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LIV Essential Briefing 2020 VIDEOS

LIV Essential Briefing 2020 VIDEOS

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CPD Units 3.0
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
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*Members - get all Essential Briefing videos for $195

The LIV State of the Profession - Essential Briefing 2020 brings together law makers, regulators, judiciary and leaders to outline their priorities, the challenges and opportunities for the legal profession in the coming year and beyond.

All sales proceeds from this Essential Briefing will be donated to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

Video 1. Legislative Priorities

The Hon. Jill Hennessy provides legal practitioners the opportunity to hear her unique perspective on the profession, the justice system and the challenges faced by lawyers in their day-to-day practice, particularly their wellbeing.
Run time: 38:01:00

Video 2. The Challenges and Opportunities in the Court for 2020

The Hon. Chief Justice Alstergreen outlines the challenges and opportunities in his courts in 2020, with a focus on key initiatives that will make a difference for litigants, and the role practitioners can play now and in the future.
Run time: 42:52:00

Video 3. 2020 Challenges, Opportunities and Expectations of the Commission

Legal Services Commissioner and Board CEO, Fiona McLeay, has spent the last two years listening to, and talking to, Victorian lawyers. She has embarked on an ambitious program of work to modernise legal regulation in Victoria, and work with lawyers from across the state to strengthen the profession for the future. In this address, the Commissioner will use her unique bird’s eye view of the profession to outline the challenges and opportunities we face in 2020, highlighting the ethical dilemmas facing a modern legal sector and the need for cultural change, led from the top down.

View Fiona McLeay's presentation.
Run time: 28:48:00

Video 4. The big issues for Firms in 2020 – Law Leaders Panel

The Legal Profession is changing, and its complexity makes it hard to respond to the key influences such as technology, globalisation, competition or changing consumer behaviours. This facilitated Q&A session shares insights from this unique group of law leaders about what they see as the major challenges for their firms, and for the profession now and in the future.  


  • Genevieve Collins, Chief Executive Partner, Lander & Rogers
  • Annette Kimmitt, CEO and Managing Partner, MinterEllison
  • Rodd Levy, Managing Partner – Melbourne,
  • Herbert Smith Freehills Tony Macvean, Managing Partner, Hall & Willcox
  • Richard Spurio, Managing Partner, Allens

Run time: 57:11:00

Video 5. The Victorian Bushfires – Impact to the Local Community and the Profession

Hear from Amanda Toner, President, North East Law Association, as she talks about the devastating impact of the recent bushfires on practitioners in rural Victoria.
Run time: 08:38:00