Inbrief

Tonight: Bar Knitting Club

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Wellbeing

The Bar Knitting Club will meet today Tuesday, 31 May 2022 at 5.30pm in the Level 22 Chambers.

Happy knitting everyone.

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2022 AIAL National Lecture Series, Lecture 1

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In 2022, the Australian Institute of Administrative Law will hold a series of National Administrative Law Lectures broadly around the theme of the future of administrative law. The first lecture in...

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Special directions for consent in sexual assault trials

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The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Consent Reforms) Act 2021 commences on 1 June 2022. Changes to the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 affect certain sexual assault trials commencing from that...

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ICAC to hold forum on pork barrelling

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The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) will hold a forum on Friday, 3 June 2022 to examine the practice of pork barrelling, including whether it is lawful and ethical, and whether...

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Have you got your practicing certificate renewed? Get a quote online for Barristers Insurance today

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Have you got your practicing certificate renewed? Get a quote online for Barristers Insurance today

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Welcome Ceremony for Justice Raper

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Appointments

A ceremonial sitting of a Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia will be held to welcome the Honourable Justice Elizabeth Raper as judge of the Federal Court of Australia. The...

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Tomorrow: Preparation for Mediation: What Your Client and You Must Know

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Webinar - Wednesday, 1 June 2022

The ADR Committee are delighted to host the first in a series of 'fireside chats' on Wednesday, 1 June 2022 via Zoom. This 'fireside chat' session will feature guest...

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Advocacy Workshop

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The Toongabbie Legal Centre is holding an Advocacy Workshop over two Saturday's, 18 and 25 June 2022 at the Downing Centre. Participants will be taught by experienced judges, magistrates and...

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2021 Local Court Annual Review

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The 2021 Local Court Annual Review is now available here.

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2022-23 Practising Certificate Renewals Late Fee from 7 June

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Information regarding online renewals

The period for renewals is open and will run until 30 June 2022. A reminder that the late fee will be applicable from 7 June 2022, which is nearly a week away.... Read more >

2022/2023 Committee Membership

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Correction

Today's InBrief article, in which we announced the opening of applications for appointment to the Bar Association’s Committees for 2022/2023 contained a broken hyperlink. The correct...

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Request for barristers to judge the Senior Mooting Competition at UNSW

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Mooting

The Allens Linklaters Senior Mooting Competition is open to law students in their third year or above at UNSW. The Competition Directors are requesting the assistance of barristers to...

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Media Release - NSW Bar Association on the first Indigenous Supreme Court Judge a cause for celebration and reflection

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The President of the New South Wales Bar Association, Gabrielle Bashir SC has issued a media release today applauding the appointment of Lincoln Crowley QC, the first Australian First Nations Supreme...

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Update to District Court's Readiness Hearing Case Management Forms

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The District Court has updated the Readiness Hearing Case Management Forms in light of new consent laws, which come into effect on 1 June 2022.

Please click on each link for the Defence Case...

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President's Message

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It is an honour and privilege to serve as the president of the NSW Bar. I am extremely grateful to the bar and bench for the cascade of messages I have received over the last two weeks. On behalf of...

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Fiat Justitia Lecture Webinar - 7 June 2022

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The Fiat Justitia Lecture will be held on Tuesday, 7 June 2022 at 6.00pm.

The speaker, The Hon Justice Sarah Derrington, will speak on the topic "Without Fear or Favour" and will explore whether the...

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Staying Well in the Law with Aboriginal Law: A fireside chat with Paul Callaghan

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On 8 June 2022, the Law Society of NSW is hosting a special breakfast to mark the first in-person Staying Well in the Law event. In this fireside chat, President Joanne van der Plaat and Paul...

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Have you got your practicing certificate renewed? Get a quote online for Barristers Insurance today

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NSWBA Flood Appeal Recital

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Philanthropy

Earlier this year floods devastated the northern regions of New South Wales and Queensland. The areas are currently rebuilding towns, roads and livelihoods. To show the support of the...

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2022-23 Practising Certificate Renewals are open

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Information regarding online renewals

The period for renewals is open and will run until 30 June 2022. A reminder that the late fee will be applicable from 7 June 2022, which is less than two weeks...

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Postponed: The Francis Forbes Society History Tutorial

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Unfortunately, this evening’s legal history tutorial, the Mason Court has been POSTPONED. A date for the replacement of this tutorial will be released as soon as possible.

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UNCCA Seventh Annual May Seminar 2022

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The UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia (UNCCA) is holding its annual May Seminar dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency and its...

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CLA Annual June Judge Series

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The Commercial Law Association will hold its annual June Judges Series from 1.00-2.00pm on 10, 17 & 24 June at the NSW State Library. Hear the former chief justice, the Hon Tom Bathurst AC QC speak...

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Let's talk about Word

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Innovation & Technology

Do you mourn the passing of WordPerfect? Did you switch to Pages instead? Since its launch nearly 40 years ago, Microsoft Word has become more complex and is now packed with...

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