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Blog: The Australian Solicitors' Conduct Rules (the Rules) set out ethical and professional principles governing the conduct of Victorian solicitors – be it in relation to their contact with clients, the courts, other practitioners or the public...

Bias busting in practice

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LIJ: When Maddocks law firm held training workshops in unconscious bias last year, the first thing the facilitator asked was whether participants would rather be doing something – anything – else for the next two hours. “A lot of hands went up...

Brush with infamy

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LIJ: The modest shopfront at 22 Camp Street in Beechworth has been a solicitors’ office since it was first built in 1861 – bar a short interruption when it was rebuilt after a fire in 1867 – and it can lay claim to...

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  • Foreign Resident Withholding Tax Forum

    As of 1 July 2016, significant new tax legislation will be implemented that has an impact on thousands of lawyers in multiple practice areas across Australia. Hear directly from the ATO what the changes will involve at this interactive forum.

    Fri 10 Jun - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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  • Commercial Law Series Bundle

    Attend all three seminars in the new Commercial Law Series to save! Our expert presenters from Pitcher Partners will explore discretionary trusts in Part 1, directors' personal liability in Part 2 and planning for business growth in Part 3.

    Fri 27 May - 08:45 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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  • Government Lawyers Conference

    This year's conference will cover the role of regulators in responding to vulnerability, a counsel's update on the Royal Commission into Family Violence, using technology to provide access to justice, guardianship and financial abuse issues, and complex ethical situations for government lawyers.

    Wed 01 Jun - 09:00 AM
    RACV Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Prison Songs: Addressing Aboriginal Incarceration Rates

    Join us for a night of cinema and discussion as we showcase Prison Songs, a documentary film that gives voice to the Aboriginal inmates of Berrimah Prison and highlights the crisis of Aboriginal over-imprisonment.

    Wed 08 Jun - 06:00 PM
    Koorie Heritage Trust

    Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne

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  • LIV Legal Careers Fair

    The premier event for Victorian law students featuring representatives from Australia’s leading law firms, government, regional firms and non-legal employers.

    Thu 14 Jul - 05:00 PM
    Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

    1 Convention Centre PL South Wharf

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