Vale Eric Strasser (1930 -2010)

Thu Jul 01 2010

Eric Michael Strasser, formerly of Frederick Jordan Chambers, died on 29 June 2010. A funeral service was held today at Macquarie Park Cemetery. An obituary will be published in the next edition of Bar News.

1 July 2010

Cheap and Quick Bench and Bar Lunch

Thu Jul 01 2010

A Bench and Bar Lunch will be held at 1.00pm on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 at the Hyde Park Barracks Restaurant, Macquarie Street, Sydney. A selection of main courses will be offered with tea or coffee for just $25. To book a place, please send your name, e-mail address and $25 to Kylie Nomchong, Denman Chambers, DX 185 SYDNEY.� Payments can be made by cash or cheque (payable to ‘Kylie Nomchong’) or by direct deposit (details will be provided by return email).� Please ensure that you send a confirmation email to upon payment. Unless you hear otherwise, your booking will be automatically confirmed. �

The service at the Barracks will be prompt and people who need to return to court will be given special preference to ensure that they can have their lunch comfortably within one hour. �

Seating will be limited, so it is not too crowded or noisy and so people can move around more comfortably. �

Another Bench and Bar lunch will be held later this year on 16 November 2010.

We suggest that you note this date in your diary now.

Any enquiries about the lunches may be directed to Kylie Nomchong at

23 September 2010

Senior counsel applications - deadline is on Monday, 2 August at 5.00pm

Thu Jul 01 2010

President Tom Bathurst QC invites applications for appointment as senior counsel for 2010.� The deadline for applications is Monday, 2 August 2010 at 5.00pm. The principles governing selection and appointment of senior counsel are set out in the Senior Counsel Protocol and the Guide to Practical Aspects of Appointment of Silk in New South Wales. The names of successful applicants will be announced on or before Friday 1 October 2010.

30 July 2010