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Inbrief

The National Brief #3 - from the Australian Bar Association

The third instalment of the ABA's monthly brief, the National Brief, has now been published and is available here.

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ABA Podcast #2 - 06 May 2021

In this second ABA podcast, ABA President Matthew Howard SC and Kate Eastman SC, Chair of the ABA Diversity & Inclusion Committee, speak with Rachel Doyle QC, Barrister at the Victorian Bar, about...

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Save the Date: Australian Bar Association National Conference - Re-Emerge 2021, 16 September - 18 September 2021

In the first gathering of the Australian Bar for more than 18 months, Re-emerge 2021 is your opportunity to re-engage with colleagues, reflect on having endured a momentous year, and participate in...

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Amendment to Rules 3.10 and 7.11 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules

On 3 May 2021, the Uniform Rules Committee approved Amendment No 95 to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005.

The amendments include:

• Rule 3.10 – the correction of a typographical error in...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 6 May 2021

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 today's Supreme Court -...

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Katrina Dawson Award

Diversity

The Bar Association is delighted to announce that the first recipient of the Katrina Dawson Award for 2021 is Winnie Liu.

Since December 2017, Winnie has been a solicitor at Herbert Smith...

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Supreme Court - COVID update - 6 May 2021

The Supreme Court of NSW has responded to the announcement this morning of temporary restrictions with the following measures, effective for the period of the temporary restrictions.

Masks and...

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STEP Australia National Trusts and Estates Conference 2021

The STEP Australia 2021 Conference will be held at a luxury Sydney hotel, the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, commencing with welcome drinks on the evening of Thursday 29 July 2021, followed by two...

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Law Council calls for expanded oversight by Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security and Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

At today’s Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s (PJCIS) public hearing into the Intelligence Oversight and Other Legislation Amendment (Integrity Measures) Bill 2020, the...

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NAB Escrow Service for NSW Barristers

The NAB Escrow Service (the Escrow Service) is a free, online banking service provided by NAB exclusively to NSW Barristers to securely hold money for barristers' fees until the work is done.

The...

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Expressions of Interest Sought - Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor – Southern Region based in Wollongong

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor (Wollongong) under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term of up to seven...

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Special sitting arrangements during Local Court Annual Conference 2 - 4 June 2021

The Chief Magistrate has written to the Association regarding sitting arrangements during the Local Court Annual Conference from Wednesday 2 June to 4 June 2021.

The sitting arrangements for that...

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Statement by the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom

The International Bar Association Human Rights Institute has been appointed as the Secretariat to the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom, an independent body that was convened at the...

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Australian Institute of Family Studies Research Project Survey: Compliance with and Enforcement of Family Law Parenting Orders

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) has been commissioned by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) to undertake research in relation to the...

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Ada Evans, Celebrating 100 Years of Women at the Bar

The Women Barristers Forum is delighted to invite all barristers to this special event to celebrate the centenary of Ada Evans becoming the first woman barrister to be admitted to the NSW Bar on 12...

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Vale The Hon Peter Heerey AM QC

The Hon Peter Heerey AM QC died peacefully on the evening of 1 May 2021, with his wife Sally and sons Ed, Charlie and Tom by his side.

Peter Heerey was a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia from...

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Sir James Martin Chambers - External Room Available

If sweeping city views sound appealing for your new Chambers, Sir James Martin Chambers has your new room. The room is offered for nil consideration.

The Floor consists of six Senior Counsel and...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 4 May 2021

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 yesterday’s message from...

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Half Room for Sale – Sir Owen Dixon Chambers – Level 64, MLC Centre

Half of an internal room i.e. sharing with another barrister, has become available for sale at Sir Owen Dixon Chambers.

All enquiries will be dealt with in confidence and may be directed to Ian...

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Half Room for Sale – Sir Owen Dixon Chambers – Level 64, MLC Centre

Half of an internal room i.e. sharing with another barrister, has become available for sale at Sir Owen Dixon Chambers.

All enquiries will be dealt with in confidence and may be directed to Ian...

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Room for sale or licence – Culwulla Chambers

A recently renovated, external room overlooking King Street is available for sale or licence.

The room is 14.35sq m and has shelving, cupboards and a robe cupboard.

Culwulla Chambers is a...

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Full Size Room for Sale - Level 4 Wentworth Chambers

The recently renovated room has built-in cupboards and a robing cupboard, together with air conditioning, carpet, bar fridge, blinds and is freshly painted and has lots of natural light. 4th Floor...

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Upcoming CPD Event: Competition Law Conference 2021

This annual one-day Conference will be held virtually on Saturday 22 May 2021.

The Conference, which has been held since 1989, provides an open forum for discussion of significant issues in...

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Vale George Richard Rummery QC (1928-2021)

George Richard Rummery QC passed away on Wednesday the 28th of April 2021.

After completing his studies at the University of Sydney, Mr Rummery was called to the New South Wales Bar in 1963. He was...

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NCAT transitioning to increased face-to-face hearings

In response to the continued easing of COVID-19 restrictions in NSW, the President of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has announced that NCAT will be transitioning to increased face-to-face...

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