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Court sittings


GENERAL INFORMATION

​Court vacation begins on Monday, 19/12/22 and concludes on Friday, 27/01/2023.

​2023 Court term will commence on Monday 30/01/2023.

​Civil and Criminal trials will be held in places other than Sydney as and when the need arises.


​Court/List ​Particulars​ ​Sittings

​Court of Appeal

​Motions generally

​Monday 9:00 AM

​Summ​​​ons for leave to appeal (directions)

​Monday 2:30 PM

​Notice of Appeal (directions) callovers

​Wednesday 9:00 AM

​Summons (directions)

​Monday 9:45 AM

​Court of Criminal Appeal

​Hearings

​Sits every week.

Generally hears matters Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Check current Court of Criminal Appeal hearing and callover dates.

​Common Law Division

​Urgent applications before the Duty Judge

​Every day by arrangement with the Duty Judge's Associate

​Applications by summons or motion, Associate Judge (called over by a Registrar)

​Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

​Applications by summons or motion, Registrar

​Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

​Subpoenas, all Lists

​Monday to Friday 9.00 AM

​Administrative and Industrial Law List​

​Directions, Registrar

​​Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

​​Urgent applications before the Administrative and Industrial Law List Judge Justice Adamson or, if not available, to the Common Law Duty Judge

Every day by arrangement with the Judge's Associate​

​Bails List

​Bails Judge

​Monday to Thursday 10:00 AM

​Criminal List

Criminal List Judge: Justice Wilson

​Arraignments:

1st Friday of the month at 10:00 AM in Court 13A, unless otherwise indicated*


2022
​SEP
​2.09.22
​OCT
​7.10.22
​NOV
4.11.22
DEC
​9.12.22*
2023

​FEB
​10.02.23
​MAR
​3.03.23
​APR
​14.04.23*
​MAY
​5.05.23
​JUN
​2.06.23
​JUL
​7.07.23
​AUG
​4.08.23
​SEP
​1.09.23
​OCT
​6.10.23
​NOV
​3.11.23
​DEC
​8.12.23*


​Defamation List

​Motions and Arguments: Justice Rothman









The following Friday dates at 9:30 AM


2023*
​FEB
​17
​MAR
​31
​APR
​28
​MAY
​26
​JUN
​30
​JUL
​28
​AUG
​25
​SEP
​29
​OCT
​27
​NOV
​24
​DEC
​15


* Practitioners and litigants should check the Court List after 3.30 PM each Thu before the List as listing times may change.

​General Case Management List

​Directions hearings, Registrar

​Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

​Possession List

​Notices of motion, directions hearings & show cause conferences, Registrar

​Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

​Directions, Judge:
Justice Davies

​By arrangement with the Registrar

​Professional Negligence List

Directions Hearings /​Motions

Justice Harrison,

except for those dates marked* where Registrar Jones will sit


​The following Friday dates at 9:30AM

2022*
​JUN
​3*
​JUL
​1*
​AUG
​5
​SEP
​2
​OCT
​7*
​NOV
4*
​DEC
​2



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Court/List ​​Particulars ​​Sittings

​Equity Division
​General List

​Urgent applications before the Duty Judge

​Every day by arrangement with the Duty Judge's Associate


​Referrals to the Duty Judge (called over by the Registrar)

​Monday to Thursday* 10:00 AM

*Urgent matters may be listed on Friday after consultation with the registrar

​Other directions and motions, Registrar

​Monday to Thursday* 9:30am

*Urgent matters may be listed on Friday after consultation with the registrar

​Subpoenas, all Lists

​Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

​Admiralty List

​Applications for directions
Justice Slattery

​Thursday 9:30 AM

​Applications for motions
Justice Slattery

​Thursday 9:30 AM

​Adoptions List

​Applications before the Court
Justice Stevenson

​By arrangements with the Adoptions List Judge's Associate

​Commercial List

​Urgent applications before the Commercial List Duty Judge

​Every day by arrangement with the Duty Judge's Associate

​Applications for directions
Justice Ball

​Friday 10:00 AM

​Applications for motions
Justice Ball

​Friday 9:15 AM

​Commercial Arbitration List

​Callover by the List Judge of all applications
Justice Ball

​2nd Tuesday of the month at 9:30 AM, or such earlier time as the nature of the case requires

​Corporations List

​Urgent applications before the Corporations List Judge Justice  Hammerschlag, Chief Judge in Equity

​Every day by arrangement with the List Judge's Associate

​Corporations matters, Judge​
​Justice Hammerschlag, Chief Judge in Equity

​Monday 10:00 AM

​Corporations List interlocutory matters, Judge
Justice Hammerschlag, Chief Judge in Equity

​Monday 9:15 AM

​Proceedings relating to corporations, Registrar

Monday to Thursday* 9:00 AM

*Urgent matters may be listed on Friday after consultation with the registrar​


​Available dates for examinations in the Corporations List

​Examinations will commence at 11.00 AM and conclude at 4.00 PM. The total time for each listing is four hours per day.

Available dates at 24.10.22:

  • Nov. 2022: 8.

  • Feb. 2023: 6-10, 13-17,20-24, 27,28

  • Mar. 2023: 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31.

​Expedition List (Equity)
Motion before the Expedition Judge:
Justice Parker

Friday 9:30 AM

No List on 20/5/22 or 17/6/22

​Family Provision List

​Before the Family Provision List Judge
Justice Hallen

Friday- Motions 9.30 AM 

Friday- Directions at 10.00 AM

Practitioners and litigants should check the Court List after 3:30 PM each Thursday before the List as listing times are subject to change.

Probate List

​Applications and directions before Justice Hallen 


​Monday -  09.00 AM

Practitioners and litigants should check the Court List after 3.30 PM each Friday before the List as listing times are subject to change.

​Protective List

​Applications before the Judge
Justice Lindsay

​Monday 10:00 AM

​Applications before the Registrar (all Protected Estates Act applications)

​Monday:

10:30 AM 10:35 AM & 10:40 AM​

​Real Property List

NOTICE TO PRACTIONERS re. RPA List (issued 04.10.22, updated 17.10.22)

​​Before the Real Property List Judge
Justice Peden

​*Friday 9.15 AM - Applications commencement 9.15 AM and Directions are generally listed at 10.15 AM - every Friday.

Practitioners and litigants should check the Court List after 3:30 PM each Thursday before the List as listing times are subject to change.


*Fridays not before 10.15 AM - Motions (for which leave is granted)​​

No Lists on:

  • 16/12/22
  • 09/06/23
  • 21/07/23
  • 08/09/23
  • 29/09/23
  • 15/12/23

​Revenue List

​Applications before
Justice Richmond

Contact Associate for a date

​Technology & Construction List

​Applications for directions:
Justice Ball

​Friday 10:00 AM

​Applications for motions:
Justice Ball

​Friday 9:15 AM




Gaol delivery dates

 

​​Each year as soon as practicable after:

15 February

15 May

15 August

15 November

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