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Inbrief

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,...

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Tonight: Women Barristers Forum CPD on Pathways to Silk

On 8 June 2021, Carol Webster SC, Sally Dowling SC, and Sophie Callan SC will present an online CPD on the topic of ‘Pathway to Taking Silk’. Naomi Sharp SC, President of Women’s Barristers...

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2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

The NSW Bar Association is delighted to confirm it will host a Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program, in conjunction with the Australian Advocacy Institute,...

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Implementing a Single Videoconference Platform for the Personal Injury Commission

The President of the NSW Personal Injury Commission has advised that the Commission will progressively be moving all videoconferencing to a single platform over the coming months.

This is part of...

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Support the NSW Bar Runners

Wellbeing

Twice-deferred since that start of the pandemic, the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon is now set for Sunday, 27 June. In the hope that it will proceed, the Wellbeing Committee has...

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Support Moses SC in the 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Philanthropy

Arthur Moses SC has smashed his $10,000 fundraising target for the 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on 17 June, but can he raise more? As little as $55 can feed a family for a day, while $505...

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Ceremony to welcome the appointment of Magistrate Karen Robinson as a Judge of the District Court of NSW - 15 June 2021

Magistrate Karen Robinson has been appointed a Judge of the District Court of New South Wales.

A formal ceremony to honour this occasion will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21, at 9:00am on...

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Tenth Floor St James Hall - Large internal room

Sale price $10,000 or available to license

Tenth Floor St James Hall Chambers has an internal room for sale or license measuring 5.9m by 4.3m. The room is fitted out with an abundance of built in,...

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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....

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Senior Counsel Information Seminar

Wednesday 16 June at 5.15pm

The President, Michael McHugh SC and the Senior Vice President Gabrielle Bashir SC will host the Senior Counsel Information Seminar as a hybrid event offering attendance...

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2021 Bench & Bar Dinner

The President and the Bar Council have the pleasure of inviting all members of the New South Wales Bar Association to the 2021 Bench & Bar Dinner. The dinner will take place on Friday, 24 September...

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WBF Notice of AGM for 2020 & Election of office bearers: 16 June 2021

The Women Barristers’ Forum will be holding its AGM for 2020 via Zoom on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 5:00pm. All women barristers are automatically members of the WBF. We invite all barristers,...

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2021 Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program

In-Person - Saturday 17 July 2021

The NSW Bar Association is delighted to confirm it will host a Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Program, in conjunction with the Australian Advocacy Institute,...

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Understanding Coercive Control in Practice

Webinar - Tuesday 15 June 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Diversity and Equality Committee invites members to a discussion about the most insidious and dangerous form of domestic abuse: coercive...

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Commercial Law Association June Judges Lunchtime Series

This year our speakers are Justice Andrew Bell on 'Spiliada 35 years on’, Justice Lucy McCallum on ‘Personal criminal liability of company directors and officers’ and Justice Michael Lee on...

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State's Longest Serving Chief Magistrate to Retire

Attorney General Mark Speakman SC MP has today paid tribute to NSW’s longest serving Chief Magistrate, Judge Graeme Henson AM for his contribution to the NSW justice system.

Judge Graeme Henson...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 4 June 2021

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 today's announcement from the...

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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....

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Room for Sale or License - Sir James Martin Chambers

Sir James Martin Chambers has a large well-appointed external room for sale or license measuring approximately 6.4 metres x 4.2 metres with sweeping Harbour views suitable for Silk or a busy junior....

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Shar Doudman finalist in the Lawyers Weekly ’30 Under 30’ Awards for 2021

The Executive Director is delighted to announce that one of the Bar Association’s in-house lawyers, Shar Doudman, has been selected as a finalist in Lawyers Weekly ’30 Under 30’ Awards for...

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Commercial Law Association June Judges Lunchtime Series

This year our speakers are Justice Andrew Bell on 'Spiliada 35 years on’, Justice Lucy McCallum on ‘Personal criminal liability of company directors and officers’ and Justice Michael Lee on...

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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,...

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Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia - National COVID-19 List

The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court has today written to the Association to advise of the following.

In April 2020 the Family Court of...

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Practising Certificate Renewals 2021-2022 - late fee applies to renewal applications received after 7th June 2021

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

A late fee of $30 or 10% of the relevant practising...

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Bar Book Club

The next meeting of the Bar Book Club will be held on Tuesday 20 July 2021 at 5.30pm in the library. Two books have been chosen for discussion:-

The first book is a memoir by a member of the UK Bar...

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