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A virtual problem

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LIJ: In November 2012 an echoing fury mace sold for 7500 euros. A lot of money, but then, according to the seller’s description, the mace increased attack speed by up to 7 per cent, had one of three variable magical properties, and instilled...

LIV website update

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NEWS: From 1 October 2018, LIJ articles, substantive legal updates and some other content on the LIV website will only be accessible after logging in with your member details. This enhanced feature protects valuable news and information ...

Why lawyers should care

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LIJ: The emergence of the blockchain provides a medium for smart contracts to operate efficiently and securely. This article explores the industries adopting smart contracts, how the law may interpret them, and some cautionary tales...

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  • LIV Council Elections 2018

    The LIV is proud to be the official voice of the Victorian legal profession and community. To continue to grow that voice we need a professional board with a unified commitment to the future development of the profession. Over the next few weeks we are encouraging our members to nominate for and vote in the LIV Council election.

    Wed 03 Oct - 05:00 PM
    Nominations Close

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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 19 Nov - 05:00 PM
    Royal Botanic Gardens

    Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

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  • Succession Law Conference

    Join us at this year’s LIV Succession Law Conference, and receive valuable insights from respected practitioners and keynote speaker Her Honour Justice McMillan of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

    Fri 12 Oct - 09:00 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Workplace Relations Conference

    Join us at the 2018 Workplace Relations Conference. Our keynote panellists include esteemed presenters, Fair work commission President Justice Ross AO, Barrister Ingmar Taylor SC, and moderator K&L Gates Partner Steven Amendola.

    Fri 26 Oct - 09:00 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • eConveyancing Workshop

    Be ready for the 1 October deadline as eConveyancing moves to mandatory online platforms in August 2019.

    Wed 26 Sep - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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