Inbrief

Whereabouts sought: Salvatore Zofrea painting "Girls at Clontarf"

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The Macquarie University Art Gallery will be holding a retrospective exhibition of the works of artist Salvatore Zofrea later in 2021.

The organisers of the exhibition are seeking to locate the...

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Media Release - Caution recommended over criminalisation

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The Law Council of Australia has today issued a Media Release, following attendance by the Co-Chair of the National Criminal Law committee, Mr Richard Wilson SC, at the Parliamentary Joint Committee...

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UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia seminar on E-Commerce

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UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia invite you to join us for an online seminar on electronic commerce from 4pm (AEST) on Thursday, 20 May 2021. The live, interactive webinar will...

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Expressions of interest sought: Deputy President and Division Head, Guardianship Division, NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal

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The Attorney General is seeking expressions of interest from qualified persons for appointment to NCAT as Deputy President and Division Head of the Guardianship Division, pursuant to the Civil and...

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Ada Evans, Celebrating 100 Years of Women at the Bar

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The Women Barristers Forum is delighted to invite all barristers to this special event to celebrate the centenary of Ada Evans becoming the first woman barrister to be admitted to the NSW Bar on 12...

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Bar FC fight hard to claim first victory of 2021 !

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A change of management, and timely trips to the barber, seem to have improved the fortunes of NSW Bar FC who recorded a well deserved 2-1 win over AMP in the Domain Soccer League competition today.

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Rescheduled swearing-in ceremony for Kirralee Tennant as a Magistrate of the Local Court of NSW - 3 May 2021 at 9am

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On Monday 3 May 2021 at 9.00am in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court there will be a Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Ms Kirralee Tennant as a Magistrate of the Local Court...

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Indigenous Injustice: the Myall Creek Massacre and its aftermath, 5 May 5pm via YouTube

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On 5 May at 5pm a web event will be held via YouTube regarding the Myall Creek Massacre and its aftermath.

The event will be hosted by Michael Herring (General Counsel, Macquarie Group) with...

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AIAL National Conference: Administrative Law on the Edge

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The Australian Institute of Administrative Law Conference will be going ahead this year in Melbourne on 22 and 23 July, hosted by the Victorian Chapter of the AIAL.

The aim of the Conference is to...

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New Supreme Court (Criminal Appeal) Rules 2021

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On 26 April 2021, the Supreme Court Rules Committee approved the Supreme Court (Criminal Appeal) Rules 2021.

The Rules provide for the practice and procedure in the Court of Criminal Appeal and...

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Tomorrow - Ceremonial Sitting of the Fair Work Commission to welcome Deputy President Michael Easton

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There will be a Ceremonial Sitting of the Fair Work Commission to welcome Deputy President Michael Easton. The ceremonial sitting will be on Thursday 29th April 2021 at Terrace Tower, 80 William...

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We want you! Expressions of Interest for 2021-22 Committee Membership Open Now

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Our members are our greatest strength. The Association’s committees serve an important role in working with the Bar Council and staff to promote access to and the administration of justice and to...

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NAB Escrow Service for NSW Barristers

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The NAB Escrow Service (the Escrow Service) is a free, online banking service provided by NAB exclusively to NSW Barristers to securely hold money for Barristers' fees until the work is done.

The...

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Court of Appeal: 2020 Year in Review

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Members’ attention is drawn to a new publication entitled “A Year in Review: 2020” which seeks to gather in a single, hyperlinked document, all of the decisions delivered by the New South Wales...

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Tomorrow: The Gentle Art of Cross Examination

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The Public Law Section is pleased to host "The Gentle Art of Cross-Examination" on Thursday, 29 April at 5.15 pm.

The webinar, presented by Her Honour Justice Elizabeth Fullerton, Supreme Court of...

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Legal Aid NSW Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel Open for Applications

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The Legal Aid NSW Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel is open to new applicants. The panel is open to junior counsel only.

Information about the panel, the eligibility requirements for...

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National Pro Bono Day 2021

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National Pro Bono Day takes place in May each year, on Tuesday of National Law Week. It provides an opportunity to celebrate the pro bono work undertaken by the Australian legal profession. On this...

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Ceremonial Sitting of the Fair Work Commission to welcome Deputy President Michael Easton - 9am Thursday 29 April 2021

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There will be a Ceremonial Sitting of the Fair Work Commission to welcome Deputy President Michael Easton. The ceremonial sitting will be on Thursday 29th April 2021 at Terrace Tower, 80 William...

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Practising Certificate Renewals 2021-2022

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The period for practising certificate renewals has commenced and will run until 30 June 2021. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2021.

• Practising Certificate renewals will be run on...

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We want you! Expressions of Interest for 2021-22 Committee Membership Open Now

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Our members are our greatest strength. The Association’s committees serve an important role in working with the Bar Council and staff to promote access to and the administration of justice and to...

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Legal Aid NSW Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel Open for Applications

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The Legal aid NSW Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel is open to new applicants. The panel is open to junior counsel only.

Information about the panel, the eligibility requirements for...

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The Bar Bushwalking Group

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Extra places on the Manly Dam walk

Recently, the Wellbeing Committee announced the formation of the Bar Bushwalking Group. The response was overwhelming, with the first walk on Sunday, 2 May at...

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Mental health is everyone's business

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For the diary

The Wellbeing Committee and the Bar Council has commissioned The Black Dog Institute to provide mental health training for members of the Bar, including heads of chambers, clerks, and...

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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 meets at 1.05pm at the fountain at the top of Martin Place and Macquarie Street every Monday, with a 1.10 departure time. A quick lap of the...

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Tonight: 2021 Bathurst Lecture

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Online attendance available

The Commercial Law Section will hold the 2021 Bathurst lecture, named in honour of the Hon T F Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of NSW, on Thursday, 22 April 2021, at 5:15 pm.... Read more >