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Member Benefits Tailored to Non-Practising Lawyers

Membership with the LIV is your key to staying connected to the Victorian legal profession. Whether you’re in the early stages of your legal career, an established professional who has taken a career break or part of the wider legal community, membership unlocks access to carefully curated updates on legal information, discounted professional development, chances to engage with industry leaders and exclusive members-only privileges – all keys to maintaining a stimulating career for life.

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.

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

  • Enjoy opportunities to engage with other influential members of the legal profession at LIV networking and social events, including the Victorian Legal Awards, Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial Luncheon and complimentary Members Christmas Party.

Resources, research and support
Resources, Research and Support

  • Access the LIV Library's extensive resources, books and online legal databases, including HeinOnline, LexisNexis, RED, e-books and AGIS+ Text. Take advantage of the library’s mail out, custom research and document supply services.
  • Receive a 10 per cent discount on legal texts, books and forms purchased from the LIV Law Books website and bookshop.
  • 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.

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.

Advocacy and influence
Advocacy and Influence

  • Join LIV committees and working groups to build skills, advocate for important issues and influence LIV policy and state and federal legislation.
  • Grow your professional profile by presenting at one of the LIV’s education or professional development programs.
  • Contribute to the LIV’s news channels, such as the Law Institute Journal, LIV website and LIV social media.


Further Information

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