Inbrief

Probate and Family Provision List Judges

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The Chief Judge in Equity wishes to inform members that with effect from 1 July 2024, the Probate List Judge will be Justice Lindsay, and the Family Provision List Judge will be Justice Meek.

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Cybersecurity Guidelines for Barristers

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The Bar Association has issued Cybersecurity Guidelines which are available here.

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Not received your practising certificate for 2024/2025?

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If the Bar Association has received a valid application to renew your practising certificate but will not be able to determine it before 1 July 2024, you will receive a letter from the Bar...

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Practising Certificate Renewals Closing

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All applications for renewal of practising certificates must be received by Sunday, 30 June 2024. If you are intending to renew, please lodge your application as soon as possible via the link sent to...

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President's Message

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The Association has today published Cybersecurity Guidelines for barristers. The initiative recognises that cyberattacks are one of the most pressing risks we confront in the 21st century.

The...

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Practising Certificate Renewals-Time is Running Out

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If you have not yet submitted your application to renew your practising certificate and are intending to continue to practice in 2024/2025, please submit your application as soon as possible.

If you...

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Rescheduled - Experts: Conclaves and Cocurrent Evidence CPD

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This CPD which was scheduled for 02 July 2024 has been rescheduled and will be rescheduled to a later date. Members will be notified via InBrief.

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Rescheduled - Practical Brand Building Ideas for Barristers CPD

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This CPD which was scheduled for 9 July 2024 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled to a later date. Members will be notified via InBrief.

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Tonight: The Position of Executors Before Grant

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In Person - Thursday, 27 June 2024

Please note, this CPD was advertised earlier in the year for a different date that unfortunately did not go ahead. The old registration link has been disregarded -...

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Certificate of Currency- PC Renewals

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If you have not yet received your practising certificate for 2024/2025 and you have your Professional Indemnity Insurance in place, please send your Certificate of Currency to...

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Experts: Conclaves and Concurrent Evidence

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In-person - Tuesday, 02 July

Join speakers Maria Gerace SC and Bede Kelleher SC to discuss strategies and techniques to assist in the effective examination and cross- examination of the expert...

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Professional Indemnity Insurance information available on website

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The Bar Association website contains the four approved Professional Indemnity Insurance policies for the 2024/25 practising year and a table comparing rule 79 for members to easily compare the four...

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Conditions Attached to Your Practising Certificate

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Certification has received a number of enquiries regarding conditions attached to barristers practising certificates.

The format of the practising certificate has not changed from previous years....

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Court of Appeals Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The Court of Appeal has released their Decisions of Interest Bulletin here.

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Tonight: Commissioner of the National Anti-Corruption Commission addresses the NSW Bar

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In Person - Wednesday, 26 June 2024

The NSW Bar Association’s Inquests and Inquiries Committee is pleased to invite you to attend a seminar presented by the Hon Paul Brereton AM RFD SC,...

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Tonight: The powers and functions of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Guardianship Division) and the role of NSW Barristers at hearings

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In person - Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Anne Britton, Deputy President of NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) and Head of the NCAT (Guardianship Division) will discuss the role of Barristers at...

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Tonight: Bar Knitting Group

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Wellbeing

The next meeting of the Bar Knitting Group will be held on Tuesday 25 June 2024 from 5:30 pm in the Conference Room of Level 22 Chambers. Light refreshments will be served. All...

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New Barristers Committee Coffee Catch Up - 25 June

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The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is on Tuesday, 25 June 2024 at 9:30am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. Our guests are Hamish Bevan SC of Nigel Bowen Chambers and Sebastian...

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Practising Certificate Renewals BPAY and Direct Debit Cut-Off (Sunday, 23 June 2024)

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All applications for renewal of practising certificates must be received by 30 June 2024. As 30 June falls on a Sunday this year, the Bar Association would be grateful if all applications could be...

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Practical Brand Building Ideas for Barristers

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In person - Tuesday, 9 July 2024

In this fast-paced session Sue-Ella Prodonovich of Prodonovich Advisory and Sarah Waley of Ideas in Practice will share twelve marketing ideas to assist barristers...

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Public Interest Advocacy Centre changing to Justice and Equity Centre on July 1

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From Monday 1 July, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is changing its name to the Justice and Equity Centre to reflect its work on addressing unfairness and inequality.

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The Hon. Paul Leon Stein AM KC (1939-2024)

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Vale Notice

Paul Stein AM KC passed away on Saturday, 22 June 2024.

He was a former Judge of the NSW Court of Appeal and other jurisdictions and a founding member of Frederick Jordan Chambers. He...

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Jane Needham SC appointed to Federal Court

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Appointment

The Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has announced the appointment of Jane Needham SC as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

Click here for more information.

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