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May 15 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyNSW Bar elects new president

The NSW Bar Association has elected a new president, following the decision of outgoing president Michael McHugh SC to s...

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May 11 2022 ByEmeritus Professor Brynn Hibbert AM and Professor Gary EdmondExpert evidence and the law

Whether expert evidence is “reliable”, “valid”, or just “expert” is an important consideration, write Emerit...

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May 09 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘The profession is poorer’ for the passing of Judge Peter Zahra

Tributes are starting to flow for his honour Judge Peter Zahra SC, who passed away over the weekend. Tags ...

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May 09 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyNSW Bar president to step aside

After 18 months as president of the NSW Bar Association, Michael McHugh SC is passing the torch of leadership. Tags ...

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Apr 10 2022 ByLauren CroftTwo Wentworth Chambers adds new clerk

Two Wentworth Chambers has appointed a new clerk, who officially joined the Sydney barrister’s chambers after returnin...

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Apr 07 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyKetanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation a ‘catalyst for opportunity...

The “landmark” development of the first African-American woman being confirmed to the United States Supreme Court is...

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Apr 06 2022 ByLauren CroftNSW Supreme Court appoints 3 judges

Three new appointments have been made to the Supreme Court of NSW, with the new judges bringing almost a century of expe...

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Mar 28 2022 ByLauren Croft‘There remain areas where more can be done’ in the Australian cour...

A more just legal system requires the courts to be independent and impartial, according to the former NSW chief justice....

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Mar 28 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyThe next big challenge for equitable briefing

Whilst more briefs are going to women barristers than before, there are still shortfalls – including and especially pa...

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Mar 28 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeFamily Court judges have seen matters reduced by over 41%, says Stoker

The recent unification of the Federal Circuit and Family Court has substantially reduced case times and backlogs, said t...

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