Inbrief

Cancelled: Bugmy Justice Reports Project

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The Bugmy Justice Reports Project presentation, scheduled for this afternoon, Wednesday, 23 November, has been cancelled. The organisers regret any inconvenience caused. The session will be...

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Gaybar End of Term Drinks

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It’s time to dust off your tinsel and hang that holly- Gaybar are having end of terms drinks.

NSW Bar Association LGBTQI Advocate for Change Sharyn Hall SC, and Mark Seymour,invite LGBTQI+ members...

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High Court Amendment (Forms and Other Matters) Rules 2022 (FED)

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The High Court of Australia released Amendment Rules of the Court on 18 November 2022.

Please click here for the explanatory statement.

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Latest NSWCA Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The latest edition of the Court of Appeal's Decisions of Interest Bulletin is now available here.

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Tomorrow: New Barristers Committee Coffee Catchup

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The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is tomorrow Wednesday, 23 November 2022 at 9.00am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. The guests are Ingmar Taylor SC and Ben Bradley, both from Greenway...

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Tomorrow: Bugmy Justice Reports Project

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The Bugmy Justice Project creates Bugmy Justice Reports for pre-sentencing and bail hearing matters that provide background information to a court for consideration when sentencing an Aboriginal...

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Tomorrow: Forbes Society – Legal History Tutorial

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The Forbes Society next legal history tutorial will be delivered by Declan Noble on “A partial history of the Public Law Injunction in Australia” tomorrow Tuesday, 22 November 2022 at 5.15pm in...

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National webinars for the profession on the expansion of the Lighthouse model in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

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Two webinars are scheduled for 22 and 24 November that are designed to inform the family law profession about how the expanded Lighthouse model and associated case management processes will work.

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Today's Updated Covid Court Guide

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Practice Support: Covid-19

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has been updated and includes today's updates from both the Federal...

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*Not* the NSW Bar Association World Cup Tipping Competition

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Open to Bench and Bar and their families. Entries close this weekend. To get a link and password to the website email domonique.elder@greenway.com.au.

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White Ribbon Day – 18 November 2022

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This White Ribbon Day, we are urged to “Be the Change” and contribute to a nation free from gendered violence.

Family, domestic and sexual violence remains a significant issue in Australia:

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Toongabbie Legal Centre One Day CLE on Criminal Law

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The Toongabbie Legal Centre is holding a one day CLE on Criminal Law on Saturday, 19 November 2022.

Please click here for more information.

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FCFCOA Expansion of the Lighthouse model

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The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) have released the third update regarding the expansion of the Lighthouse...

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Tonight: Is it really necessary to bother us? The do's, don'ts, whens and wont's of duty judge applications in Common Law and Equity

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Online and In person - Wednesday, 16 November 2022

A duty judge is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week if really required – but approaching the duty judge out of hours and on weekends...

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ABA Taxation Committee CPD

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The Australian Bar Association is hosting a Trans-Tasman discussion of the New Zealand and Australian General Anti-Avoidance Regimes, discussing the latest developments in New Zealand (including the...

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United Nations International Day for Tolerance - 16 November 2022

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Today is International Day for Tolerance.

Introduced in 1996 by the UN General Assembly, this Day recognises the mounting threat of social division and actively promotes respect for human rights,...

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FIFA 2022 World Cup Tipping Competition

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For the 7th consecutive time Ingmar Taylor SC and Mark Gibian SC invite Bench and Bar and their families to participate in the Not the NSW Bar Association World Cup Tipping Competition. Email...

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Tonight: AI, Robots and the Law

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Webinar - Tuesday, 15 November 2022

The Media and Information Law and Technology Committee are delighted to present 'AI, Robots and the Law' tonight Tuesday, 15 November, at 5pm.

Artificial...

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Latest NSWCA Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The latest edition of the Court of Appeal's Decisions of Interest Bulletin is now available here.

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Tonight: LGBTQI Allyship

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Webinar - Monday, 14 November 2022

The Diversity and Equality Committee are pleased to present the second CPD to mark the adoption of the Bar Association’s LGBTQI Principles on Inclusiveness...

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Today: Remembrance Day

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11 November 2022 marks Remembrance Day, the national day to commemorate those who were killed in both World Wars, the loss of Australian lives from all wars and conflicts.

Remembrance Day started as...

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Swearing in Ceremony for Sarah Pritchard SC

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Dr Sarah Pritchard SC as a Judge of the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales will be held in Banco Court on Tuesday, 15...

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Amendment to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules - Amendment to Rules 7.1 and 35.3

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On 7 November 2022, the Uniform Rules Committee approved Amendment No 99 to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules.

The following rules have been amended:

  • Rule 7.1(5) – by whom proceedings may be...
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Swearing in Ceremony for Robert Munro

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Appointments

The swearing-in ceremony to mark the appointment of Robert Munro as a Magistrate of the Local Court of New South Wales will be held on Thursday, 17 November 2022 at 9.00am in courtroom...

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