Latest Legal News View All Articles

Careers in Law Profile: Elisa Turco

Read More

Blog: Elisa Turco is a family lawyer and accredited family law mediator with Blackwood Family Lawyers. She is a member of the LIV Young Lawyers and the YL Professional Development Committee. 1. Why did you decide to pursue a legal career? In secondary...

Non-disclosure at one's peril

Read More

LIJ: Good business may dictate openness regarding costs but for lawyers it is a legal obligation. Not long ago I required the services of a plumber, stemming from a hot water hose that split in the early hours of the morning. The plumber duly arrived in late morning...

Consumer protection under review

Read More

LIJ: Litigation funding has come under scrutiny after high profile cases saw successful plaintiffs ending up with nothing. The Victorian Attorney-General Martin Pakula has asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission (VLRC) to review current...

Upcoming Activities View All Activities

  • Women in Leadership Conference

    Commencing with a keynote presentation by Australian Sports Commission CEO Kate Palmer, the second annual Women in Leadership Conference will equip senior women across law and business with new ideas, expert insights and practical tips for becoming a more effective and influential leader.

    Fri 28 Apr - 08:30 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

    Read more
  • Legal Support Staff Conference

    As a professional working in legal support, your work is critical to delivering smooth and compliant legal services for your firm. This conference will feature exceptional speakers across various areas of law to ensure you are aware of changes in legislation, and career advancing opportunities.

    Thu 27 Apr - 08:30 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

    Read more
  • 13th Victorian Legal Awards

    This event is attended by esteemed members of the judiciary and leading lawyers, bringing members of the profession together for a night of celebration, live entertainment and dancing. This year's ceremony will be feature comedian, actor and radio/TV presenter Dave Thornton as the Master of Ceremonies.

    Fri 19 May - 07:00 PM
    Peninsula, Shed 14, Central Pier

    161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands

    Read more
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference

    ADR practitioners must have a breadth of knowledge that includes dealing with high conflict personalities, developing a thriving business and complying with obligations. By attending this conference, you will hear the latest developments and techniques from members of the judiciary, lecturers and mediators.

    Fri 12 May - 08:30 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

    Read more