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Member Benefits Tailored to Corporate Lawyers

Strengthen your connection with the legal profession and elevate your career by becoming a member of the LIV. Whether you are new to the profession or an experienced practitioner, membership gives you exclusive benefits, carefully curated legal news and information, and engaging professional development programs, among other indispensable resources and support, so you are best placed to achieve your career goals. That’s why LIV members are leaders in law.

Education, networking and career development
Education, Networking and Career Development

  • Receive members discounts on tailored LIV education programs, conferences, masterclasses and other training opportunities to advance professional development, keep abreast of legislative updates and fulfil your annual CPD requirements. Additionally, members can keep track of their CDP points with ease with our Online Tracker Tool.
  • Fulfil your annual CPD ethics requirement with complimentary access to the LIVing Ethics online video, which demonstrates best practice solutions to common ethical dilemmas.
  • Fast forward your career with the LIV Academy Series. Designed for lawyers with three to five years’ post-admission experience, the series helps build your skills and can put you on the path to Accredited Specialisation.
  • Enjoy opportunities to engage with other industry leaders through invitations to professional networking and social events, including the Victorian Legal Awards, Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial Luncheon and complimentary Members Christmas Party.

Ethics and professional practice
Ethics and Professional Practice

  • Resolve your ethics queries via the LIV Ethics Line and and through rulings by the LIV Ethics Committee.
  • Draw on the expertise of a Member Advisory Service panel member and receive up to three free hours of confidential advice on disciplinary issues, complaints and disputes.

Critical news and information
Critical News and Information

  • Stay informed of key legal issues and read the latest insights from leaders in the legal profession through your complimentary subscription to LIV’s award-winning Law Institute Journal and members-only daily LawNews email, featuring a curated list of valuable news articles from respected publications such as The Age and AFR.
  • Unlock exclusive members-only content on the LIV’s website.
  • Join the social media conversation and follow the LIV’s Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook accounts for immediate updates on timely legal topics.  

Resources, research and support
Resources, Research and Support

  • Receive a 10 per cent discounts on legal texts, books and forms from the LIV Law Books website and bookshop.
  • Access the LIV Library's extensive resources, books and online legal databases, including HeinOnline, LexisNexis, RED, e-books and AGIS+ Text.  Benefit from the library’s mail out, custom research and document supply services.
  • Access state-of-the-art mediation and meeting rooms at the LIV’s new members’ facilities, located in Melbourne’s legal district. The first hour is free to members; subsequent hours are available at a discounted member rate.
  • Highly regarded as a symbol of respect and excellence, display the LIV member logo to showcase your membership to the sector’s leading professional organisation.
  • Enjoy a range of exclusive offers and discounts from our partner organisations, including Australian Unity Health Cover, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, MCP Lawyer’s Life, OPSM, Qantas, RACV and Virgin Australia, through our LIV Advantage program.

Accredited Specialisation
Accredited Specialisation

  • Become an LIV Accredited Specialist and gain recognition from both your peers and the public as an expert in your field. Specialisation also offers access to the Accredited Specialist professional development program to help you stay on top of developments in your area.

Advocacy and influence
Advocacy and Influence

  • Play a leading role in LIV committees and working groups to help shape LIV policy, influence state and federal policy, and improve outcomes for the legal profession.
  • Grow your professional profile by presenting at one of the LIV’s professional development programs.
  • Contribute to the LIV’s communication channels, such as the Law Institute Journal, LIV website and LIV social media.

Wellbeing and personal development
Wellbeing and Personal Development

  • Support your mental wellbeing and take advantage of 24/7 access confidential support and counselling services offered through our member Employee Assistance Program. Services are delivered online, over the phone or face-to-face.
  • Tap into the LIV's mentoring program and receive personalised career guidance and support from experienced practitioners and members of the judiciary, as well as the opportunity to take part in an informal member-to-member mentor service. Alternatively, share your professional experience and become a mentor.


Further Information

If you have any further questions about LIV membership, please contact our membership team at or 03 9607 9470.