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2024 Bench & Bar Dinner - Waitlist Only

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Members are advised that the Bench & Bar Dinner has provisionally sold out for 2024. If you wish to register for the waitlist, please visit the dedicated ticketing website. If additional tickets...

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Member Advantage Offer

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Sponsored Article

The Bar Association has a partnership with Member Advantage, a leading provider of benefits programs. Bar Association membership entitles you to special savings on shopping,...

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Toongabbie Legal Centre CLE Seminars

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The Toongabbie Legal Centre are holding numerous seminars in March 2024 at the ACU Campus, Blacktown and Barangaroo.

Further details are available here.

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ICAC and LECC – current issues and expectations of counsel

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In-person – Thursday, 21 March 2024

In this seminar, the Chief Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (the Hon John Hatzistergos AM) and the Chief Commissioner of the Law...

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Tickets on sale tomorrow: 2024 Bench & Bar Dinner

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The President and the Bar Council have the pleasure of inviting all members of the New South Wales Bar Association to the 2024 Bench & Bar Dinner. The dinner will take place Friday, 10 May 2024, in...

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Tomorrow: New Barristers Committee Coffee Catch Up

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Wellbeing

The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is next Thursday, 29 February 2024, at 9.00am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. Our guests are Perry Herzfeld SC (Eleven Wentworth) and...

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Room for Sale in Five Selborne Chambers

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Practice Support

A large room, suitable for a Silk or senior junior, is for sale on 5 Selborne.

The room, which is 1.5x standard size (4,500 shares in Counsel's Chambers Ltd), has a Phillip Street...

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Upcoming Bar Bushwalks

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Wellbeing

The first Bushwalk of the year will take place on Sunday, 24 March 2024. The walk will be in the Royal National Park from Waterfall Train Station to Sutherland Train Station via Audley...

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EOI: NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal

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Recruitment

The NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal is calling for Expressions of Interest from lawyers and judicial officers who wish to be appointed as the Full Time Deputy President for the...

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Tonight: The importance of promoting speaking roles in court for junior barristers and how this can be achieved by addressing unconscious bias

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In person - Wednesday, 28 February 2024

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to invite the Bar to attend a CPD seminar on promoting speaking roles for junior counsel, which will be held...

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Save the Date: Remembering the Hon. Andrew Rogers AO KC

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A function honouring the Hon. Andrew Rogers AO KC will be held on Wednesday, 10 April 2024 from 5.30pm in the Supreme Court of NSW in Banco Court.

The event will be chaired by the Hon Justice D...

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Toongabbie Legal Centre Criminal Law CLE Seminar

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The Toongabbie Legal Centre are holding the Criminal Law CLE Seminar on 9 March 2024 at the ACU Campus, Blacktown from 8.00am.

Further details are available here.

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2024 Flu Vaccinations

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Wellbeing

As autumn rolls around so does flu season, courts become a pool of coughing people. The Wellbeing Committee has taken charge and ensure that all members are protected by offering the 2024...

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International Women's Day

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On Friday, 8 March 2024, the Bar Association extends an invitation to Members of the Bar Association to join in the celebration of International Women's Day in the Bar Association’s Common Room...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in of Megan Heywood to Local Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Megan Heywood as a Magistrate of the Local Court of NSW will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday, 28...

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Tonight: Bar Knitters

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Wellbeing

The next meeting of the Bar Knitting club will be held on Tuesday, 27 February 2024 from 5.30pm in the Conference room at Level 22 Chambers.

Light refreshments will be served. All are...

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Michael Joseph Williams KC (1939-2024)

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Vale & Funeral Notice

Michael Williams KC, formerly a Judge of the District Court of NSW, passed away peacefully at midnight last Friday night with his family by his side. Michael was called to the...

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NSW Regional Women Lawyers: 1 Day Conference

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The NSW Regional Women Lawyers are holding a one-day conference in Armidale on 1 March 2024.

For more information, please click here.

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Bicentenary of the Supreme Court Events

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The Bicentenary of the Supreme Court will be celebrated in a number of ways throughout the year:

Book and Gallery launch – Wednesday, 3 April 2024

A 450-page illustrated history of the Supreme...

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Ernest (Ernie) Schmatt AM PSM (1948-2024)

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Vale

The Honourable Andrew Bell, Chief Justice of New South Wales, has issued a condolence message which is available here.

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Tomorrow: Swearing in of Sean Hughes to Local Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

A Full Bench ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Sean Hughes as a Magistrate of the Local Court of NSW will be held in courtroom 5.2 of the Downing Centre Local Court on Tuesday, 27...

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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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EOI: Appointment of a President and Deputy Presidents for Industrial Court of NSW

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The NSW Minister for Industrial Relations and NSW Attorney General have issued a media release noting that expressions of interest have opened for the appointment of a President and Deputy Presidents...

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Special Leave Applications on a grant of Legal Aid

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Online – Monday, 18 March 2024

Join speakers Tim Game SC, Stephen Odgers SC and Georgia Huxley and chair Sharyn Hall SC.

This seminar will address the process of a special leave application to...

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