of Acting Treaty Commissioner in the Northern Territory and will commence in the role on the 1st...

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Ceremonial Sittings to welcome Justice Schonell and Farewell Justice Anislie-Wallace

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Ceremonial Sittings will be held at the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, Sydney, as follows:

  • To welcome Justice Richard Schonell on 14 December 2021 at 4.00 pm. Grahame Richardson SC...

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Room for Sale – Sir Owen Dixon Chambers – Level 64, MLC Centre

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An external room with excellent views has become available for sale at Sir Owen Dixon Chambers.

The room is 24m2 in size.

The Chambers consists of 66 barristers including five Senior Counsel all of...

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Safe Place - Juggling the End of Law Term

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Wellbeing

On Friday, 10 December 2021 at 5.00pm we will discuss Juggling the End of Law Term – getting the last of the grind ground.

We will talk about holidays – adjusting to “time off”...

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Vale Arthur Korakis (1970-2021)

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Arthur Korakis formerly of 9 Wentworth and 9 Selborne Chambers passed away unexpectedly on 6 December 2021.

Arthur came to the bar in 2007 and joined 9 Wentworth. In 2015 Arthur returned to general...

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2022 Regional Conference Series Registrations

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Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association 2022 Regional CPD Conference Series. As in the past, the conferences will be held across the state to assist barristers in...

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NCAT Annual Report 2020-2021

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The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) Annual Report is now available for download from the NCAT website.

The Report highlights NCAT's activities and achievements, including its Divisions'...

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The UCD Law Review is seeking submissions for Volume 22

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Early bird deadline: 21st January 2022

Final deadline for submission: 18th March 2022

The UCD Law Review is among Ireland’s leading student-run peer-reviewed legal journals. The Review seeks to...

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Celebrate in style

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Services and benefits

Enjoy a new offer from Member Advantage and save up to 10% off hampers for all occasions. Enjoy a wide variety of delicious, gourmet food and paired these with exclusive wines...

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Full capacity reached for Welcome ceremony for the Hon Justice Hament Dhanji - 9:15am Wednesday 8 December 2021

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The Hon Justice Dhanji was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 20 September 2021. A welcome ceremony to mark the occasion will be held tomorrow in the Banco Court on Level...

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New South Wales Bar Association – childcare arrangements for members

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A core objective at the Bar is to assist members with the challenges of being a sole practitioner. Foremost among those is balancing obligations to courts, to clients and to their families.

For many...

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Safe Place - Juggling the End of Law Term

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Wellbeing

On Friday, 10 December 2021 at 5.00pm we will discuss Juggling the End of Law Term – getting the last of the grind ground.

We will talk about holidays – adjusting to “time off”...

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The 38th Great Bar Boat Race

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Notice of Race and Entry Form now available

The 38th Great Bar Boat Race 2021 Invitational Challenge will be held on Monday, 20 December 2021 beginning at 11.00am in the vicinity of Shark Island /...

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Room for Sale - Sir James Martin Chambers

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Sir James Martin Chambers has a well-appointed room for sale with sweeping western views from the 31st Floor. The room has an area of 49.5 m2 is fitted out with floor to ceiling built-in bookshelves...

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2022 Regional Conference Series Registrations

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Registrations are now OPEN for the New South Wales Bar Association 2022 Regional CPD Conference Series. As in the past, the conferences will be held across the state to assist barristers in...

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New South Wales Bar Association - initiatives to address sexual harassment, discrimination and workplace bullying

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The New South Wales Bar Association recently launched two new initiatives which are intended to address sexual harassment, discrimination and workplace bullying at the New South Wales Bar and provide...

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Bench & Bar Tennis day

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The annual Bench & Bar Tennis day will be held at Royal Sydney Golf Club on Tuesday, 14 December 2021 from 9am. There are presently 24 spots available.

Registration of players is done, as always,...

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International Arbitration And The Australian Consumer Law

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In-person and online seminar - Wednesday 8 December 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association's International Committee And the Australian Centre For International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) are...

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