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Inbrief

COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 24 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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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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The 37th Great Bar Boat Race

Notice of Race and Entry Form 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. All enquiries should be...

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Room for Sale in Long Established Chambers

Internal room for sale in Edmund Barton Chambers, Level 44, MLC Centre.

The Chambers have been fully operational in these premises since 1979.

Three Senior Counsel and fifty barristers currently...

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Improve your wellbeing in 2021

Eat,Sleep,Move

Following the success of 'Nutrition and Healthy Eating in 2021', the Wellbeing Committee has announced details of the next three webinars in its Eat, Sleep, Move program.

  • The...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 23 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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Workers Compensation Commission e-bulletin No 111 - November 2020

The Workers Compensation Commission has published e-bulletin no 111 - November 2020, which concerns Listing Rules for the Holidays - disputes lodged from 23 November 2020 until 24 December 2020.

The...

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Law Council of Australia Media Release - Put families over politics, abandon flawed family court merger

A report by Government Senators into the Attorney-General’s flawed merger bill regrettably fails to prioritise the wellbeing of families and children, ignores credible expert input, and instead...

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Tomorrow: The Evidentiary Position of Recorded Conversations in Family Law Proceedings

Webinar - Tuesday 24 November

On Tuesday 24 November the Family Law Committee is pleased to present a webinar titled, ‘The Evidentiary Position of Recorded Conversations in Family Law Proceedings... Read more >

Privacy, Data and Surveillance

Webinar - Tuesday 1 December

Artificial intelligence (AI), already impacting our lives in many hidden ways, continues to have a significant effect upon all aspects of legal practice, creating new...

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SIRA Dispute Resolution Service - Change in remote technology for Assessment Conferences for CTP insurance disputes

From 30 November the State Insurance Regulatory Authority Dispute Resolution Service will transition all its Assessment Conferences for CTP insurance disputes from Skype to MS Teams. Training...

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Court of Appeal Decisions of Interest Bulletin

Practice support

The NSW Court of Appeal has published its latest Decisions of Interest Bulletin on the Court of Appeal website. Learn more here.

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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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Ceremonial sitting to welcome the Hon Justice Thomas Altobelli as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia

The ceremonial sitting to welcome the Hon Justice Thomas Altobelli as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia will be held at 4.15 pm next Monday 23 November and streamed from Court 7C of the...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 20 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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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 19 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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The 37th Great Bar Boat Race

Reserve the date

The 37th Great Bar Boat Race will be held on Monday, 21 December 2020. All enquiries should be addressed to Adrian Gruzman via adrian@gruzman.com.au. The Notice of Race and entry...

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WBF Virtual Meet-up: Women in Land, Environment and Planning Law

The Women Barristers Forum is hosting a virtual meet-up session for barristers practising in Land, Environment and Planning Law on Wednesday 25 November 2020 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

The virtual...

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Law Council of Australia Media Release - Let’s Talk About A Federal Human Rights Act

The Law Council of Australia believes that now is the time to reignite the conversation and calls on the Australian Government to implement a federal Human Rights Act.

Read the Law Council's media...

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Expressions of interest sought: External legal adviser to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights

Expressions of interest for the position of external legal adviser to the Parliament of Australia's Joint Committee on Human Rights, to commence in January or February 2021 for a period of one to...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 18 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 South Wales Bar Association Media Release - 'Disappointing’ NSW Budget Holds Back on Funding for Walama Court, First Nations

The 2020-21 NSW Budget is regrettably yet another missed opportunity to invest in critical aspects of justice for First Nations Peoples and address the systemic over-representation of First Nations...

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Room for sale: Second Floor Selborne Chambers

Second Floor Selborne Chambers has a comfortable three-quarter room for sale on the second floor overlooking the light well. The room is fitted out with built-in floor-to-ceiling cupboards and...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 17 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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Vale Gregory Joseph Thomas Cusack QC (1939 – 2020)

Gregory Joseph Thomas Cusack QC, a former member of the NSW Bar Association, Public Defender and member of Samuel Griffiths Chambers, passed away peacefully after a long illness, on Sunday 15...

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