Inbrief

Tomorrow: Ceremony for Justice Sackar

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Appointments

An informal ceremony to mark the retirement of the Honourable Justice Sackar will be held at 9.15am on Thursday, 15 February 2024 in Court 12D of the Law Courts Building.

Members of...

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Cancellation of Opening Law Term - Islamic Service

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The Muslim Legal Network NSW has cancelled the Opening of Law Term Islamic Service for 2024 which was due to be held tonight at 6.00pm.

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Member Advantage Offer

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Sponsored Article

The Bar Association has a partnership with Member Advantage, a leading provider of benefits programs. Bar Association membership entitles you to special savings on shopping,...

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Women Lawyers Association of NSW 2024 program launch

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The Women Lawyers Association of NSW 2024 program launch will be held on Wednesday, 21 February 2024 at The Union, University & Schools Club from 5.30pm – 7.30pm.

The guest speaker is Alexandra...

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Mark Donald Austin (1959-2024)

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Funeral Notice

The funeral for Mark Austin will be held on Wednesday, 21 February 2024 at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, 12 Military Road, Matraville from 3.30pm.

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2024 ACT Bar CPD Conference

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Saturday, 16 March 2024

The ACT Bar Association is holding a CPD Conference on Saturday, 16 March 2024 at the Australian Academy of Science, Canberra from 8.00am to 5.00pm.

To access more...

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Queers in Conversation - Continuity and Change, Protest and Policing and the Sydney Mardi Gras

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On 27 February 2024 from 6.00pm the NSW Council for Civil Liberties and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights is holding a free panel discussion at the Burdekin Hotel. For more information or to...

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Tonight: Francis Forbes Plunkett Lecture

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The Forbes Society reminds members that this Tuesday, 13 February 2024 the Chief Justice, the Hon. Andrew Bell, will deliver the Twelfth Annual Plunkett Lecture 'Unheralded nation-builder: another...

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Tonight: Experts: why are they different?

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In-person – Tuesday, 13 February 2024

The Honourable Justice Ian Harrison is the Chief Judge at Common Law in the Supreme Court of NSW.

In this session, Justice Harrison will address the issue of...

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Correction: The Hon Acting Justice Carolyn Simpson AO: Final sitting

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An informal ceremony to mark the final sitting of the Honourable Acting Justice Simpson AO will be held at 9.30am on Tuesday, 12 March 2024 in Court 13A of the Law Courts Building, not tomorrow.

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The Hon. Andrew John Rogers AO KC (1933-2024)

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Funeral Notice

The funeral for the Hon. Andrew Rogers AO KC will be held on Thursday, 15 February 2024 at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie Street, Sydney from 1.00pm.

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Tomorrow: Swearing in of Grant Brady SC to District Court of New South Wales

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Appointments

A formal ceremony to mark the swearing-in of Grant Brady SC to the District Court of NSW will be held in John Maddison Tower on Level 21 on Friday, 9 February 2024 at 9.00am.

No...

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NT DPP

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Recruitment

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is recruiting an experienced criminal barrister to work closely with him as his Deputy Director.

Working under the leadership of Lloyd Babb SC...

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The Judicial Information Research System (JIRS)

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Online - Wednesday, 19 March 2024

The Practice Development Committee is hosting this seminar as an introduction to the Judicial Information Research System or JIRS.

JIRS is a database of extensive,...

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The importance of promoting speaking roles in court for junior barristers and how this can be achieved by addressing unconscious bias

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In person - Wednesday, 28 February 2024

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to invite the Bar to attend a CPD seminar on promoting speaking roles for junior counsel, which will be held...

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Mark Donald Austin (1959-2024)

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Vale

Mark Austin, formerly of the Public Defenders Chambers, has passed away. Mark was called to the Bar in 1990 and practiced for 34 years.

Funeral details will be circulated via InBrief when...

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Member Advantage Offers

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Sponsored Article

The Bar Association has a partnership with Member Advantage, a leading provider of benefits programs. Bar Association membership entitles you to special savings on shopping,...

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Public Defenders Annual Criminal Law Conference

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The Public Defenders Annual Criminal Law Conference will be held on the weekend of 9 and 10 March 2024, at UTS Aerial Function Centre, Ultimo. Speakers will include Chief Justice Andrew Bell, Justice...

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Magha Puja Day

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Diversity

Magha Puja Day (also known as Sangha Day) is the second most important Buddhist festival. Most commonly, it is observed on the full moon day of the third lunar month, which this year is 24...

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Ash Wednesday

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Diversity

Ash Wednesday, or the Day of Ashes, in the Western Christian tradition marks the first day of Lent, a period of penitential preparation for Easter. Lent commemorates the 40 days that Jesus...

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Lunar New Year

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Diversity

The Lunar New Year begins on February 10 2024, and starts the Spring Festival season that ends fifteen days later on the evening of the Lantern Festival. This year is the Year of the...

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PrideXCrime Drinks

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NSW Bar Association LGBTQI Advocate for Change Sharyn Hall SC would like to invite LGBTQI solicitors and barristers to the second instalment of ‘PrideXCrime’ drinks to be held at the Burdekin...

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Long Matters List

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Please see the following notice from Justice Ian Harrison, Chief Judge at Common Law:

Please note that Justice Cavanagh has been managing the Long Matters List since its inception in late 2019. The...

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The year in review: a panel discussion of 2023’s most significant cases in constitutional law

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In-person - Wednesday, 7 February 2024

The AACL is holding a panel discussion on Wednesday, 7 February 2024 from 5.30pm in the Federal Court. Megan Caristo, Naomi Wootton and Samuel Hoare will speak...

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Kevin Peter Coorey (1941-2023)

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Memorial Service

A commemorative service (English language Mass) will be held for the late Mr Kevin Coorey, at Our Lady of Lebanon, 40 Alice Street, Harris Park, from 7.00pm on Wednesday, 13 March...

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