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Purpose of the LCA

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Blog: The recent annual general meeting and directors’ meeting of the Law Council of Australia (LCA) has encouraged me to write something to help our members better understand the LCA. It is, to my mind, undoubted that Australian lawyers need...

Debt and distress

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LIJ: The Farm Debt Mediation Act establishes a compulsory mediation scheme requiring mortgagees to offer farmers a mediation before commencing enforcement action, but there is room for improvement. The Farm Debt Mediation Act...

Canine counsel

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LIJ: Dogs that are helping victims of abuse tell their stories may one day provide support to witnesses in court too. At the Goulburn Valley Centre Against Sexual Assault, a black labrador is sitting quietly, observing a young girl while she plays in a sandbox...

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  • National Costs Law Conference

    This conference will offer insights and practical guidance on the complexities of costs law in Australia. The LIV is delighted to host The Honourable Bernard Michael Murphy as our keynote speaker.

    Fri 17 Feb - 09:00 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • 20th Commonwealth Law Conference

    The Commonwealth Lawyers Association is delighted to be returning to the southern hemisphere where the vibrant city of Melbourne will host the 20th Commonwealth Law Conference in association with the Law Institute of Victoria.

    Mon 20 Mar - 09:00 AM
    Melbourne Convention Centre

    1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf

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