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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability Final Report Released

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The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has released its Final Report, making 222 recommendations on how to improve laws, policies, structures...

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Personal Injury Commission General Members Recruitment

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Recruitment

Applications are open for positions at the Personal Injury Commission for General Members (Sessional) in the Workers Compensation Division.

If you are interested, click here for more...

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Joint Law Courts Building re-opening

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The Supreme Court will resume sittings in the Joint Law Courts Building, Queens Square on Wednesday, 4 October 2023. Court users should continue to check the Supreme Court’s website and the Online...

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Tonight: On and off the record: Judicial review for error of law

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In-person – Thursday, 28 September 2023

Identifying an error of law is often thought to be more straightforward than identifying jurisdictional error. But how do you show an error of law? What...

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NCAT Member Recruitment

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Recruitment

Applications are open for positions at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal for part-time (sessional) General Members.

If you are interested, click here for more information.

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Nominations for 2024 Bar Council Election

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Nomination forms for the election of the 2024 Bar Council were posted on Thursday, 7 September 2023 and emailed Thursday, 14 September 2023 to all members of the Bar Association eligible to nominate...

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Tonight: Developing a specialist practice

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In-person – Wednesday, 27 September 2023

Are you considering specialising in a particular area of law, or expanding your practice? Our panel, the Hon Justice Elizabeth Raper of the Federal Court...

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Timothy David Russell (1969-2023)

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Vale

Tim Russell of Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers has passed away. Tim was called to the Bar in 2014.

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Douglas Alfred Marr (1956-2023)

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Vale

Douglas Marr has passed away. Douglas was called to the Bar in 1992 and practised for over thirty years.

His funeral will held on Thursday, 5 October 2023 at 12.00pm in Greenway Chapel, 460...

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Barristers' Clerks Conference 2023 - Friday, 20 October 2023

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The New South Wales Barristers’ Clerks Association (NSWBCA) would like to invite clerks and assistant clerks to attend the 2023 Barristers’ Clerks Conference on Friday, 20 October 2023.

The...

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International Day of Older Persons

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The International Day of Older Persons takes place each year on 1 October. The day is an opportunity to celebrate intergenerational solidarity and to draw attention to, and challenge, negative...

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Mid-Autumn Festival

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The Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as the Moon Festival) is celebrated on 29 September this year.

The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated in many Asian countries including China, Japan, Korea,...

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Tonight: Bar Knitting Group to meet

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Wellbeing

The Bar Knitting Group will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 26 September 2023 at 5.30 pm in the conference room in Level 22 Chambers.

Light refreshments will be served. All welcome!

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2023 Sir Garfield Barwick Address

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Members are invited to the 2023 Sir Garfield Barwick Address on Thursday, 5 October 2023, 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169 Castlereagh Street Sydney.

Cost of $105...

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Emergency Childcare

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To assist barristers with childcare responsibilities to manage court or other commitments when children are ill or regular care arrangements are unavailable, the Bar Association has created an...

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Rooms available for sale or licence in Edmund Barton Chambers

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Practice Support

A rare opportunity has arisen at this well established chambers of Barristers, Mediators and Arbitrators, located at a sought after location on Level 44, 25 Martin Place. 48...

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Joint Law Courts Building remains closed

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As a result of the latest damage assessment, the Law Courts Building will remain closed to the public until Friday, 29 September. A further update will be provided on Thursday, 28 September.

All...

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Tonight: Beat Burnout and Booze Before it Beats You

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Wellbeing Webinar: Online - Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Do you start feeling stressed as soon as you wake up and immediately reach for alcohol when you walk in the door after a long day? Perhaps...

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First Nations Mentoring Program expanded to early career First Nations lawyers

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We are pleased to inform members that Bar Council recently approved a revitalisation of the NSW Bar Association’s First Nations Mentoring Program, building on the strengths of the Program as it has...

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2022-2023 Equitable Briefing Policy Reports due 30 September

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A reminder to all barristers who have adopted the Equitable Briefing Policy that your 2022-2023 report is to be submitted to the Law Council of Australia by 30 September 2023.

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Current issues in forensic evidence

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In-person - Tuesday, 10 October 2023

This seminar will be chaired by Stephen Odgers SC and will consist of a short presentation from each speaker followed by panel discussion in relation to current...

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Federal Court update in relation to hearings affected by flooding in Queens Square

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Practitioners are advised in relation to hearings for the remainder of the week, that while hearings will not be proceeding in person at Queens Square, they will be proceeding either virtually or at...

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Supreme Court update in relation to hearings affected by flooding in Queens Square

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The Supreme Court of New South Wales has advised all matters listed for Wednesday to Friday this week will continue to be heard. Court rooms in Wentworth Chambers, Hospital Road, St James Road, King...

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Supreme Court update in relation to hearings affected by flooding in Queens Square

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The Supreme Court of New South Wales has advised all matters listed for Tuesday to Friday this week will continue to be heard. Court rooms in Wentworth Chambers, Hospital Road, St James Road, King...

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Federal Court update in relation to hearings affected by flooding in Queens Square

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Practitioners are advised in relation to hearings for tomorrow and the remainder of the week, that while hearings will not be proceeding in person at Queens Square, they will be proceeding either...

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