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LIJ: Increases in practising certificate fees are still on the agenda. The formal Regulatory Impact Statement should be available as you read this. Find it on the LIV website under Staying Informed. You will soon be asked for your feedback. The LIV maintains its position based on its own economist’s views...

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LIJ: In the 1990s firms were beginning to ask if it was possible to build a law library no larger than a phone booth. At the same time, lawyers saw themselves as predominantly text-based people, and were reluctant to go digital. What can we learn from the digitisation of law libraries that will help us peer into the future of the...

Design Thinking

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LIJ: Design thinking has found its way into common usage, however it is not easy to grasp, let alone apply. Essentially it is a different approach to problem solving. How might this apply to the profession, your firm and your clients? Design thinking is part of an innovation toolkit. It is not new; this approach has been...

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  • 2017 LIV Council Elections

    Don’t miss your chance to nominate for the LIV Council and make your voice heard! Nominations are now open for the 2017 LIV Council Elections and will close 5pm, Wednesday 4 October 2017.

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  • Succession Law Conference

    Hear from an exceptional line-up of speakers about the risks executors can confront in distributing estates and how to avoid them, discuss ethical dilemmas facing practitioners and obtain vital case law and tax updates.

    Fri 13 Oct - 08:30 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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  • Prospective Accredited Specialist Networking Evening

    Accredited Specialisation offers the opportunity to set yourself apart as an expert in your area of law. If you have 4+ years of post-admission experience and are interested in applying for accredited specialisation in 2018, we invite you to join us for an informal networking evening at the LIV.

    Thu 26 Oct - 05:30 PM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Workplace Relations Conference

    The LIV Workplace Relations Conference 2017 will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest developments in employment law and workplace relations practice.

    Fri 27 Oct - 08:30 AM
    Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

    27 Little Collins St, Melourne

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  • 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 an evening of fresh air, exercise, networking – and the delicious post-run reward of a BBQ.

    Mon 20 Nov - 05:00 PM
    Royal Botanic Gardens

    Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

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