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Have your say on the proposed new rule regarding ‘CPD Activity’

The Australian Bar Association invites public comment on the draft Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Barristers) Amendment (CPD Activity) Rule 2019 in accordance with s 425 of the Uniform Law (UL). . Read more

ABA 2019-2020 committees

The membership of the ABA’s 2019-2020 committees have now been finalised.. Read more

ABA Committee membership: Expressions of interest

Each year the ABA reviews the need for committees, the role of each committee and membership of committees. The Australian Bar Association draws upon the experience and knowledge of its members to effectively represent the profession and advance public deb. Read more

Opportunities for Australian barristers to practice in international disputes

The Australian Bar Association has asked the Hon Roger Gyles AO QC to inquire into and report on actions that the Australian Bar Association can take to enhance opportunities for Australian Barristers to practice in International Disputes, with a focus on . Read more

New sittings times for Full Court sittings in the High Court of Australia.

Having recently trial led an earlier starting time of I 0: 00am for Full Court sittings the Justices of the High Court have adopted the earlier starting time as a permanent practice.. Read more

ABA 2018 AGM

The ABA AGM will be on 18 November at 930am at the NSW Bar Association, Selborne Chambers, 174 Phillip Street, Sydney.. Read more

Draft rule change of Legal Profession Uniform Conduct (Barristers) Rules 2015

The Legal Services Council agreed with the ABA’s proposal to further amend r 101(n) of Legal Profession Uniform Conduct (Barristers) Rules 2015.. Read more