Inbrief

Information on COVID-19 outbreaks in NSW Correctional Centres

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Current update

Corrective Services New South Wales have provided the Association with the following advice.

There was a state-wide lockdown involving all correctional centres yesterday. This action...

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NSW Personal Injury Commission - COVID -19 update

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The Personal Injury Commission has today updated its COVID-19 response webpage with the following additions.

Lodging applications and documents

• All applications, forms and documents must be...

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ILS Dispute Resolution Lecture Series - Lecture Two with The Hon. Marilyn Warren AC QC

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Lecture Two The Establishment of International Commercial Courts

Date: Tuesday, 7 September 2021 Time: 5:00pm – 6:10pm Location: Event hosted online via Zoom

Join the Law Council's International...

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Legal Assistance Referral Scheme - Expressions of Interest sought in response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

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The Legal Assistance Referral Scheme is seeking expressions of interest from barristers who wish to assist refugees who have recently fled or are attempting to flee Afghanistan.

The Association is...

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Senior Crown Prosecutor Role - NSW ODPP

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The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as Senior Crown Prosecutor under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term that may be renewed.

$376,000 per...

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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 30m2 and well fitted out.

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

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 31 August 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes today's update from the Personal...

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Chambers for Licence - 8th Floor Garfield Barwick Chambers

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A medium-sized external room facing Phillip Street is available for licence.

The room has shelving, storage and a robe cupboard.

This busy and harmonious chambers consists of 17 barristers...

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Update to the profession No 5: Commencement of the new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

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The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has released the final weekly update prior to the commencement of the Federal Circuit and...

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Half 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 30m2 and well fitted out.

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

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Australian Lawyers for Human Rights webinar

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In conversation with The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, Kate Eastman AM SC and Julian Burnside AO QC – 2 September 2021

Please join us in conversation with three of Australia's leading human rights...

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Mental Wellness of Lawyers – Webinar co-hosted by the Law Society of Singapore and the Law Council of Australia

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Join the Law Council of Australia and the Law Society of Singapore for a special webinar discussion on the mental health challenges facing legal practitioners.

While solicitors and barristers carry...

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Women’s Leadership Scholarships Available for the Legal Sector

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Women & Leadership Australia provides world-class leadership development programs for emerging, middle, and senior women leaders. Their programs bring together the latest in leadership theory and...

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Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia - COVID-19 update: online and telephone services only for Sydney and Parramatta registries

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There will be no face-to-face services in the Courts' Sydney and Parramatta registries until Friday 1 October 2021 unless otherwise approved by the Head of Jurisdiction.

We are still open to support...

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Retirement of the Chief Magistrate - Statement from the Attorney General

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The Attorney General the Hon Mark Speakman SC MP has today issued a media statement marking the retirement of the Chief Magistrate His Honour Graeme Henson.

Judge Henson served on the bench of the...

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First Nations Speaker Series

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This inaugural First Nations Speaker Series is a joint online program between the NSW Judicial Commission, the Law Society of NSW and NSW Bar Association celebrating First Nations culture and...

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Legal Assistance Referral Scheme - Expressions of Interest sought in response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

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The Legal Assistance Referral Scheme is seeking expressions of interest from barristers who wish to assist refugees who have recently fled or are attempting to flee Afghanistan.

The Association is...

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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia - Rules of Court - Family Law, General Federal law and Bankruptcy

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The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has advised that new Rules regarding the family law and child support jurisdictions and...

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Tonight: Barristers' Safe Place

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Wellbeing

Safe Place is a place where barristers can meet, on the Zoom platform, and share with others any issues that they may be facing. Fundamentally, it is a confidential forum. Whatever goes...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 27 August 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes:

• Updated Local Court...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 26 August 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes:

Update regarding...

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Federal Court of Australia - Online and telephone services only for NSW Registry

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There will be no face-to-face services in the Court's NSW Registry, unless otherwise approved by the Head of Jurisdiction, until Friday 1 October 2021.

We are still open to support litigants and the...

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Bar Association Annual General Meeting and Election Timetable

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s AGM will be held on Thursday 4 November 2021 at 5.00pm, via Zoom Conference. The election ballot closes at 1.00pm on Tuesday 2 November 2021. Counting...

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New family law Registrars provide additional expertise and resources to the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia

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The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (the Courts) have announced the appointment of 42 experienced family law practitioners to provide significant support to...

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Supreme Court of NSW - Update Regarding Operations

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From Monday, 28 June 2021 to Thursday, 30 September 2021:

All matters will be conducted via AVL. No live appearances will be permitted.

No new criminal trials will commence. Current criminal trials...

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