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Inbrief

COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 3 December

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Queen's Square Chambers - Rooms Now Available

Queen's Square Chambers is a boutique set of chambers for barristers, mediators and arbitrators in the heart of the legal precinct in an inspiring heritage setting being immediately adjacent to the...

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Join the Bar Running Group

Wellbeing

In the lead-up to the end of law term, the Wellbeing Committee is trialling a summer series of short runs (max. 30 mins) on Thursday afternoons, departing from the fountain at the top of...

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The 37th Great Bar Boat Race

Entry Form and racing pennants now available

The 37th Great Bar Boat Race will be held on Monday, 21 December 2020. A Notice of Race and entry form may be obtained here. Racing pennants are...

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Permanent or casual childcare in the city

Member services and benefits

The New South Wales Bar Association's Family Care Program can provide casual childcare in Guardian Early Learning's Bligh St and Phillip Street centres at short notice...

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Tomorrow - Beyond Brewster: Recent Developments in Class Actions

Webinar - Thursday 3 December

The Commercial Law Section presents a specialist panel discussing recent trends in the funding, conduct and settlement of class actions following the High Court’s...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 2 December

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes a new President's Message...

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Volunteers available to assist Court Users on International Day for People with Disability

This Thursday 3 December is International Day for People with Disability. It is an opportunity to join together to support people with disability and raise awareness of the importance of creating a...

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Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2020

The Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards are dedicated to recognising the outstanding women shaping and influencing the legal profession, acknowledging executives, barristers, academics, pro bono,...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 1 December

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Vale Colin John McPherson (1952-2020)

Colin McPherson, retired barrister and Crown Prosecutor, passed away on Monday 30 November 2020. The funeral service will be held in the chapel at Parkview Funeral Home, Ballina, at 2pm on Tuesday 8...

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Employment opportunities - Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ACT)

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ACT) has advertised a a number of positions at Prosecutor Grade 3 and Grade 4 levels. Applications close on 11 December 2020.

Further information...

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Personal Injury Commission

Webinar - Thursday 10 December

A new Personal Injury Commission (PIC) will be established in NSW on 1 March 2021. The PIC is a single, independent tribunal for injured people claiming against the...

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SAVE THE DATES: CPD CONFERENCE DATES 2021

2021 CPD Conference Series

The Bar Association's CPD conference program for 2021 will be released shortly. In the meantime members may wish to note the dates and venues:

• Saturday 20 February...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 30 November

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Information gathering in Courthouses to assist with contact tracing - QR Codes

Courts and Tribunal Services NSW has advised the New South Wales Bar Association that Courts across the state continue to take all reasonable steps and precautions to minimise the risk of...

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Joint Media Release: Family Court merger ‘undesirable’ for families, former Family Court Chief Justices say

A coalition comprising the Law Council of Australia, Community Legal Centres Australia, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, Women's Legal Services Australia and two former...

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Bench & Bar Tennis Day 2020

The annual Bench & Bar Tennis Day will be held on Tuesday 15 December 2020 from 9am. Due to COVID-19 restrictions there are only 16 spots available this year.

As always, registrations will be done...

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Online book launch - The Tuning Cymbal – Selected Papers and Speeches of the Hon Robert French AC

Members are warmly invited to register for the online book launch of "The Tuning Cymbal – Selected Papers and Speeches of the Hon Robert French AC" to be held by the Australian Academy of Law on...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 27 November

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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New online hearings lists for the Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division and Occupational Division of NCAT

From Monday 30 November 2020, new searchable online hearing lists for NCAT’s Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division and Occupational Division will be available from the NCAT website. The new...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 26 November

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Land and Environment Court Vacation 2020-2021

The Land and Environment Court has announced details regarding the Court vacation over the Christmas/New Year period. The Judges' fixed vacation begins on 21 December 2020 and the first day of term...

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SAVE THE DATES: CPD CONFERENCE DATES 2021

2021 CPD Conference Series

The Bar Association's CPD conference program for 2021 will be released shortly. In the meantime members may wish to note the dates and venues:

• Saturday 20 February...

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Federal Court of Australia Practice Information Note APP 1: Case Management of Full Court and Appellate Matters

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia Hon J L B Allsop AO has advised that Practice Information Note APP 1: Case Management of Full Court and Appellate Matters is now available on the...

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