Inbrief

Opportunity for First Nations Paralegal – Legal Assistance Referral Scheme

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Recruitment

The NSW Bar Association is offering two part-time (two days per week) opportunities for First Nations students who are within the final two years of their law degree. Members are...

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President's Message

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Welcome to the new law term, in this bicentennial year.

On Monday, I attended the Red Mass and Anglican Law Term Church Service on behalf of the Bar. Each service voiced a hope that all members of...

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Yoga

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Wellbeing

Yoga classes will resume in the Common Room from Tuesday, 13 February 2024 at 1.00pm. Classes are one hour in duration and are held on a weekly basis throughout the year.

All levels...

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Tomorrow: Swearing in ceremony for James Hmelnitsky SC

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Appointments

The swearing in ceremony to mark the appointment of James Hmelnitsky SC to the Supreme Court of New South Wales will be held on Thursday, 1 February 2024 at 9.15am in Banco Court.

All...

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Tonight: Bar Knitters

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Wellbeing

The Bar Knitting Group’s first meeting for 2024 is tonight, Tuesday, 30 January 2024 at 5.30pm.

We continue to be provided with generous accommodation by Level 22 Chambers and our...

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Crown Prosecutor

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Recruitment

The Attorney General is seeking applications from persons qualified for appointment as Crown Prosecutors under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term of up to seven years that...

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Commencement of Law Term Services

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The Schedule of Commencement Services for the 2024 Law Term is available here.

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Retirement of his Honour Justice Derek Price AO

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Media Release

The NSW Attorney General has announced that his Honour Justice Derek Price AO will retire as the Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW and President of the Dust Diseases Tribunal...

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Room for Sale in Lachlan Macquarie Chambers

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Practice Support

Spacious ground floor room for sale in Lachlan Macquarie Chambers. Close to all amenities. Fully furnished including library, book shelving, wardrobe and access to JIRS. Legal...

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Tomorrow: Swearing In Ceremony for Ian Pike SC

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Appointments

The swearing in ceremony to mark the appointment of Ian Pike SC to the Supreme Court of New South Wales will take place Tuesday, 30 January 2024 at 9.15am in the Banco Court.

All...

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Swearing in of David Barrow SC to District Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

A formal ceremony to mark the swearing-in of David Barrow SC to the District Court of NSW will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Monday, 12 February 2024 at 9.00am.

No...

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Two new judges appointed to NSW District Court

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Appointments

The NSW Attorney General has announced that Grant Brady SC and David Barrow SC have been appointed judges of the District Court of NSW.

Click here to read the media release.

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National Anti-Corruption Commission Appointment

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Appointments

The Commonwealth Attorney General has recommended to the Governor-General, the appointment of Ms Kylie Kilgour as a Deputy Commissioner of the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

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Mandatory Disclosure Statement

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Every barrister who holds a NSW practising certificate, is a member of the Bar Association and has approved professional indemnity insurance, is covered by the NSW Bar Association’s Professional...

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Craig Lambert and Can Too

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Wellbeing

After undergoing a double knee replacement in June, Craig Lambert is again challenging himself to swim in the Palm Beach Ocean Swim on 28 January 2024 and, if his new knees make that, then...

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Dr Andrew Michael Martin (1949-2024)

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Vale

Dr Andrew Michael Martin, called to the Bar in 1985, passed away peacefully at home in Balmain on 9 January 2024. He practiced for 39 years.

A memorial will be held on Wednesday, 24 January...

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Terence John McGill (1939-2024)

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Vale

Terence McGill, formerly of Hargrave Chambers, has passed away. Terence was called to the bar in 1986 and practiced for 38 years.

The funeral service will be private.

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Supreme Court costs assessment forms and fees

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The NSW Attorney General has released a determination increasing the rate of remuneration of costs assessors to $355.00 per hour (exclusive of GST). The increased rate will take effect for all cost...

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Position of Deputy President and Divisional Head, Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division and Occupational Division

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Recruitment

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment of Deputy President and Divisional Head, Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division and...

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Bench & Bar v Solicitors Golf Day

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Wellbeing

The annual Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day returns to Manly course on Thursday, 18 January 2024. The event will be the usual Two – ball Stableford. Shot gun start 12.30pm.

The cost...

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Bruce Thomas Stratton KC (1936-2023)

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Vale

Mr Bruce Stratton KC, formerly Head of Chambers of 11th Floor Garfield Barwick Chambers and NSW Bar Association member, passed away on 31 December 2023.

The funeral service will be private.

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