Inbrief

Tonight: 2020 Australian Arbitration Report

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Webinar - Monday 31 May 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association invites members to an exciting CPD event to hear about the 2020 Australian Arbitration Report produced by ACICA and FTI Consulting....

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Personal Injury Commission - Hearings during COVID-19

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The President of the Personal Injury Commission (“PIC”), His Honour Judge Gerard Phillips, has advised the New South Wales Bar Association that the PIC will continue to apply Procedural Direction...

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Tenth Floor St James Hall - Large internal room

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Sale price $10,000 or available to license

Tenth Floor St James Hall Chambers has an internal room for sale or license measuring 5.9m by 4.3m. The room is fitted out with an abundance of built in,...

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Costs Disputes – Uniform Law - Indexed Amounts

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Sections 291, 292 and 293 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) relate to costs disputes. The provisions refer to the role of the designated local regulatory authority in costs disputes and to...

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Tomorrow: Ways that human rights can assist in your practice at the Bar

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Webinar - Tuesday 1 June 2021

The panel of speakers include Kristina Stern SC (commercial and corporate law), Craig Lenehan SC (administrative law and constitutional law), Simeon Beckett...

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Understanding Coercive Control in Practice

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Webinar - Tuesday 15 June 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Diversity and Equality Committee invites members to a discussion about the most insidious and dangerous form of domestic abuse: coercive...

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Vale Phillipa Jane Gormly (1957-2021)

Former barrister Phillipa Gormly died on Saturday 29 May after a long illness. Members will be advised of funeral details via In Brief when they become available.

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Appointment of the Senior Counsel Selection Committee 2021

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Governance

Bar Council has approved the following as members of the 2021 Senior Counsel Selection Committee:-

  • Michael McHugh SC
  • Gabrielle Bashir SC
  • Justin Gleeson SC
  • Sophie Goddard SC
  • David Hooke...
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Ways that human rights can assist in your practice at the Bar

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Webinar - Tuesday 1 June 2021

Ways that human rights can assist in your practice at the Bar

Human rights are embedded in the legal system but are sometimes a forgotten tool.

This session will...

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Archibald finalist: Portrait of Her Excellency the Hon Governor Margaret Beazley AC QC

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The Bar Association has commissioned a portrait of Her Excellency Governor Margaret Beazley AC QC to be donated to the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Today, the portrait of Her Excellency has...

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2020 Australian Arbitration Report

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Webinar - Monday 31 May 2021

The NSW Bar Association invites members to an exciting CPD event to hear about the 2020 Australian Arbitration Report produced by ACICA and FTI Consulting. Justin...

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Full Size Room for Sale or Opportunity to Licence - Level 4 Wentworth Chambers

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The recently renovated room has built-in cupboards and a robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, bar fridge, blinds and is freshly painted and has lots of natural light. 4th Floor...

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Ceremonial Sitting of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia – His Honour Judge Colin Campbell - Friday 28 May 2021 3pm at 3.00pm

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Please note the ceremonial sitting is at 4.00pm, not 3.00pm as previously advised.

The ceremonial sitting of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to welcome his Honour Judge Colin Campbell as a...

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SMH Half Marathon - Join the NSW Bar team today!

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Twice-deferred since that start of the pandemic, the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon is now set for Sunday, 27 June. In the hope that it will proceed, the Wellbeing Committee has registered the...

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Ceremonial Sitting of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia – His Honour Judge Colin Campbell - Friday 28 May 2021 3pm at 3.00pm

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The ceremonial sitting of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to welcome his Honour Judge Colin Campbell as a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia will now be held in Courtroom 7C,...

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Support Moses SC in the 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout

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Philanthropy

Arthur Moses SC is within sight of his fundraising goal of $10,000 in the 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on 17 June, with $7,000 pledged so far. Please give generously. Make your donation...

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Media release: Consent proposals could result In significant injustice

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The proposals announced by the NSW Attorney General in relation to consent in sexual assault matters are likely to result in significant injustice, the President of the New South Wales Bar...

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New Judge Appointed to the District Court

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The Hon Mark Speakman SC MP has today announced the appointment of a new to the District Court of NSW.

Stepping up from her role as a magistrate in the Local Court, Magistrate Karen Robinson, will...

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Ways that human rights can assist in your practice at the Bar

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Webinar - Tuesday 1 June 2021

Ways that human rights can assist in your practice at the Bar

Human rights are embedded in the legal system but are sometimes a forgotten tool.

This session will...

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Making the Most of Mediation During Legal Proceedings Masterclass, and Advanced Mediator Accreditation

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The Australian Disputes Centre is offering its internationally recognised CPD programme on Friday, 28 May 2021.

Connect in-person (Sydney) or via Zoom with The Hon. Wayne Martin AC QC, The Hon....

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Decisions of interest

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Practice support

The NSW Court of Appeal has published its latest Decisions of Interest Bulletin on the Court of Appeal website. Learn more here.

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2020 Australian Arbitration Report

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Webinar - Monday 31 May 2021

The NSW Bar Association invites members to an exciting CPD event to hear about the 2020 Australian Arbitration Report produced by ACICA and FTI Consulting. Justin...

Read more >

Full Size Room for Sale or Opportunity to Licence - Level 4 Wentworth Chambers

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The recently renovated room has built-in cupboards and a robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, bar fridge, blinds and is freshly painted and has lots of natural light. 4th Floor...

Read more >

Tenth Floor St James Hall - Large internal room

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Sale price $10,000 or available to license

Tenth Floor St James Hall Chambers has an internal room for sale or license measuring 5.9m by 4.3m. The room is fitted out with an abundance of built in,...

Read more >

Ceremonial Sitting of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia – His Honour Judge Colin Campbell - Friday 28 May 2021 3pm at 3.00pm

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The ceremonial sitting of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to welcome his Honour Judge Colin Campbell as a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia will now be held in Courtroom 7C,...

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