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Why the fixation with Trump?

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Blog: I have never shown much interest in American’s politics, yet I now find myself scouring the papers each morning to get my daily Trump dose. Be it known that this blog is by no means a political piece. Rather, it is my quest to understand what it is about Trump that...

3 things new employment lawyers should know

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News: If you're new to employment law, you might find yourself asking what it takes to be successful. Employment law is a complex area with a broad range of legislation to consider, industrial instruments to understand and case law to get your head around...

Top tips for drafting wills for blended families

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News: Drafting wills for blended families comes with its own unique challenges. Practitioners are faced with finding practical solutions for clients that not only ensure family relationships are kept intact, but also work from a tax perspective, a means-tested pension perspective...

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  • February–March CPD Program

    Ensure your compliance needs are met with our broad range of education across property, family, commercial, sports, costs, employment, business, technology, personal injury, elder and health, succession, and many other areas of law.


    Sofitel on Collins

    and the Law Institute of Victoria

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  • In-House Counsel Conference

    This year's exceptional speakers include two supervising counsel for Telstra, the executive general manager of commercial and general counsel for CPA Australia, and several principals and partners from major global law firms. Join them to investigate key developments and trends in the in-house counsel environment.

    Thu 09 Mar - 08:30 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial Lunch

    The LIV and Victorian Women Lawyers are proud to present this annual event. This year’s keynote speaker, Tasneem Chopra, will address the continuing need for diversity in the legal profession and beyond, sharing her passion as a cultural consultant and renowned social justice advocate.

    Fri 10 Mar - 12:00 PM
    Plaza Ballroom

    191 Collins 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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  • 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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