Inbrief

Bench & Bar Tennis Day 2022

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Wellbeing

The annual Bench & Bar Tennis day will be held on Wednesday 21 December 2019 from 9.30am at Elanora Country Club.

As always, registrations will be done on a first come, first served...

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Bar Association Library & Reception operating hours tomorrow

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The Bar Reception and Library will only be open for limited hours this coming Wednesday, 7 December 2022. The opening hours for the Bar Library will be 8.30am to 10.00am and then 11.00am to 12.15pm....

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Room For Licence in Lachlan Macquarie Chambers

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Practice Support

Lachlan Macquarie Chambers is situated in the hub of the busy Parramatta Legal Precinct in the geographical centre of Sydney, with Courts exercising state jurisdiction in the Local...

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Commencement of Law Term Services

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The Schedule of Commencement Services for the 2023 Law Term is available here.

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Caroline Anne Needham SC (1952-2022)

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Vale

Caroline Needham SC, former barrister at 13th Floor St James Hall, died on Sunday, 4 December 2022. Caroline was called to the New South Wales Bar in December 1980 and appointed Senior Counsel...

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Message from NSW Legal Services Commissioner

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End of Year Celebrations and Personal Conduct

As many of us come together to celebrate the end of the year in person it is a good opportunity to socialise again after some years of restrictions....

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Expressions Of Interest – New Bar Practice Course Director close tonight

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The NSW Bar Association is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Bar Practice Course Director.

For more information, please click here. Expressions of Interest will remain open until...

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Tomorrow: Aboriginal Children's Service Christmas Drive 2022

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Wellbeing

The Aboriginal Children's Service has a christmas drive that will be collecting for children aged between 0-15 years, Elders and food hampers for families. Please click here for more...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3 December 2022

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Tomorrow is the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. The theme for 2022 is “Transformative solutions for inclusive...

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Bench & Bar v Solicitors Golf Day

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Wellbeing

The annual Bench & Bar v Solicitors Golf Day returns to Manly Golf Club on Thursday, 19 January 2023.

Tee off is at 1.00pm followed by a two course dinner (at around 6.00 pm). The cost...

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NCAT Christmas and New Year 2022-23 holiday arrangements

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The following arrangements will apply at NCAT over the 2022-23 Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Hearings

The last hearing day in 2022 for all NCAT Divisions is 23 December 2022.

NCAT will...

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Memorial for Alexander (Sandy) Tamerlane Sinclair Dawson SC

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Memorial Notice

A memorial to celebrate and honour the life of Sandy Dawson SC will be held on Saturday, 10 December 2022 at 3.00pm at Cranbrook School, Bellevue Hill (Vicars Centenary Building)....

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10th John Lehane Memorial Lecture

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On Wednesday, 7 December 2022 Justice Mark Leeming will speak on the topic 'Trusts and trustees – their successes and successors' in Banco Court at 5.15pm. This event is hosted by Allens and does...

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Tomorrow: Should Environmental Crime Be Prosecuted in a Specialist Environmental Court?

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In-Person Seminar – Thursday, 1 December 2022

Join the Climate Change Panel tomorrow Thursday, 1 December 2022 at 5.00pm for a live debate between Tim Game SC and Georgina Wright SC on...

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Aboriginal Children's Service Christmas Drive 2022

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Wellbeing

The Aboriginal Children's Service has a christmas drive that will be collecting for children aged between 0-15 years, Elders and food hampers for families. Please click here for more...

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Sandy Dawson SC Obituary

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An obituary for Sandy Dawson SC has been published in today's Sydney Morning Herald. Click here for the obituary

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Latest NSWCA Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The latest edition of the Court of Appeal's Decisions of Interest Bulletin is now available here.

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New Barristers Committee Coffee Catchup

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The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is Monday, 5 December 2022 at 11.00am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. Our special guests are David Rayment SC and Michael Rennie (both of 6 St James...

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Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law Awards

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The Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law Awards were held last Thursday and the Barrister of the Year Award went to Carmel Lee of Greenway Chambers.

The full list of award winners and finalists can be...

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World AIDS Day

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Every year on December 1st, we celebrate World AIDS day. This day is an opportunity to support those involved in the fight against HIV and to improve understanding of HIV as a global public health...

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Kate Eastman AM SC honoured for her commitment to human rights

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Media Release

The Law Council of Australia has recognised Kate Eastman AM SC for her commitment to addressing and preventing human rights injustices with the 2022 President's Award. Click here for...

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Short Term Licenses Available at Denman Chambers

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Denman Chambers has rooms available for licence on a harmonious and well-located floor with leading practitioners in Work Health and Safety and Employment Law. Floor members also practice in a range...

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Message from the Chief Justice of New South Wales

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The Honourable Chief Justice A. S. Bell has released a condolence message on the passing of Sandy Dawson SC. Please click here to read the message.

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President's Message

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Tribute to Sandy Dawson SC

It is with a very heavy heart that I inform the profession of the devastating loss of our dear colleague Sandy Dawson SC (Alexander (Sandy) Tamerlane Sinclair Dawson SC)....

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