Inbrief

Arbitration of Insurance Disputes

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On Wednesday, 24 November there will be a panel discussion on US and Australian perspectives about recent trends in relation to the arbitrability of insurance disputes, including where the insurer is...

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The 38th Great Bar Boat Race

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Notice of Race and Entry Form now available

The 38th Great Bar Boat Race 2021 Invitational Challenge will be held on Monday, 20 December 2021 beginning at 11.00am in the vicinity of Shark Island /...

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Room and membership opportunity at 153 Phillip Barristers

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A large internal room at 153 Phillip Barristers will become available from February 2022. The successful applicant will join us as a full member of Chambers.

153 Phillip Barristers was established...

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Full size room For Sale at 4 Wentworth Chambers

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The room is newly renovated and has built-in cupboards throughout, together with air conditioning, carpet, is freshly painted in light neutral tones and has lots of natural light. 4 Wentworth...

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Vale Lindsay Graeme Foster (1951-2021)

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The Hon Justice Lindsay Graeme Foster formerly of Eleven Wentworth Chambers and a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia passed away on 21 November 2021.

Justice Foster came to the bar in 1981 and...

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Launch of new planning principles

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At 3.00pm on Thursday, 2 December Minister for Planning Rob Stokes will announce new planning principles for New South Wales. The launch will be live at the ICC Sydney, but those who are unable to...

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The Bar Bushwalking Group

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Wellbeing

The Bar Bushwalking Group emerges from lockdown on Sunday, 12 December at 10.30am with a 10km, Grade 3 walk on the Karloo Track in the Royal National Park.

Assemble at the Heathcote Train...

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District Court Criminal Practice Note 26 - Walama List Sentencing Procedure

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The Chief Judge of the District Court has today published District Court Criminal Practice Note 26 - Walama List Sentencing Procedure.

District Court Criminal Practice Note 26 is available here.

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Arbitration of Insurance Disputes

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On Wednesday, 24 November there will be a panel discussion on US and Australian perspectives about recent trends in relation to the arbitrability of insurance disputes, including where the insurer is...

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Room for sale or license - Sir James Martin Chambers

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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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Thought Leadership: Getting to ‘net zero’ – Monday 29 November

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Given that much of our economy and workforce is devoted to carbon-intensive activities, how can we assist clients in navigating the complex legal and compliance issues of a low carbon economy while...

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The National Brief #6 – 19 November 2021

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The Australian Bar Association has published The National Brief #6.

The National Brief #6 is available here.

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Re-opening of Library from Monday 29 November 2021

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We are pleased to advise that the Bar library will re-open from Monday 29 November and will be open between 8:30am and 5:30pm.

Visiting Guidelines and Safety Requirements

You must check in using...

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New South Wales Bar Association Welcomes Creation Of Walama List

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The President of the New South Wales Bar Association Michael McHugh SC today welcomed the establishment of a specialised Walama list to determine specific matters involving First Nations offenders.

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Bar Book Club

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Wellbeing

The Bar Book Club is pleased to announce that it will meet in person on Monday, 29 November 2021 at 5.30pm in Martin Place Chambers. The book for discussion will be Paradise, written by...

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Fee Recovery Assistance for New South Wales Bar Association Members

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Practice Support

To assist members during the COVID-19 outbreak, Bar Council has resolved to relax the eligibility criteria for the Bar Association’s fee recovery service.

Ordinarily, members may...

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LAST CALL for Papers: 2022 Regional Conference Series

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2022 Regional Confernece Series

The Bar Association's Professional Development Department invites members to submit suggestions for papers to be included in the Association's 2022 Regional CPD...

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Advanced Trial Advocacy

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Webinar - Wednesday 24 November 2021

The New South Wales Bar Association’s Education Committee are delighted to host His Honour Judge Craig Smith SC, Craig Everson SC and Troy Anderson SC for a...

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Family Violence and the Family Law System: Observations and practical advice from a treating psychiatrist

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Webinar - Tuesday, 23 November 2021

The NSW Bar Association’s Family Law Committee invites members to a conversation with Dr Karen Williams, Consultant Psychiatrist and founder of Doctors Against...

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Barristers' Safe Place meets tonight

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Wellbeing

On Friday 19 November 2021 we will be discussing a condition experienced by many barristers. We take on work - often too much work - in the fear that if we say ’no’, it will have...

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Concurrent Evidence Practices Survey

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KordaMentha, in conjunction with the Australian Bar Association, surveyed a cross-section of stakeholders regarding their experiences and expectations when giving, taking or hearing expert evidence...

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Toongabbie Legal Centre MCLE programs for October and November 2021 - Registration now open

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Toongabbie Legal Centre is pleased to announce a number of MCLE programs for November 2021. Registration is now open.

The following session is open for registration:

  • 20 November 2021:...
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Bar Book Club

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Wellbeing

The Bar Book Club is pleased to announce that it will meet in person on Monday, 29 November 2021 at 5.30pm in Martin Place Chambers. The book for discussion will be Paradise, written by...

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Blue Mountains Law Society Succession Conference - Hydro Majestic Hotel, Medlow Bath

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Members are advised the annual Blue Mountains Law Society Succession Conference will be held from 19 to 21 November 2021 at the Hydro Majestic Hotel, Medlow Bath.

Jane Needham SC will be giving the...

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Walk around the Botanic Gardens every Monday at lunch time

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Wellbeing

The Bar Walking Group meets each Monday at 1.05pm at the fountain at the top of Martin Place and Macquarie Street (weather permitting). They complete a quick lap of the Botanic Gardens,...

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