Monday, October 15 2018 - Surrounding Circumstances in Contractual Interpretation: the State of the Law
Presented by John Eldridge, Lecturer, The University of Sydney. Chaired by Greg Tolhurst. This is a lunchtime seminar commencing at 1 pm. Learn more here.
Wednesday, October 17 2018 - Criminal Trial Advocacy: Observations from the Bench
This is a unique and valuable opportunity for the NSW Bar to benefit from the observations of two Judges of the District Court of New South Wales on criminal trial advocacy. The panel includes Her Honour Judge J A Girdham SC and Her Honour Judge H L Syme. Learn more here.
This is the first CPD in the Women Barristers Forum’s Advocacy Skills Series._
Thursday, October 18 2018 - Contracting Out of Statutory Prohibitions Against Misleading or Deceptive Conduct
Presented Richard Scruby SC, chaired by Dr Kristina Stern SC and commentary by The Hon JD Heydon AC QC. Learn more here.
This seminar has been organised by the Commercial Law Section.
Thursday, October 25 2018, - Judicial Q&A
The New Barristers’ Committee will again host the Judicial Q&A panel in the Bar Common Room on Thursday, 25 October at 5.15pm. The Q&A will feature a panel of judges who will answer your burning questions, which you dare not ask in court. This year the panel will include Justice Julie Ward, Chief Judge in Equity, Supreme Court of NSW; Justice Michael Lee SC, Federal Court of Australia and Judge Penelope Wass SC, District Court of NSW. Learn more here.
Wednesday, October 31 2018 - Appearing before Tribunals
Please join Deputy Presidents of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal as they discuss tips for effective advocacy when appearing before tribunals. The panel includes The Hon. Acting Judge Jennifer Boland AM, Deputy President, NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Ms Jan Redfern PSM, Deputy President, Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Surya Palaniappan, Sixth Floor. Learn more here.
This is the second CPD in the Women Barristers Forum’s Advocacy Skills Series.