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Flooding in Northern NSW

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Practice support

Members are advised that counsel in the Northern Rivers region of NSW are experiencing problems sending and receiving emails, phone calls and text messages due to the developing...

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Bar News on AustLII

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Practice support

After a four year hiatus, Bar News updates on Austlii have resumed and the Bar's journal joins other valuable resources for Australian legal research. AustLII contains a full...

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Case managing your practice by channelling your own inner Judge

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Session 3 - Wednesday, 2 March 2022

On Wednesday, 2 March 2022, barristers Anne Horvath SC and Hayley Bennett, and Software engineer James Broe will host session three of the Practice Management –...

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Last chance to register 2022 Sydney CPD Conference

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Online Registrations Extended

Registrations for ONLINE attendance at the Sydney Conference have been extended till COB tomorrow. A very limited number of in-person tickets are also available on a...

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Tomorrow: The Benefits of Judging Moots

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Webinar - Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Do you remember mooting at university? If you do, keep reading because on Tuesday, 1 March 2022 at 5:15pm the Wellbeing Committee will host a CPD webinar on...

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Local Court closures due to a major weather event

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Practice support: COVID-19

Due to a major weather event, Ballina, Lismore, Maclean and Byron Local Courts are closed today, 28 February 2022. All matters will be adjourned. Please contact the NSW...

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Chief Magistrate's Memorandum No. 27A - COVID-19

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Practice support: COVID-19

The Local Court of NSW has published Chief Magistrate's Memorandum No.27A - COVID-19. The memorandum takes effect on 28 February 2022. Learn more here.

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Joanna Elisabeth Knight (1985-2022)

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Vale

Joanna (Jo) Knight passed away on Sunday, 13 February 2022. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, 5 March 2022 at 11.00am at the Macquarie Park Cemetery.

Her family has asked for...

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Joanna Elisabeth Knight (1985-2022)

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Vale

Joanna (Jo) Knight passed away on Sunday, 13 February 2022. The funeral is on Saturday, 5 March at 11.00 am at Macquarie Park Cemetery, Magnolia Chapel, Macquarie Park. More information about...

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Farewell Ceremony for the Hon TF Bathurst AC

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The farewell ceremony to mark the retirement of the Hon TF Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of NSW, will be held in the Banco Court on Monday, 28 February at 9.15am. The ceremony will be streamed live on...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Chief Justice Andrew Bell

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The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Justice Andrew Bell as Chief Justice of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Monday, 7 March 2022 at 9.15am.

For the members who would...

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Warning: suspicious emails

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Practice support

It has come to the attention of the Bar Association that some members have received an email, which purports to be from Michael McHugh SC, asking for their assistance.

This is a...

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Tonight: The Administrative Trappings of Barristers

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Safe Place tonight

At this time of the year, a lot of barristers are busy satisfying their CPD requirements and submitting their tax as deadlines loom at end of March.

Practical and efficient...

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Farewell Ceremony for JUSTICE MCCALLUM

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Streaming Link

Please click here to access the streaming link for the Justice McCallum farewell ceremony beginning at 9:15am today.

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Commercial Law Association Upcoming Events

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March Lunchtime Seminars

The Commercial Law Association has a variety of quick and informative seminars on the following dates:

  • On 4 March 2022, Robert Angyal SC will discuss ‘The ethical...
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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court

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Practice support: COVID-19

The New South Wales Bar Association’s publication, COVID-19: Information for Attending Court was updated on 24 February 2022 with an announcement from the Supreme Court...

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Walk around the Botanic Gardens every Monday at lunch time

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Wellbeing

Weather permitting, the Bar Walking Group will meet at the fountain at the top of Martin Place and Macquarie Street every Monday at 1:00pm to leave at 1:05pm for a quick lap of the Botanic...

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Law Society Mentoring

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Can you spare one hour a month to be a mentor?

The Law Society of NSW is seeking experienced barristers to participate in their new Mentoring Program for an hour, once a month, from March until...

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Update to Supreme Court COVID Protocols

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Bail List Hearings

Effective from Tuesday, 1 March 2022, Bail List hearings will proceed by way of live hearing with legal practitioners appearing in person unless the presiding judge determines...

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Room for sale in Lachlan Macquarie Chambers

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Practice support

Lachlan Macquarie Chambers has a well-appointed room for sale. The room is located on the ground floor, near all amenities and the Clerk.

The room can be purchased unfurnished...

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Commercial Law Association - Upcoming Half-day Seminar

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The Evolving Class Actions Landscape in Australia

The Commercial Law Association presents 'The Evolving Class Actions in Landscape in Australia' on Friday, 18 March 2022. The seminar will cover...

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District Court and DDT COVID-19 update

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Practice support: COVID-19

The District Court has issued an update to its COVID-related court practices, which applies to all District Court venues and the Dust Diseases Tribunal of NSW from Monday,...

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2021 Silk Donations

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Philanthropy

It is a long-standing tradition at the Bar for senior counsel appointees to donate to charities. The silks of 2021 have agreed to donate a total of $102,000, distributed between three...

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2022 Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon

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Wellbeing

The Wellbeing Committee is delighted to announce the NSW Bar's participation in the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, 15 May 2022. The race starts at...

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