Inbrief

President's message

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The end of this month marks a period of both change and continuity at the Bar, through the renewal of Practising Certificates and the refreshment of our Committees. I would like to thank our members...

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Local Court criminal practice: Tips from the Bench

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Webinar - Thursday, 7 July 2022

The New Barristers Committee are pleased to present the second instalment in the three-part series on Local Court practice next Thursday, 7 July 2022 at 5.15 pm....

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Chief Magistrates Memorandum No. 28 – COVID-19

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Practice Support

The Chief Magistrate has released the Chief Magistrates Memorandum No. 28 and it will commence on Monday, 4 July 2022. The Local Court advises that the new memorandum has fewer...

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Sydney Central Local Court Relocation

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Practice Support

The Local Court has advised the Bar Association that from Monday, 4 July 2022, the listing calendar for Central Local Court will be transferred to the Downing Centre. Please refer...

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Committee lists for 2022/2023

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The membership lists for the Bar Association's 2022/2023 committees have now been finalised.

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AAL: The Appointment of State, Territory and Federal Judges

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The Australian Academy of Law is holding two seminars both in person and online on 7 July and 28 July 2022 focused on the appointment of judges.

For more information, please click here.

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The Hon. Barrie Clive Hungerford QC (1937-2022)

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Funeral Notice

The Memorial Service for The Hon. Barrie Hungerford Q.C. will be held on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 at 2.30pm in St. James Church, King St, Sydney. The service will be followed by a wake in...

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Barristers' Safe Place: PTSD after the last two years: has the trauma really ended?

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Wellbeing

Now that everything is “back to normal”, what does normal feel like? We have been told to get used to the “new normal” but have also been told to get back to the “old normal”.... Read more >

Mahla Pearlman Oration 2022

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The Legal Practice Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Environment and Planning Law Association of New South Wales will co-host the 10th Mahla Pearlman Oration on Wednesday, 27 July 2022...

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Administrative Appeals Tribunal - 1 July 2022 fee increases

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Application fees payable in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in respect of certain types of applications will increase on 1 July 2022.

General, Freedom of Information, Security, Taxation &...

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2022-23 Practising Certificate Renewals

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Information regarding online renewals

The period for renewals will run until midnight tonight. The late fee is now applicable. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2022.

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Bar FC victorious against AMP

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On Wednesday, 29 June 2022 Bar FC defeated AMP 1-0 in the Domain Soccer League.

With a team filled with talent, Bar FC played some wonderful football to set up the win. A well-crafted team goal was...

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2022-23 Practising Certificate Renewals

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Information regarding online renewals

The period for renewals will run until Thursday 30 June 2022, which is tomorrow. The late fee is now applicable. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June...

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Room for Sale or Licence in Frederick Jordan Chambers

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Practice Support

A large external room (21 m2) on level four of Frederick Jordan Chambers is for sale ($nil consideration) or license. 

Members of the fourth floor practice in Family Law and...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Dr Nicholas Chen SC

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Dr Nicholas Chen SC as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Monday, 11 July 2022 at 9.15am.... Read more >

Swearing in Ceremony for the Hon. Judge Dina Yehia SC

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of her Honour Judge Dina Yehia SC as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Monday, 4 July 2022...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital: Ticket sales close tomorrow

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6:00pm in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring international pianist Alexey Koltakov and our own...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital: Ticket sales close tomorrow

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6:00pm in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring international pianist Alexey Koltakov and our own...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital: Ticket sales close tomorrow

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6:00pm in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring international pianist Alexey Koltakov and our own...

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital: Ticket sales close tomorrow

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Philanthropy

The NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 6:00pm in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring international pianist Alexey Koltakov and our own...

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Tonight: What does climate science tell us, and what does this mean for litigation in New South Wales

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Webinar - Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Tonight, Tuesday, 28 June 2022, at 5.15 pm, the NSW Bar Associations Climate Change Law Panel are delighted to host a CPD seminar titled ‘What does climate science...

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Admiralty and Maritime Seminar

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Practice Support

The Federal Court is holding a seminar on the 'Recent Developments in Admiralty: here and abroad' with Justice Sarah Derrington AM and Justice Stewart chaired by Justice Rares on...

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Local Court of NSW Practice Note Civ 1

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Practice Support

The Local Court of New South Wales has amended Practice Note Civ 1 effective 25 June 2022.

For more information, please click here.

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IBA Report - Regulators crack down on bullying and harassment

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The International Bar Association has published two comprehensive reports designed to aid the global legal profession's ongoing efforts to address bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination. ...

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The Hon. Barrie Clive Hungerford QC (1937-2022)

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Vale

The Honourable Barrie Hungerford QC, former deputy president and judicial member of the Industrial Commission of NSW, died yesterday morning. Mr Hungerford began practising at the New South...

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