Inbrief

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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Tomorrow: 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

Tomorrow, 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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Tonight: Negotiation

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Webinar - Monday, 27 June 2022

Tonight, Monday 27 June 2022 at 5pm, the NSW Bar Association's ADR Committee are delighted to host the Honourable Michael McHugh AC QC speaking on the topic of...

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Tomorrow: Forbes Society – change re Lecture Tuesday 28 June 2022

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Change of Lecture for Tuesday, 28 June 2022: The 2022 Forbes Lecture to be given by Dr Susan Bartie (University of Tasmania), Legal Life Histories and the Creation of Legal Fields, has been postponed...

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ATO Legal Professional Privilege Protocol

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The Law Council of Australia has issued a media release regarding the release of the ATO legal professional privilege protocol.

Click here to read the media release.

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Deputy Senior Public Defender Appointment

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Appointments

The Public Defenders have announced the appointment of Troy Anderson SC as a Deputy Senior Public Defender who commenced on Monday, 20 June 2022.

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New Chief Commissioner and Commissioners recommended for appointment to ICAC

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Premier Dominic Perrottet has notified the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption of the proposed appointment of a new Chief Commissioner, former District...

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New anti-corruption and police oversight inspectors (NSW)

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NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman has announced the appointment of Gail Furness SC as the Inspector of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and Bruce McClintock SC as the Inspector...

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Bar FC loses 2 to nil

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On a crisp sunny winter’s afternoon today saw Bar FC take on Schroders FC. Both teams were equal on the table prior to the match.

Bar FC came out playing strongly for the first 15 minutes and had...

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NSW Supreme Court Appointments

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Appointments

The Attorney General has announced that her Honour District Court Judge Dina Yehia SC and Dr Nicholas Chen SC have been appointed as judges of the Supreme Court of NSW.

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Media Release: CDO regime should not be extended

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The Law Council of Australia have issued a media release about the continuing detention orders regime.

To read the media release, click here.

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Room for Sale in 13th Floor St James Hall Chambers

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Practice Support

A room has become available for sale on 13th Floor St James Hall Chambers. The room is fitted out with quality shelving and a robing cupboard and would suit a junior or senior...

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Tonight: Q&A sessions with Magistrates: Local Court Civil Jurisdiction

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Webinar - Thursday, 23 June 2022

The New Barristers Committee will host a series of Zoom Q&A sessions with Magistrates. The Q&A sessions are designed to allow junior barristers (particularly those...

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Tonight: Arthur Moses SC and Shane Prince SC raising money for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout

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Philanthropy

Arthur Moses SC and Shane Prince SC are both participating in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout tonight Thursday, 23 June 2022. The event is to raise funds for projects relating to the homeless...

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Media Release - Hasty bail reforms may worsen delays in our courts

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The President of the New South Wales Bar Association, Gabrielle Bashir SC, has called on the NSW Government to rethink its precipitous reforms to the Bail Act.

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Media Release - Budget 2022-23: Justice and First Nations positives, but silence persists on drug diversion

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The President of the New South Wales Bar Association, Gabrielle Bashir SC and President of the Law Society of NSW, Joanne van der Plaat have issued a joint media release on the 2022-23 State Budget.... Read more >

Tomorrow: Debate: Is it time to introduce mandatory pre-litigation mediation in NSW?

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Practice Support

Join The Law Society of New South Wales and the NSW Bar Association for a joint networking event. A live moderated debate arguing the case for and against mandatory pre-litigation...

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Tomorrow: WLS NSW Barristers’ Meet and Greet

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Women Barristers Forum

Are you interested in helping women and children across NSW? Attend the Women’s Legal Service (WLS NSW) Barristers’ Meet and Greet tomorrow Thursday, 23 June 2022, 6-8pm...

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