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Supreme Court Equity seminar for the profession

Mon Jul 04 2016

Members are invited to the Supreme Court's Equity seminar, to be held in the Banco Court on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 5.00pm. Speakers will include the Hon Justice Bergin, the Hon Justice Sackar and the Hon Justice Darke. Learn more here.

Coming up in CPD tomorrow

Mon Jul 04 2016

A seminar will be held in the Common Room at 1pm on Tuesday 5 July: "Juggling practice and family responsibilities" Presented by Julie Soars, Stephen Free, Elizabeth Peden & Kavita Balendra and chaired by Talitha Fishburn. Learn more here.

Swearing in of John Robson SC as a judge of the Land and Environment Court, 5 July 2016

Fri Jul 01 2016

John Robson SC will be sworn in as a judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW at 9am on Tuesday 5 July at a special sitting to be held in Banco Court, Level 13,Law Courts Building. The Attorney General will speak on behalf of the Bar. Barristers attending should be robed, although wigs will not be worn in accordance with the practice of the Court.

New appointment to the District Court

Fri Jul 01 2016

Attorney General Gabrielle Upton has announced the appointment of Matthew Dicker SC as a judge of the District Court of NSW. Mr Dicker will replace His Honour Judge Michael Elkaim SC who has taken up an appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of the ACT. A formal ceremony to honour this occasion will be held onj Tuesday 12 July. Further details will be provided once they are received.

2016 ADR Masterclass

Fri Jul 01 2016

Members are invited to attend the 2016 Mediation Masterclass to be held on Saturday, 13 August in the Hyde Park Room at the Sheraton on the Park. This year's BarADR event is designed as an interactive masterclass to explore the practicalities of arbitration and mediation in-depth with other experienced practitioners. Opportunities will be provided throughout the day for group discussions and to hear from experts in the field. To view the full program, click here

The 2016 ADR Masterclass is currently open to NSW Barristers only. If you are not a NSW Barrister and would like to register your interest in attending, please email Megan Batchelor with your interest and you will be notified by 4 August should places become available. For more information and to register for the masterclass, please click here

Voice and Performance Skills Workshop

Fri Jul 01 2016

Designed specifically for barristers by Voice Coach

Voice Coach will hold its Voice and Performance Skills Workshop in July.

Voice Coach has 10 years of experience adapting performance skills for court advocates with the ABA, in Sth Africa and Singapore.

12 & 19 July at 5.00-7.00pm

  • Earn CPD points – 2 points in The Barristers’ Skills Strand
  • Limited places (6 pax)
  • Special industry rate: $600pp + GST
  • Book at www.voicecoach.net/store or call Lucy Cornell on 0416100885

Coming up in CPD next week

Fri Jul 01 2016

A seminar will be held in the Common Room at 1pm on Tuesday 5 July: "Juggling practice and family responsibilities" Presented by Julie Soars, Stephen Free, Elizabeth Peden & Kavita Balendra and chaired by Talitha Fishburn. Learn more here.