Inbrief

Tonight: The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration: Toby Landau QC

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Webinar - Wednesday 13 October 2021

A Taskforce created within the ICC’s Commission on Arbitration and ADR prepared a report on The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration.... Read more >

Current hearing arrangements to continue at NCAT until February 2022

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In response to the latest COVID-19 health advice from the NSW Government, there will generally be no in-person hearings at NCAT until February 2022.

Matters will proceed by audio visual link (AVL)...

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District Court Practice Note 23 - Resumption of Jury Trials and in person appearances in Judge Alone Trials

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The Chief Judge of the District Court has advised that District Court Practice Note 23 - Resumption of Jury Trials and in person appearances in Judge Alone Trials - commences today.

The Practice...

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Invitation: Keynote Address on Diversity by Alice Pung

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The Australian Human Rights Commission invite you to the Annual Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture, delivered by writer Alice Pung on the theme, Embracing Cultural Diversity in Australia.

Register here...

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Careers at The Bar Lawyers Working with Disability

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Inclusion and Diversity

Practising as a barrister is intellectually engaging, endlessly varied, meaningful and valuable work. Life at the Bar offers a very different way to work than found in most...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 12 October 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.

Members are advised that, although the Bar...

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Tomorrow: The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration: Toby Landau QC

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Webinar - Wednesday 13 October 2021

A Taskforce created within the ICC’s Commission on Arbitration and ADR prepared a report on The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration.... Read more >

Future of Law and Innovation in Profession (FLIP) Conference 2021 – Wednesday 13 October

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The FLIP Conference aims to empower legal professionals in the face of continuous change and technological innovation. Delivering 10+ CPD, 15+ sessions and 50+ speakers, live online and on-demand,...

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NSW Council for Civil Liberties Annual Fundraiser

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NSW Council for Civil Liberties Annual Fundraiser will be held virtually this year.

Keynote speaker Dr Ann Aly, academic and Federal Member for Cowan, will discuss international parental child...

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Australian Academy of Law Event - Issues Arising from the Operation of Intermediate Courts of Appeal (Civil)

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The Australian Academy of Law, will be holding a free event, online and in person (limited) as follows:

Date: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Time: 4.30pm – 6.00pm (AEST)/5.30 – 7.00pm (AEDST)

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Bar News Autumn - Cover Quiz Winner

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The Autumn Bar News Cover was a quiz, containing pictorial clues to 19 cases. Carl Young of Crown Prosecutor's Chambers successfully identified 15 and wins the prize for the best response. The...

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Amendment to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules - Amendment to Rule 4.2 and UCPR form 80

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On 5 October 2021, the Uniform Rules Committee approved Amendment No 98 to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules and an amendment to form 80.

Amendment No 98:

The amendment is to rule 4.2 – Documents...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 11 October 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 announcement from the...

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Announcement from the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia regarding arrangements in New South Wales commencing 11 October 2021

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The Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, the Hon James Allsop AO has written to the President regarding arrangements for the Federal Court in the light of the relaxation of restrictions...

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Future of Law and Innovation in Profession (FLIP) Conference 2021 – Wednesday 13 October

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The FLIP Conference aims to empower legal professionals in the face of continuous change and technological innovation. Delivering 10+ CPD, 15+ sessions and 50+ speakers, live online and on-demand,...

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Law Council reaffirms its opposition to the death penalty

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To mark World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October 2021), the Law Council of Australia has released its revised Policy Statement on the Death Penalty and reaffirmed its absolute opposition to...

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Get ready for the Dog Day Out!

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Wellbeing

As readers of Bar News will know by now, dog ownership improves both cardiovascular and mental health. Mindful of that fact, Michelle Painter SC of the Wellbeing Committee is organising a...

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Trust Your Gut: Your Microbiome

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Wellbeing

The human microbiome may be the most important feature of your body that you've never heard of. That's why, on Thursday, 4 November 2021 at 5.15pm the Wellbeing Committee will host 'Trust...

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Legal Services Council - September newsletter

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The Legal Services Council September newsletter is available here.

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The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration: Toby Landau QC

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Webinar - Wednesday 13 October 2021

A Taskforce created within the ICC’s Commission on Arbitration and ADR prepared a report on The Accuracy of Fact Witness Memory in International Arbitration.... Read more >

Future of Law and Innovation in Profession (FLIP) Conference 2021 – Wednesday 13 October

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The FLIP Conference aims to empower legal professionals in the face of continuous change and technological innovation. Delivering 10+ CPD, 15+ sessions and 50+ speakers, live online and on-demand,...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 8 October 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 announcement from the...

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Statement from the Chief Justice regarding recommencement of limited number of live hearings in the Supreme Court of NSW

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The Chief Justice has today issued an announcement regarding the recommencement of a limited number of live hearings in the Supreme Court of NSW from Monday 18 October 2021.

The full statement is...

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Bar News Winter 2021

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The latest edition of Bar News, a Special Edition on Wellbeing is now available online.

We welcome contributions for the Summer 2021 edition, due for publication in December. Please email your...

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Careers at The Bar Lawyers Working with Disability

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Inclusion and Diversity

Practising as a barrister is intellectually engaging, endlessly varied, meaningful and valuable work. Life at the Bar offers a very different way to work than found in most...

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