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LIV Careers: Suzanne Carey-Thomas

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Blog: LIV student member Suzanne Carey-Thomas talks why she moved from nursing to law and the challenges she faces. "I have always been interested in the law. I initially studied nursing, with a view to working..."

Have your say on VLA means test

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LIJ: Lawyers are urged to report their experiences of legal aid to Victoria Legal Aid’s (VLA) Means Test Review. The review will draw on input from lawyers, social service organisations and people...

Advice: 7 habits of highly effective lawyers

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LIJ: Get up to speed with how your workplace keeps records of files and documents. If there is no system, think about creating one. Tell your boss and colleagues it would be a great investment...

Upcoming Activities View All Activities

  • Nominations are now open

    Shape the future of the LIV! Elections for the LIV Council will be held soon. Ensure you are eligible for inclusion on the election ballot by submitting your completed nomination form by Wednesday October 5 at 5pm.

    Wed 05 Oct - 05:00 PM

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  • Workplace Relations Conference

    The LIV is pleased to launch this conference with a keynote presentation from Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James, who will discuss the changing landscape of the Australian workplace. Find out more about our expert presenters and register today!

    Fri 28 Oct - 09:00 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Trivia Night: A Salute to General Knowledge

    Calling all random fact knowers, all constant correctors and pedantic word users. This is the night where we celebrate you as we offer our salute to General Knowledge. Everyone is welcome to join us for one of the most popular events of the year.

    Thu 13 Oct - 06:00 PM
    CQ Functions

    113 Queen St, Melbourne

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  • Will Drafting Masterclass

    Knowing how to draft a will that meets the needs of your client is an essential part of succession law. By attending this two-part masterclass, you will develop the advanced drafting skills you need to achieve your client’s desired outcomes and avoid risks.

    Mon 10 Oct - 08:30 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • LIV Legal Fun Run & Walk

    Lace up your runners and stretch those muscles. It’s time for the annual Legal Fun Run & Walk. Each year, hundreds of legal professionals and law students gather in Melbourne and take to the track. Get your colleagues together for a day of fresh air, exercise, networking.

    Mon 21 Nov - 05:30 PM
    Tan Track, Royal Botanic Gardens


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