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Bar Book Club

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Wellbeing

The Bar Book Club will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, 20 October 2020 at 5.30pm. The book for discussion will be Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell. You can purchase a copy from...

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New Barristers Committee - “My First Year at the Bar: The advice I wish I’d received”

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The New Barristers’ Committee is hosting a regular “Zoom Catch Up” series as a way for new barristers to connect with each other and other members of the bar. The first in the series will take...

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2021 ILS Dispute Resolution Lecture Series - Lecture Three with The Hon. Wayne Martin AC QC

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Lecture Three - The Development of the Multi-door Courthouse - International and Domestic with the Hon. Wayne Martin AC QC

Join the Law Council's International Law Section for the third session of...

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Appointment of NCAT Deputy President and Division Head

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NCAT President Justice Lea Armstrong has announced the appointment of Anne Britton to the role of NCAT Deputy President and Head of NCAT’s Guardianship Division.

Ms Britton is presently a...

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Supreme Court of the New South Wales 4th Annual ADR Address – Online

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The Australian Disputes Centre (ADC) is honoured to have The Honourable Justice Julie Ward of the Court of Appeal present the 4th Annual ADR Address of the Supreme Court of NSW. Her Honour has been...

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ACICA & CIArb International Arbitration Conference 2021

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ACICA and CIArb Australia will be hosting their 2021 International Arbitration Conference during Australian Arbitration Week on 18 October 2021.

The one day program includes a Welcome Address from...

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Barristers are invited to attend LawHack 2021: Disability Justice

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Hosted by the National Justice Project, LawHack is a unique event that will bring people together to tackle the injustices facing people living with disabilities through ground-breaking legal...

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Artificial Intelligence: Future directions in technology and law

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Each year the two Academies choose a subject of mutual interest at the interface between science and the law, presenting a topic where both Academies have substantial expertise. For 2021, the...

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40th Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL) Annual Congress

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This years Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL) Annual Congress will be held ONLINE from 18 – 20 November 2021.

The 2021 event will be a celebration of 40 Years of the ANZAPPL Congress and...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 29 September 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:

• Yesterday’s COVID...

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COVID update for the Local Court - Memorandum 22 Amendments

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The Chief Magistrate's Office have advised that Memorandum 22 has been amended to extend its operation until Friday 8 October pursuant to the extension of the current Public Health Order and...

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Inclusion and Diversity Note - Sybil Morrison Lecture 2021: Mary Gaudron QC

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Sybil Morrison was the first woman admitted to the New South Wales Bar. In celebration of her achievement in 1924, the Bar Association hosts an annual lecture given in her name. This year’s lecture...

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CIArb Australia Annual Lecture 2021

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CIArb Australia will be hosting the Annual Lecture 2021 during Australian Arbitration Week on 19 October 2021 between 5 pm – 6:00 pm AEDT.

The speaker for this year's lecture is Mr Bret Walker AO...

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2021 Hal Wootten Lecture with Jennifer Robinson

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Living Greatly in the Law: Law and Progressive Social Change

International human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson will deliver UNSW Law & Justice’s annual Hal Wootten Lecture at 6.30pm on Tuesday...

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Tomorrow: 2021 Sybil Morrison Lecture

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Diversity - The Sybil Morrison Lecture

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to host the third annual Sybil Morrison Lecture on Wednesday 29 September, at 5.30 pm. The annual lecture is a...

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The Authors' Series - The Psychology of Lawyers in Litigation and Negotiation - Wednesday 29 September 2021 8:00am – 9:00am

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The Law Council of Australia's International Law Section and Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section, and the New South Wales Bar Association present the next webinar in the The Authors'...

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NSW Department of Communities and Justice Multicultural Plan 2022-2025

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Members are invited to have their say on the NSW Department of Communities and Justice Multicultural Plan 2022-2025. This consultation phase will help inform how the Department supports clients,...

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2021 ILS Dispute Resolution Lecture Series - Lecture Three with The Hon. Wayne Martin AC QC

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Lecture Three - The Development of the Multi-door Courthouse - International and Domestic with the Hon. Wayne Martin AC QC

Join the Law Council's International Law Section for the third session of...

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Legal Aid COVID-19 assistance measures

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As a result of recent engagement with Legal Aid NSW led by the Association’s Legal Aid Committee, the New South Wales Bar Association is pleased to announce the following for members’...

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2021 Sybil Morrison Lecture

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Diversity - The Sybil Morrison Lecture

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to host the third annual Sybil Morrison Lecture on Wednesday 29 September, at 5.30 pm. The annual lecture is a...

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Notice to the Profession - Positive COVID-19 Case in the Lionel Bowen Building - impact on hard copy subpoena material

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The Director Court Services for the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has this morning advised that a staff member who attended the Lionel Bowen Building in Sydney last week has tested...

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Procedure for the Announcement of Senior Counsel for 2021

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Applicants for Senior Counsel for 2021 are advised due to COVID-19 restrictions the Bar Association remains closed. Unfortunately it will not be possible for Clerks to collect the envelopes from the...

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New Barristers Committee - “My First Year at the Bar: The advice I wish I’d received”

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The New Barristers’ Committee is hosting a regular “Zoom Catch Up” series as a way for new barristers to connect with each other and other members of the bar. The first in the series will take...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 24 September 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 District Court COVID-19...

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