Inbrief

Tomorrow: Ceremonial Sitting to Farewell the Honourable Justice Judith Rees

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Appointments

A Ceremonial Sitting of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) will be held on Wednesday, 13 December 2023 at 4.30pm in Courtroom 7C, Level 7, Lionel Bowen...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in of her Honour Justice Sarah Huggett to Supreme Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

The swearing in ceremony to mark the appointment of her Honour Judge Sarah Huggett to the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be on Tuesday, 12 December 2023 at 9.15am in Banco Court.... Read more >

Judge Huggett Appointment to Supreme Court

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General has announced that NSW District Court Judge Sarah Huggett has been appointed to the NSW Supreme Court.

Click here to read the media release.

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Professional Certificate in Arbitration 2024

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Sponsored

The University of Adelaide Law School, in partnership with the Resolution Institute, will offer the Professional Certificate in Arbitration in 2024. The online program combines...

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Hanukkah: 7-15 December 2023

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Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, commences on Thursday, 7 December this year - the 25th day of Kislev in the Jewish calendar. Hanukkah is Hebrew for “dedication”, and...

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Yoga Classes

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Wellbeing

Please note that the final class for 2023 will be Tuesday, 19 December 2023. Classes will resume at the beginning of the Law Term in 2024.

The Wellbeing Committee holds regular Tuesday...

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More action needed on raising the age of criminal responsibility

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The NSW Bar Association today issued a media release calling on the NSW Government to establish the support services required to be able to raise the age of criminal responsibility within a clear...

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Position of Associate

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The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales are inviting applications for the position of Associate to the Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW.

Please click here for more...

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Practice Note DC (Civil) No. 1C

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Practice Note DC (Civil) No. 1C (Attendance at Civil Proceedings by Audio Visual Link) commences on 29 January 2024.

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District Court Criminal Practice Note 28

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District Court Criminal Practice Note 28 (Child Sexual Offence Evidence Practice Note) commences on 29 January 2024.

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Swearing in of Miiko Kumar to District Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

A formal ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Miiko Kumar to the District Court of NSW will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Monday, 4 December 2023 at 9.00am.

No...

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Deputy Senior Public Defender

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Recruitment

The NSW Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for a Deputy Senior Public Defender position under the Public Defenders Act 1995. The position will be based in...

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Have you moved or changed any of your contact details recently?

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Clause 61 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Regulation 2015 requires a barrister to notify the Bar Association, in writing, of any change in the particulars relating to the barrister...

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World AIDS Day

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Each year, on 1 December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. The purpose of World AIDS Day is to show support for those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, raise awareness about prevention,...

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Tonight: GayBar 2023 end of term summer gathering

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Sharyn Hall SC and Mark Seymour SC invite members to toast the end of term at Avenue on Chifley on Friday, 1 December 2023 starting at 5.30pm.

Whether you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual,...

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Positive Duty: Supporting safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces

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The Australian Human Rights Commission is hosting a webinar on the positive duty, its approach to regulation, and compliance on Tuesday, 12 December 2023 from 12.00pm.

For more information, please...

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Kevin Peter Coorey (1941-2023)

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Vale and Funeral Notice

Kevin Coorey, formerly of Forbes Chambers, has passed away. Kevin was called to the Bar in 1979 and appointed as a Judge of the District Court of NSW in 1999 where he...

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Latest Court of Appeal Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The NSW Court of Appeal has published its latest Decisions of Interest Bulletin. Click here for more information.

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Tomorrow: New Barristers Committee coffee catch up

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The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is tomorrow Thursday, 30 November 2023 at 8.30am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. The guests are Chris Wood SC of 13 Wentworth and Jamie Darams SC of...

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Tomorrow: Annual Bench & Bar v Solicitors Chess Match

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The 30th Annual Bench & Bar v Solicitors chess match will be held on Thursday, 30 November 2023. Any chess enthusiasts amongst the Bar or Judiciary are invited to participate in this annual event.

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Tonight: Introduction to Arbitration – Part 2: Advocacy and Courts

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In-person - Wednesday, 29 November 2023

The second part of the two-part CPD series on arbitration hosted by the International Committee and the New Barristers Committee.

Session 2 will be held at...

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NSW Sheriff Office Bicentennial Gala Dinner

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In 2024 the NSW Sheriff’s Office will be celebrating 200 years of service to the state of New South Wales. To celebrate this milestone, a Bicentennial Gala Dinner will be held to allow staff...

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Malcolm Bruce Oakes SC (1949-2023)

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Funeral Arrangements for Malcolm Oakes SC

A funeral will be held for Malcolm Oakes at 11.00am on Friday, 1 December 2023 at Christ Church St Laurence, 812 George Street, Haymarket. The family have...

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