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Charging for Access

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LIJ: It is trite to observe that we live in a society where questions over access to justice – specifically people’s inability to access justice – are accentuating. While far from the only impediment to accessing justice (itself a loaded word), the cost of legal services presents as a significant contributor. It is unsurprising...

Document Automation

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LIJ: Document automation can mean a range of things – here we focus on technology assisted drafting. Think of it as smart precedents – instead of wading through a precedent over-typing, deleting and copy/pasting, you simply complete a question and answer interview wizard to generate your...

Big Career Change

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Blog: Getting into the legal profession has its own unique challenges for those of us who choose to embrace it after having worked in other professions. Facing those challenges and trying to figure out the best way to make the most of the available opportunities, whilst overcoming salary sacrifices, work life balance, and a...

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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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