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Events


Readers Practice Management: Organising Yourself & Setting Fees Presentation
Sep
23
2:30 PM14:30

Readers Practice Management: Organising Yourself & Setting Fees Presentation

Michele Kearns, clerk at Martin Place Chambers will be presenting on “Practice Management: Organising yourself and setting fees” on 23 September 2019 at 2:30pm in The Bar Association Common Room. This session continues to be very well received by the readers each year and clerks are encouraged to join your readers.

Clerks that wish to attend should contact Tiffany McDonald at the Bar Association: tmcdonald@nswbar.asn.au

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Justice Terry Sheahan AO Retirement Celebration
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

Justice Terry Sheahan AO Retirement Celebration

Justice Terry Sheahan AO of the Land & Environment Court of NSW will retire from the Court on 16th August 2019. In advance of this date there will be a celebratory evening event:

WHERE: Three Blue Ducks @ The Cannery1/85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery
WHEN: Friday 9th August 2019 | 7-11pm
COST: EPLA Members: $220 | Non Members: $250
RSVP by 15 JULY 2019 to Michele Kearns | Secretary EPLA kearns@mpchambers.net.au T 8227 9600

Please update your respective floor members that Justice Sheahan was also Workers Comp, Labor Lawyer and a former AG. Non LEC practitioners are encouraged to attend.

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Monthly Meet & Mingle
Jun
26
10:45 PM22:45

Monthly Meet & Mingle

10:45am Wednesday 26 June 2019:

Venue:     Jardin St James

Clerks:     Sarojini Ramsay, 8 Garfield Barwick and Elleanor Gillard, Frederick Jordan Chambers

RSVP coffee orders/dietary requirements to: 8gbcreception@chambers.net.au no later than COB Monday 24 June 2019.

Please contact the NSWBCA is you are interested in hosting a future event!

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Law in Order eCourt Books Seminar
Jun
12
1:00 PM13:00

Law in Order eCourt Books Seminar

Law in Order is presenting an Electronic Court Books lunchtime seminar:

Date:   12 June 2019
Time:   1pm
Venue: Martin Place Chambers. Level 32, 52 Martin Place

RSVP by 11 June 2019 to steve.short@lawinorder.com

The seminar is limited to 20 people. However, Law in Order will run a second seminar if more people show interest.

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Single Touch Payroll & Accounting and Tax Issues For Barristers Seminar
May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Single Touch Payroll & Accounting and Tax Issues For Barristers Seminar

CLERKS’ SEMINAR - SINGLE TOUCH PAYROLL & ACCOUNTING AND TAX ISSUES FOR BARRISTERS

Presenters: Melanie Newman & Basil Scaravilli from HLB Mann Judd 

Chair: Bill Nussbaum from HLB Mann Judd

 Where: Martin Place Chambers, Level 32, 52 Martin Place, Sydney

 

Pizzas from Bar Reggio will be provided for lunch together with the usual wine, beer and soft drinks.

 

Please RSVP to Michele Kearns by Monday, 13 May 2019

E: kearns@mpchambers.net.au

 

[Please email Michele the accounting program your chambers uses (i.e. MYOB, Reckon, Xero) together with any dietary requirements]

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GayBar Drinks
Apr
11
5:30 PM17:30

GayBar Drinks

6 St James Hall Chambers has the pleasure of hosting the next GayBar Drinks, inviting all members of the New South Wales Bar Association, Clerks and the Judiciary.

Drinks will take place on Thursday, 11 April 2019 at 5.30pm – 8pm at Level 6, 169 Phillip Street Sydney.

Andrew Pickles SC, NSW Bar Advocate for Change will give a few words of welcome.

RSVP to Nora Faulua: nfaulua@stjames.net.au

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NSWBCA FITNESS SESSIONS FROM 7 February 2019
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

NSWBCA FITNESS SESSIONS FROM 7 February 2019

NSWBCA Health & Wellbeing

Fitness session: Thursdays from 7 February 2019:

Join the clerks team by contacting Alistair Coyne at Nigel Bowen Chambers for the ABC Biathlon Series which consists of a 4km run in and around the Domain & Royal Botanic Gardens and is followed by a 300m swim in the Andrew Boy Charlton Pool. It takes place on consecutive Thursday nights in February and March commencing at 6.30pm.

