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Member Benefits Tailored to Law Students

Our commitment to the development of your legal career begins well before your first job. LIV education, mentoring and networking opportunities are designed specifically to support your growth as a student, ensuring you are adequately prepared to launch a successful career post-graduation. And since a good start is so important, your membership as a student is on us.

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

  • Access LIV Young Lawyers educational programs, resources, networks and supports. This dynamic branch of the LIV was established to enhance the legal skills, knowledge and professional networks of members in the early stages of career development.
  • Attend the Ideas for Careers workshop series and annual LIV Legal Careers Fair for guidance and help defining your career path.
  • Opportunities to connect with other legal professionals at LIV Young Lawyers networking events.

Wellbeing and personal development
Wellbeing and Personal Development

  • Tap into the LIV's mentoring program to receive personalised advice and career guidance from experienced practitioners and members of the judiciary.
  • Support your mental wellbeing and take advantage of 24/7 access to confidential support and counselling services through our member Employee Assistance Program. Services are delivered online, over the phone or face-to-face.

Resources, research and support
Resources, Research and Support

  • Visit the LIV Library to use its extensive resources and access online legal databases. Request Law Institute Journal articles via the library's document supply service.
  • Receive discounts on legal texts, books and forms purchased from the LIV Law Books website and bookshop.

Advocacy and influence
Advocacy and Influence

  • Build skills and advocate for important issues by joining one of the LIV Young Lawyers committee’s seven sub-committees for lawyers who are new to the profession.
  • Contribute a submission to Young Lawyers publications.

Critical news and information
Critical News and Information


Further Information

Student membership is available to law students studying at an undergraduate or postgraduate level.

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