Battling strong judicial headwinds; tips on handling difficult judges

The Family, Care and Adoption Committee is pleased to host a CPD seminar presented by Melissa Gillies SC and Peter Batey, and chaired by Peter Cummings SC, on Tuesday 28 March, at 5pm.

A panel of senior practitioners will share some ideas and strategies to assist barristers to cope with and overcome difficult days in Court.

The content will touch on judicial interference, judicial bullying and what to do about apprehended bias. The session will be designed to be interactive and practical and will be of particular value to the less experienced.

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance. Questions can be submitted at the time of registration or via email to

To register for this CPD, please click here. This CPD will be run by registration only. Numbers are limited.


CPD Points 1
Date & Times Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
CPD Strand Barristers' Skills
Committee Family Care and Adoption

This CPD will take place in the New South Wales Bar Association Common Room

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