Autumn 2020

Editor's Note

Trials from home

President's Column

Resolving disputes and Covid-19


What's the Point of Counsel in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Not everything that counts can be counted

Recent Developments

Future of common fund orders in doubt
HT v The Queen [2019] HCA 40; 93 ALJR 1307
Vella v Commissioner of Police (NSW) [2019] HCA 38
'Non-citizen, non-alien'
Let's agree to disagree
Mediation and incapacity: whether an agreement should be set aside
No jurisidiction to appeal when final relief sought on Arbitrator’s mandate

ADR Feature

Guest Editor's Note - Bar News Special ADR Edition
ADR and the NSW Bar in the 21st Century? Specialist Advocacy In and Outside the Courtroom
Good lawyers are good advocates, but great lawyers excel at problem solving
The Art of Advocacy in Mediation
ADR at the New South Wales Bar
The ADR Committee
The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Employment and Industrial Field
Apparent bias and conflicts of interest in the arbitral process
ADR and the Legal Profession
Interview with Terry Sheahan AO
A Tribute to Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC
The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation
On the road with ... The Workers Compensation Commission
Frank E. A. Sander, Bussey Professor of Law, Emeritus at Harvard Law School


A Mediator’s Perspective


Bar Firefighters
Justice Connect: connecting the community to amazing lawyers
New South Wales Bar Wellbeing Committee Experienced Barristers Luncheon
Commencement of Law Term services
Australian Bar Association High Court Silk Bows – 3 Feb 2020


Swearing in of Wendy Jane Abraham QC as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia




Bullfry asks a sartorial question


Mediation: The Most Definitive Guide Ever

The Furies

In a mediation, is it sensible to allow your client to speak? In a mediation, if you and the mediator arrive before the other party, is it OK to chat? What are safe subjects to speak about?
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