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High Court of Australia Robing Protocol November 2021 - 24 November 2021

The High Court has issued a robing protocol for the assistance of counsel appearing before the Court.

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New York State Bar Association, International Section’s, “Arbitration of Insurance Disputes” - 23 November 2021

The ABA is pleased to be a sponsor of the New York State Bar Association, International Section’s, “Arbitration of Insurance Disputes” on 24 November 2021.

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The National Brief #6 - 21 November 2021

The postponed national conference will now be held on 28-30 April 2022 and will take place both physically in Melbourne and fully remotely. It will be a wonderful opportunity for the National Bar to gather together again.

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ABA Podcast #4 - 16 November 2021

From #metoo, through #ustoo and Respect@work, to changes to the Sex Discrimination Act. Bringing the Bar to account

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Concurrent Evidence Practices Survey – The results - 11 November 2021

KordaMentha, in conjunction with the Australian Bar Association surveyed a cross-section of counsel, judges, experts and lawyers for their experiences and expectations when giving, taking or hearing expert evidence concurrently.

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ABA Podcast #3 - 28 October 2021

The ABA talks with Assoc Professor Michael Flood from QUT about the responsibility of men to change the culture of the profession and help eliminate sexual harassment.

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ABA KordaMentha Concurrent Evidence Practices Survey - 24 August 2021

KordaMentha and the Australian Bar Association are pleased to launch the Concurrent Evidence Practices Survey. 

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Statement on Afghanistan by the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association - 18 August 2021

The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association join members of the international legal community in expressing grave concern regarding the fall of Afghanistan’s Government to the Taliban.

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The National Brief #5 - 09 August 2021

This week, with sadness, the ABA Council resolved to postpone the National Conference which was due to take place in mid-September physically in Melbourne and fully remotely.

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The National Brief #4 - 20 July 2021

Last Friday, I was asked by a journalist to comment on the impact of lockdowns on the justice system. In response, I noted the greater impacts on, for example, jury trials and the growing backlogs in that area.

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