Make the Most of Your Membership

Browse the full range of LIV membership benefits to ensure you are making the most of your membership. Download the 2017/18 Guide to Membership by clicking on the image below.

The work of community legal centres is integral to ensuring access to justice. In order to support this valuable work, the LIV offers a reduced membership rate. For more information, and to register your CLC for LIV membership, please contact our Member Engagement team at or phone 9607 9470.

Build Your Skills and Networks

Professional Development

CLC members receive 25 per cent off all LIV education activities, giving you the opportunity to learn from the top speakers what tips and techniques you can use to achieve the best outcomes for clients and grow as a lawyer.

Events and Activities

Engage with other lawyers and meet influential members of the profession at LIV events such as the Law Institute of Victoria Awards, Legal Comedy Debate and Golden Gavel Competition. Join with other lawyers to explore the lighter side of the law and build your wellness. The Legal Fun Run & Walk is one of the fantastic annual activities hosted by the LIV to boost your wellbeing.

Browse the CPD & Networking pages for upcoming CPD and events.

Get Support on Practice and Ethical Issues

Ethics Guidance

Access confidential ethics guidance from our experienced solicitors. If needed, more complex queries may be brought to the Ethics Committee for review. Phone 9607 9336 or email to seek advice. 

Complimentary Ethics Education

Complimentary for practising and new solicitor members, online LIVing Ethics education demonstrates best practice solutions to common ethical dilemmas using real-life scenarios. Find out more on the Ethics page.

Take Advantage of Library Resources

Research Services

Take advantage of the expertise and efficient research conducted by LIV librarians, providing you with the material and support you need to deliver the best outcomes for your clients. Contact with your research requests or fill out our online form.

Exclusive Databases

Members have remote access to essential online legal resources, including articles and case law, law reports, forms and precedents, and legal commentary through HeinOnline, LexisNexis RED, CCH e-books and AGIS+ Text. Find out more about the LIV library collection and services.

Shape the Future of the Law

Practice Sections, Committees and Working Groups

Play an active role in shaping the law, grow your professional networks and collaborate with your colleagues by joining a practice section, committee or working group in your area of practice, with 13 sections and more than 90 active committees and working groups available. Find out how you can get involved.

LIV Mentoring

Receive personalised career guidance and support from an LIV mentor. Alternatively, you may be ready to pass on your expertise to lead the next generation of lawyers by becoming a mentor for others. Learn more about our range of mentoring opportunities.