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Inbrief

Law Council of Australia ILS International Law and Practice Course Lecture One - tomorrow Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Join the LCA's International Law Section for the first ILS International Law and Practice Course lecture for 2020, featuring the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, Justice Martin Daubney AM, and Dr Gordon...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 17 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments, including today's Memorandum No 14 -...

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President’s Message - Responding to Sexual Harassment at the Bar – Frequently Asked Questions

The New South Wales Bar Association is committed to the elimination of sexual harassment and other unacceptable behaviour in our workplaces.

In order to assist barristers, clerks and staff in...

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Chief Magistrates Memorandum No 14 - COVID-19 Arrangements

The Chief Magistrate has today issued Memorandum No 14 - COVID-19 Arrangements.

The purpose of the memorandum is to restate the expectations of the Local Court of NSW in relation to remote...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 16 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Advice from Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW - Jury Trials in Albury and Campbelltown

The Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW, the Hon Justice Derek Price AO, has written to the President today to advise that jury trials will not re-commence in the Albury and Campbelltown...

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New South Wales Bar Association Committees for 2020-21

President Tim Game SC has announced the appointment of Bar Association committees for 2020-21. The new committees formally come into effect on Monday 20 July 2020. View the full list of appointees...

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Second Floor Wentworth Chambers - Room for Sale

A full-sized room (3,000 shares in CCL) is available for purchase on Second Floor Wentworth Chambers. The harmonious and long-established floor has two silks and 17 juniors, practising in a wide...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 15 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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

An internal room has become available for sale at Sir Owen Dixon Chambers.

All enquiries will be dealt with in confidence and may be directed to Ian Irvine on 8076 6600 or at...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 14 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Volunteers Sought: Online Open Day for Female Law Students 2020

The Bar Association is seeking volunteer barristers to assist with its Online Open Day for Female Law Students between 9:30am and 10:30am on Tuesday, 4 August 2020.

Volunteers are needed to...

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Responding to Sexual Harassment at the Bar

Members are reminded that a range of CPD materials are available to assist barristers who experience sexual harassment at the Bar, as well as barristers and chambers in responding when complaints of...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Monday 13 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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Reminder: Senior Counsel Applications for 2020 now open

Senior Counsel 2020

President Tim Game SC has invited applications for Senior Counsel for 2020. The principles governing the selection and appointment of those to be designated as senior counsel by...

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Vale The Hon Justice Russell John Peterson QC (1944-2020)

The Honourable Justice Russell John Peterson QC formerly of Frederick Jordan Chambers passed away on Thursday 9 July 2020.

Justice Peterson came to the bar in 1974 joining Frederick Jordan Chambers....

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Friday 10 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes today's President's...

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Bar FC defeated by old foes

Wellbeing

The Domain Soccer League continued today with Bar FC losing 2-0 to Greenbridge Recruitment (the former Sydney Business School).

Stacked with gifted South American players Greenbridge...

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President's Message - meeting with Heads of Chambers

Earlier this week the Bar Council Executive met with Heads of Chambers to discuss issues relating to sexual harassment at the NSW Bar. At the meeting Heads of Chambers reaffirmed their commitment to...

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Final report of outgoing Independent National Security Legislation Monitor

The final report of the outgoing Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Dr James Renwick CSC SC - "Trust but Verify - A report concerning the Telecommunications and Other Legislation...

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2020 Maurice Byers Annual Lecture

Save the Date

The 2020 Maurice Byers Lecture will be held in the Banco Court on Tuesday 27 October at 5.15 pm.

This year's lecture will be given by Professor Anne Twomey, Professor of...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Thursday 9 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes today's Public Notice of...

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Statement on the outcomes of a national Roundtable into sexual harassment in the legal profession from the Law Council President, Pauline Wright

The Law Council of Australia has held a national roundtable that brought together experts across the country to address the issue of sexual harassment in the profession.

The aim of the roundtable...

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Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law Joint Symposium - The Reception, Quality And Evaluation Of Scientific Evidence In Australian Courts

The Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law will hold a Joint Symposium "The Reception, Quality And Evaluation of Scientific Evidence in Australian Courts" online on Wednesday 19...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 8 July 2020

The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has today again been updated in terms of recent developments.

Members are advised that, although the...

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