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The ABA considers that some of the commentary about last week’s decision of the High Court in Love and Thoms v The Commonwealth went beyond the bounds of robust criticism..Read more
The Australian Bar Association on behalf of its members expresses its deep sympathies to those affected by the bushfire crisis across the country..Read more
The ABA has elected Matthew Howard SC as President for 2019-2020 following outgoing President Jennifer Batrouney QC from Victoria..Read more
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) welcomes the announcement by the Commonwealth Shadow Attorney-General of his “commitment to increasing the commonwealth’s contribution to legal assistance”..Read more
The President of the Australian Bar Association, Jennifer Batrouney QC, today announced that the Hon Roger Gyles AO QC had been asked to report on international arbitration opportunities for Australian Barristers in both Australia and the Asia-Pacific Regi.Read more
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) congratulates Australia’s new Senior Counsel and Queen’s Counsel of 2018. President of the Australian Bar Association, Jennifer Batrouney QC said “the new silks were to be congratulated on their appointment...".Read more
Following the Australian Bar Association (ABA) and NSW Bar Associations’ successful national legal conference in Sydney, the Council of the ABA adopted 8 key principles in the area of asylum seekers and refugees. The principles reflect the centrality of go.Read more
The Australian Bar Association is pleased to announce the election of Ms Jennifer Batrouney QC as President for the 2018-19 year..Read more
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) is concerned by recent attacks on Federal Court of Australia judges’ productivity which portrays the process of justice in too simplistic terms..Read more
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) notes the Government's announcement regarding the appointments of the new Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia..Read more