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Law Books Terms of Sale

LIV Law Books is the premier walk-in legal bookshop in Australia, selling substantive legal publications that are in print and available for sale.

Pricing Policy

Law Books sell books at the Australian Recommended Retail Price (ARRP) this is the international pricing standard adopted by Australia Booksellers and publishers.

Member Discount

To receive the LIV member discount of 10% off the ARRP, you will need to provide a current LIV member number at point of purchase. Please ensure access to your number.

Please note; by entering a current LIV member number when ordering online the 10% discount is automatically calculated for you.

Estimated Delivery Time

Due to the number of LIV members, general public and members of the legal profession purchasing legal materials from LIV LawBooks, all orders are processed in strict order of arrival at the LIV.  Please allow 7-14 working days for delivery.

Freight & Packaging Costs

Postage and packaging fees for all methods of despatch including DX are automatically calculated at approximately 15% of the total cost of your order.
For personal shopping visit LIV LawBooks, Level 13, 140 William & Bourke Streets. CBD. Trading hours 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Legislation & Acts

LIV Law Books does not sell Federal or State Acts and Legislation. To purchase soft and hardcopy Acts/Legislation go to:
Where available, LIV LawBooks sell commercially published annotated versions of some legislation.
Second hand Texts:

LIV Law Books does not sell nor buy second-hand law books.

Returns Policy

All returns are assessed on a case by case basis.

The Bookshop policy is such that we offer a refund, credit or exchange for publications that have been misbound or where an error in Bookshop processing has occurred.  Any refund is dependent upon a proof of purchase (within 14 days) being provided.

Please note this does not extend to a change of mind in the event a purchaser no longer has a use for the item or product they have purchased from LIV LawBooks.

Systems Failure

If you experience difficulties with the on-line shopping cart and your order is urgent either email your order to: or fax your order to 03 9607 9326.

Errors in Ordering Books Online

No online order can be changed after you have checked out and your account has been charged. If after check-out, you have made an error with your order, (for example: you accidentally ordered more than one in the quantity field), return email with your order as reference to:, as a refund will need to be made to your credit/debit card.

Trading Hours/Address

Law Books, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000.
Open 8.30am–5.30pm, Monday to Friday. Law Book's online shopping site is available 24/7 -


The Law Institute of Victoria receives revenue on all Law Books sales. The revenue is applied to maintain the quality and diversity of Law Institute of Victoria services, further benefiting LIV Members professionally and personally.