| New South Wales Bar Association























    
    
       
   
   
    
    
    
    
    
    



	
		




		


 
	


 
	






Inbrief

Vale the Hon Michael Brian Grove QC (1938-2021)

The Hon Michael Brian Grove QC passed away on Wednesday the 16th of June 2021.

Mr Grove QC was called to the New South Wales Bar in 1961. He was a member of 10th Floor Chambers. Mr Grove took silk...

Read more >

Additional Local Court and Domestic Violence Funding Welcomed but Government Neglects Walama Court and Ice Inquiry Recommendations

The President of the New South Wales Bar Association Michael McHugh SC has today welcomed the State Government’s budget announcement of additional funding for eight new Local Court magistrates and...

Read more >

Tomorrow: Advanced Cross Examination

Webinar - Wednesday 23 June 2021

Join the Hon. Justice Natalie Adams, Tim Game SC and Phillip Boulten SC on Wednesday 23 June for a webinar on Advanced Cross-Examination. The webinar will cover...

Read more >

Room for Licence - 2 Selborne Chambers

A large external room with an adjoining half room suitable for room-share or an assistant is available for licence.

Both rooms have ample storage and shelving, as well as natural light.

Monthly...

Read more >

Australian Law Reform Commission Webinars 19 and 20 July 2021

The Australian Law Reform Commission invites you colleagues to attend two upcoming webinars. These free, interactive webinars relate to the ALRC’s current inquiries.

Webinar – Judicial...

Read more >

Room for sale at 6 St James Hall Chambers

A room has become available for purchase. The chambers occupy Levels 6 and 7 of St James’ Hall, 169 Phillip Street. The room has generous storage for briefs and a cupboard for robes. The room will...

Read more >

COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 21 June 2021 - Supreme Court and NCAT updates

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes a COVID-19 update - Monday 21...

Read more >

Victim Representation in International Tribunals

Webinar - Thursday 24 June 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Human Rights Committee is pleased to present a webinar on Victim Representation in International Tribunals on Thursday 24 June, at 5.15...

Read more >

Advanced Cross Examination

Webinar - Wednesday 23 June 2021

Join the Hon. Justice Natalie Adams, Tim Game SC and Phillip Boulten SC on Wednesday 23 June for a webinar on Advanced Cross-Examination. The webinar will cover...

Read more >

2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

Judge Kara Shead SC and Judge Craig Smith SC will lead the NSW Bar Associations 2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program. The practical in-person training...

Read more >

Room for Sale - 5 Selborne Chambers

5 Selborne has a room available for immediate purchase.

The room has Phillip Street frontage is air-conditioned, and elegantly appointed with ample storage and shelving and (if required) furniture....

Read more >

COVID-19 update - Monday, 21 June 2021 - Supreme Court

Masks and face-coverings in Court

(Sydney, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour areas)

The Chief Justice has directed the following arrangements will apply for the period of these temporary...

Read more >

Another successful CEO Sleepout for Moses SC

Philanthropy

InBrief can report that Arthur Moses SC has survived his fifth Vinnies CEO Sleepout and raised nearly $25,000 along the way.

"The Bar Association was thanked for it’s support last...

Read more >

Decisions of interest

Practice support

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

Read more >

Practising Certificate Renewals 2021-2022 - PII requirements

The period for practising certificate renewals has commenced and will run until 30 June 2021. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2021.

Please note that it is a requirement for the issuing...

Read more >

Toongabbie Legal Centre Seminars – 19 and 21 June 2021

The Toongabbie Legal Centre will be holding a full day seminar “e-Conveyancing and its Fundamentals” on Saturday 19 June 2021, and a webinar “NSW Foreign Surcharge Duty – Traps and Practical...

Read more >

The Janet Coombs Lunch for New Female Barristers – Wednesday 23 June at 1pm

Hosted by the Women Barristers Forum & WLANSW

Please join us, and distinguished guests, for our biannual lunch to welcome the new female barristers to the NSW Bar. This is a great networking event,...

Read more >

COVID-19 update for Greater Sydney

Members are advised the Premier issued a statement this morning stating, as of 4pm today masks are mandatory on public transport in Greater Sydney, for the next 5 days.

Masks are recommended at...

Read more >

2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

Judge Kara Shead SC and Judge Craig Smith SC will lead the NSW Bar Associations 2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program. The practical in-person training...

Read more >

NCAT Member Recruitment

The Attorney General is calling for expressions of interest from qualified persons for appointment to NCAT as part-time Senior Members and a full-time Senior Member (Consumer and Commercial...

Read more >

Gazette Registration - Annual Federal Courts and Tribunals Fee Increases from 1 July 2021

Members are advised that the fees payable in the Federal Courts and Tribunals will increase from 1 July 2021 to reflect changes to the consumer price index over the past financial year.

This is an...

Read more >

Room for Licence - 2 Selborne Chambers

A large external room with an adjoining half room suitable for room-share or an assistant is available for licence.

Both rooms have ample storage and shelving, as well as natural light.

Monthly...

Read more >

Room for Sale - 5 Selborne Chambers

5 Selborne has a room available for immediate purchase.

The room has Phillip Street frontage is air-conditioned, and elegantly appointed with ample storage and shelving and (if required) furniture....

Read more >

Class Actions: Capital, Regulation and the Public Interest - Thursday 15 July 2021, 5.00pm – 6.45pm

The Australian Academy of Law and the Law Council of Australia's Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section jointly present a seminar "Class Actions: Capital, Regulation and the Public...

Read more >

Moses SC will be out in the cold tonight

Philanthropy

The 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout is on tonight and Arthur Moses SC is just shy of his $20,000 fundraising target - $570 to be precise. Help him get across the line. As little as $55 can...

Read more >

To top