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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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Significance of Culture to Wellbeing, Healing and Rehabilitation - 20 July 2021

The ABA has supported the Bugmy Bar Book in publishing the Significance of Culture to Wellbeing, Healing and Rehabilitation report, by Vanessa Edwige, registered psychologist, and Dr Paul Gray, Associate Professor, UTS Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Educ

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Proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Uniform Conduct (Barristers) Rules 2015 - 24 June 2021

The Australian Bar Association invites comments and submissions on a proposal to amend Rules 123 and 125 of the Legal Profession Uniform Conduct (Barristers) Rules Submissions shold be sent to the Australian Bar Association on or before 2 August 2021

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Resilience and Reinvention: Dispute Resolution During a Crisis and Beyond - 11 May 2021

Australasia's largest dispute resolution organisation, Resolution Institute, is pleased to invite you to its 2021 international conference, to be held 15 - 16 July at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney. This premier two-day conference is the first face-to-face eve

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The National Brief #3 - 07 May 2021

President Matthew Howard SC outlines how the ABA is responding to the last month’s reports in Victoria and South Australia about sexual harassment in the profession, and describes plans for RE-EMERGE 2021 – the ABA’s National Conference in September.

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