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2021 Sybil Morrison Lecture

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Diversity - The Sybil Morrison Lecture

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to host the third annual Sybil Morrison Lecture on Wednesday 29 September, at 5.30 pm. The annual lecture is a...

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Third Floor St James’ Hall – Internal Room for Sale

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Are you just coming out of your readership or a junior developing your practice and looking for a reasonably priced room to buy with low overheads? This room may be for you. It is an internal room...

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The Authors' Series - The Psychology of Lawyers in Litigation and Negotiation - Wednesday 29 September 2021 8:00am – 9:00am

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The Law Council of Australia's International Law Section and Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section, and the New South Wales Bar Association present the next webinar in the The Authors'...

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Election of 2022 Bar Council – addresses for mail out of ballot papers

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Nominations for the 2022 Bar Council closed at 4.00pm on Friday, 17 September.

In accordance with the usual practice, hard copy ballot papers will be posted out to eligible voting members’...

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ACICA & CIArb International Arbitration Conference 2021

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ACICA and CIArb Australia will be hosting their 2021 International Arbitration Conference during Australian Arbitration Week on 18 October 2021.

The one day program includes a Welcome Address from...

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

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An external room with excellent views has become available for sale at Sir Owen Dixon Chambers.

The room is 24m2 in size.

The Chambers consists of 66 barristers including five Senior Counsel all of...

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Third Floor St James’ Hall – Internal Room for Sale

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Are you just coming out of your readership or a junior developing your practice and looking for a reasonably priced room to buy with low overheads? This room may be for you. It is an internal room...

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Expressions of Interest Sought: Redfern Legal Centre Employment Rights Legal Service

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Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is proud to announce a new state wide employment law service, the ‘Employment Rights Legal Service’ (‘ERLS’) delivering advice and representation to vulnerable...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 21 September 2021

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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 updated Memorandum No 22...

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COVID-19 update for the Local Court of NSW - Memorandum 22 Amendments

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The Local Court of NSW has advised that Chief Magistrate's Memorandum No 22 has been amended to incorporate changes regarding Young, Glen Innes, Cowra, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Byron Bay, Tweed...

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2021 Sybil Morrison Lecture

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Diversity - The Sybil Morrison Lecture

The Diversity and Equality Committee is pleased to host the third annual Sybil Morrison Lecture on Wednesday 29 September, at 5.30 pm. The annual lecture is a...

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Francis Forbes Society - Legal History Tutorial on Wednesday 22 September 5.15pm

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The Francis Forbes Society for Legal History is delighted that the Chief Justice, the Hon T F Bathurst AC, will deliver a legal history tutorial this week, on Wednesday 22 September 2021, on “The...

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Edmund Barton Lecture: The Role of the AG - tomorrow Tuesday 21 September, 5.30pm

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The inaugural Edmund Barton Lecture will be held as an online event on Tuesday, 21 September at 5:30pm. The Lecture will explore the role of the Attorney General in NSW’s system of government.

The...

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Election of 2022 Bar Council - Nominations have closed

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Nominations for the 2022 Bar Council closed at 4.00pm on Friday, 17 September.

Nominations have been received from 13 Senior Counsel and 47 members of the Junior Bar (including 10 under 5s).

An...

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WLA NSW Free online event 23 September - LGBTQIA+ Diversity Challenges in the Workplace

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The Women Lawyers Association NSW is holding a free online webinar entitled "LGBTQIA+ Diversity Challenges in the Workplace" from 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm on Thursday 23 September 2021. The event has been...

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Australian Academy of Law - 10th Annual Patron's Address, Thursday 21 October 2021

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You are invited to the Tenth Annual Patron’s Address held by the Australian Academy of Law entitled "Thinking about Law: the importance of how we attend to the problem at hand and of context", to...

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Letter to the Legal Profession from Chief Justice and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

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The Chief Justice and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, the Honourable Justice Alstergren, has written to the Presidents of legal professional organisations, including...

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AALA National Cultural Diversity Summit 2021

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Members of the New South Wales Bar Association are invited to register to attend the AALA's virtual National Cultural Diversity Summit 2021, to be held on Saturday 18 September at 12pm AEST via...

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President's Message

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Although the lockdown in Greater Sydney and some areas of regional NSW continues, there have been some positive developments for the legal profession this week.

Today’s announcement from the Chief...

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Media Release - Appointment of Deputy Chief Judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court Of Australia

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The Attorney-General of Australia, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, has announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Justice Robert McClelland as Deputy Chief Judge (Family Law) of the Federal Circuit...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 17 September 2021

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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 media statement from the...

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2021 Hal Wootten Lecture with Jennifer Robinson

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Living Greatly in the Law: Law and Progressive Social Change

International human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson will deliver UNSW Law & Justice’s annual Hal Wootten Lecture at 6.30pm on Tuesday...

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Legal Assistance Referral Scheme - Expressions of Interest sought in response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

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The Legal Assistance Referral Scheme is seeking expressions of interest from barristers who wish to assist refugees who have recently fled or are attempting to flee Afghanistan.

The Association is...

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Equitable briefing report due 30 September

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A reminder to all barristers who have adopted the Equitable Briefing Policy that you are required to submit your FY21 report to the Law Council of Australia by 30 September 2021.

The Law Council of...

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NSW Department of Communities and Justice Multicultural Plan 2022-2025

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Members are invited to have their say on the NSW Department of Communities and Justice Multicultural Plan 2022-2025. This consultation phase will help inform how the Department supports clients,...

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