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On the frontline

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LIJ: We call on our leaders in law for help in educating the public. Within the first two months of this year we have seen a public assault on some of the most vulnerable sections of our community, including a focus on harsher penalties to move our homeless...

Digital natives in demand

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LIJ: Effective supervision supports legal innovation. It would be difficult to find a person who was unaware of what Uber has done to the taxi industry. Yet many lawyers are still in denial about the “Uberisation” of the legal profession. It’s not coming, it’s...

Pride in diversity

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LIJ: Work on LGBTI issues reflects DLA Piper’s own practices on diversity and inclusion. DLA Piper has, for many years, provided pro bono assistance to organisations and individuals to advance the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex...

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  • Foreign Investment Primer

    Aimed at lawyers from a wide range of practice areas, this program will give you useful knowledge and tools to best assist your clients who deal with foreign investment transactions, as well as a better understanding of when to seek assistance from expert practitioners.

    Wed 29 Mar - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Essential Skills

    Missing a compliance area? These quick half day seminars offer CPD units in ethics and professional responsibility, professional skills, and practice management and business skills to ensure you have your compliance needs covered.


    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • LIV Insights – Drugs in Sport

    Is the war on drugs in sport actually working? Touching on his experiences with anti-doping laws, Mark “Bomber” Thompson will join Olympic gold medallist rower Kim Brennan AM; Patrick Keyzer, head of La Trobe Law School; and Paul Horvath, principal of Sports Lawyer, for this fascinating discussion.

    Thu 20 Apr - 07:00 AM
    The Events Centre

    727 Collins St, Docklands

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  • 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

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  • Legal Comedy Debate: Lawyers vs Machines

    Will lawyers be terminated by technology? Judgment Day is coming and the war between lawyers and machines is inevitable. Join us for the 15th Legal Comedy debate as we take on another contentious topic.

    Mon 10 Apr - 06:00 PM
    Athenaeum Theatre

    188 Collins St, Melbourne

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