There are all levels of fitness that participate, from your average Joe (and Jill) Sunday Jogger to your elite athlete. It's $20 per race online registration or $25 on the day: http://andersonevents.com.au/biathlon/

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Meet The Clerks - NSW Young Lawyers
Sep
25
7:30 AM07:30

Meet The Clerks - NSW Young Lawyers

The Law Society of NSW Young Lawyers - Meet the Clerks Seminar


With increased reliance on email correspondence, practitioners are becoming less inclined to speak directly to the clerk when briefing a barrister or looking for recommendations. 

This session is to provide hints and tips to practitioners and students on how to get the most out of clerks.There will also be an opportunity for Q&A and networking with the below individuals:

• Angela Noakes, President, NSWBCA, Ground Floor
• Michele Kearns, Martin Place Chambers
• Paul Walker, 13th Floor Wentworth Selborne 
• Elleanor Gilliard, Frederick Jordan Chambers
• Ryan Coleiro, Forbes Chambers
• Alistair Coyne, Nigel Bowen Chambers 
• Simon Walker, Seventh Floor Chambers 
• Emma Hoolahan, 10th Floor Chambers 

Register here to secure your spot, beverages and light refreshments are included. 

Date: 25 September 2018

Time: 7:30am - 8:30am

Venue: The Law Society of NSW Dining Room, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost: Complimentary

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NSWBCA TEAM - THE BLACKMORES SYDNEY 10K
Sep
16
8:00 AM08:00

NSWBCA TEAM - THE BLACKMORES SYDNEY 10K

NSWBCA Health & Wellbeing

Last Chance to DONATE  The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival 10k Team name - 'NSWBCA' supporting:
 CURE BRAIN CANCER FOUNDATION IN BLACKMORES SYDNEY RUNNING FESTIVAL 2018


Race starts 8am 16 September 2018


Join: https://www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au/events/bridge-run Team name: NSWBCA

Donate: https://donate.grassrootz.com/blackmores-sydney-running-festival-2018/curebraincancer/nswbca/

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First Aid & CPR Course
May
17
9:00 AM09:00

First Aid & CPR Course

First Aid & CPR Course

The NSW BCA has organised a discounted group rate for chambers staff. Dates in April and May have been organised to allow maximum numbers of chambers staff to attend. 

Thursday 17 May 2018 (9:00am - 11:00am) - CPR Course *annual renewal*

Thursday 17 May 2018 (9:00am - 3:30pm) - Provide First Aid including CPR & BELS  *renewal every 3 years* 

The course (CPR and First Aid) has an online learning task that participants need to complete prior to attending the course in order for certificates to be issued on training day. Participants will gain access to the online learning system once they are booked in for the course. Details will be sent directly to the participant by the CBD College.

For further information and to register please contact Michele Kearns

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Michele's Walking Club
Apr
26
1:00 PM13:00

Michele's Walking Club

Michele Kearns has started up a walking club for the clerks. It's a great opportunity to catch up and get some exercise in the process! 

The next walking session will be on Thursday, 26 April 2018 at 1pm.  No need to RSVP just turn up at 1pm at Queen’s Square near Macquarie Street.

Don't forget to bring some comfy shoes and some water!

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CPR Course
Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

CPR Course

CPR Course

The NSW BCA has organised a discounted group rate for chambers staff. Dates in April and May have been organised to allow maximum numbers of chambers staff to attend. 

Thursday 26 April 2018 (9:00am - 3:30pm) - CPR Course *annual renewal*

The course (CPR and First Aid) has an online learning task that participants need to complete prior to attending the course in order for certificates to be issued on training day. Participants will gain access to the online learning system once they are booked in for the course. Details will be sent directly to the participant by the CBD College.

For further information and to register please contact Michele Kearns

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First Aid & CPR Course
Apr
24
9:00 AM09:00

First Aid & CPR Course

First Aid & CPR Course

The NSW BCA has organised a discounted group rate for chambers staff. Dates in April and May have been organised to allow maximum numbers of chambers staff to attend. 

Tuesday 24 April 2018 (9:00am - 3:30pm) - Provide First Aid including CPR & BELS  *renewal every 3 years*

The course (CPR and First Aid) has an online learning task that participants need to complete prior to attending the course in order for certificates to be issued on training day. Participants will gain access to the online learning system once they are booked in for the course. Details will be sent directly to the participant by the CBD College.

For further information and to register please contact Michele Kearns

 

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