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Fracking Legislation

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LIJ: New legislation will have significant implications for companies exploring for and extracting gas and petroleum in Victoria. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a technique used to stimulate and enhance the production of gas and petroleum located in underground rock...

An Ancient Tort

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LIJ: The recent decision of Mullett has impacted on the development and accessibility of the unusual tort of MiPO, with practical considerations for practitioners seeking to plead misfeasance in tortious litigation. Plaintiffs pursuing actions against the state...

Government Lawyers

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NEWS: Six reasons why being a government lawyer is awesome. I’m a career government lawyer – 14 years with plenty more to come. I love what I do and I feel that the career choice of the government career path doesn’t always get the kudos it deserves. Here’s why I...

Upcoming Activities View All Activities

  • Property Law: GST at Settlement

    Join us to hear from ATO representatives and a knowledgeable practitioner about the GST at settlement changes.

    Tue 26 Jun - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Law Books - June Stocktake Sale!

    Take 20% off a wide range of titles by using the coupon code STOCK18 at checkout. This offer ends June 30.

    LIV Law Books

    470 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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  • Government Lawyers Conference

    The LIV is pleased to announce that Victoria’s inaugural Information Commissioner Sven Bluemmel will launch this year’s conference with a keynote presentation discussing how government departments can enable better information sharing while meeting their overarching privacy obligations.

    Fri 22 Jun - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Criminal Law Conference

    Featuring high calibre speakers presenting on some of the most critical topics in criminal law, the LIV’s annual Criminal Law Conference is the key professional development event for criminal lawyers.

    Fri 27 Jul - 08:30 AM
    Sofitel on Collins

    25 Collins St, Melbourne

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  • LIV Trivia Night

    Let your hair down and put your thinking cap on: the LIV Trivia Night is back! This annual event is the perfect place to book a few tables for your firm or organisation and set up a good old-fashioned competition.

    Thu 21 Jun - 06:30 PM
    CQ Melbourne

    113 Queen St, Melbourne

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