New South Wales Bar Association

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The New South Wales Bar Association
NSW Bar Association logo.jpg
Abbreviation NSWBar
Motto Servants of all yet of none
Formation 1936
Legal status Bar Association
Purpose Regulation of Barristers
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales
Location
  • Australia
Region served
New South Wales
Membership
2850 (2012)[1]
President
Arthur Moses SC
Remarks http://www.nswbar.asn.au/

The New South Wales Bar Association is a professional body of lawyers responsible for the regulation of the legal profession in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The body administers the bar examination in accordance with the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW).

History[edit]

Formerly known as the Council of the Bar of New South Wales, the organisation was incorporated on 22 October 1936 as 'The New South Wales Bar Association'. The College of Arms granted the Bar Association's coat of arms in 1959.[2]

Presidents[edit]

President Years
Richard Clive Teece KC November 1936 – December 1947
Alan Taylor KC December 1947 – December 1949
Garfield Barwick KC December 1949 – November 1952
Keith Aubrey Ferguson QC November 1952 – November 1954
Sir Garfield Barwick QC November 1954 – November 1956
Gordon Wallace QC November 1956 – December 1958
Bruce Panton MacFarlan QC December 1958 – July 1959[3]
Nigel Bowen QC July 1959 – November 1961
Leycester Meares QC November 1961 – December 1963
John Kerr QC December 1963 – December 1964
John Dashwood Holmes QC December 1964 – November 1965[3]
Maurice Byers QC November 1965 – November 1967
Bernard Blomfield Riley QC November 1967 – December 1969
Philip Woodward QC December 1969 – October 1971[3]
Gordon Samuels QC October 1971 – November 1972[3]
George Denys Needham QC November 1972 – December 1972
Harold Glass QC December 1972 – September 1973[3]
Tom Hughes QC September 1973 – December 1975
Douglas Gordon McGregor QC December 1975 – November 1977
Trevor Morling QC November 1977 – December 1979
Roderick Meagher QC December 1979 – November 1981
Michael McHugh QC November 1981 – December 1983
Murray Gleeson QC December 1983 – December 1985
Roger Gyles QC December 1985 – November 1987
Kenneth Handley QC November 1987 – November 1989
Barry O'Keefe AM QC November 1989 – December 1991
John Coombs QC December 1991 – November 1993
Murray Tobias QC November 1993 – November 1995
David Bennett QC November 1995 – December 1997
Ian Barker QC December 1997 – November 1999
Ruth McColl SC November 1999 – November 2001
Bret Walker SC November 2001 – November 2003
Ian Harrison SC November 2003 – November 2005
Michael Slattery QC November 2005 – November 2007
Anna Katzmann SC November 2007 – November 2009
Tom Bathurst QC November 2009 – May 2011[3]
Bernard Coles QC May 2011 – November 2012
Phillip Boulten SC November 2012 – May 2014
Jane Needham SC May 2014 – November 2015
Noel Hutley SC November 2015 – May 2017
Arthur Moses SC May 2017 -

Arms[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "All Members of the New South Wales Bar Association (Practicing and Non-practicing)" (PDF). NSW Bar Association Statistics Booklet. NSW Bar Association. October 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "About the New South Wales Bar Association". NSW Bar Association. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f Resigned to take up an appointment to the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
  4. ^ Low, Charles (1971). A Roll of Australian Arms. Adelaide: Rigby Limited. p. 8. ISBN 0-85179-149-2. OCLC 246821. 

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