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The LIV is currently closed to all visitors.

We are working remotely to deliver member services. For more information visit our 

COVID-19 Hub

LIV Services & Support

The LIV is closely following government directives. We remain open for business to support members through these challenging times.

  • We have created this Information Hub to be the one-stop source of information for the legal profession
  • Relevant staff and teams are working remotely to deliver member services
  • CPD and education programs have been moved to online formats
  • LIV Practice Contingency Planning resources and Practice Notes on witnessing and signing documents are available here.

We remain available to help with any queries you may have. 


Quick Contacts

Department Phone Email
Reception and Service & Support Concierge 03 9607 9311
Membership Inquiries 03 9607 9470
Find Your Lawyer Referral Service 03 9607 9550
Library 03 9607 9360
Ethics Guidance Telephone Service 03 9607 9336
Practice Support Line 03 9607 9378
CPD Compliance 03 9607 9328
Law Institute Journal 03 9607 9319
Law Books 03 9607 9348
Media Inquiries 03 9607 9597
Sponsorship 03 9607 9385

Your Wellbeing

First and foremost your wellbeing and that of your colleagues is the most important consideration.

LIV Professional Wellbeing: Recognising and responding to ‘Social Isolation' (Post 23 March 2020)

LIV Member Counselling Service

LIV members can contact the LIV’s Member Counselling Service 24/7 on 1800 818 728 (services are delivered through our partner, AccessEAP). Find out more here.

Communications and LIV's response

Please check our website, daily LawNews email and social media channels for the latest information. See below for aast announcements and resources:

Access to Member Facilities

The LIV is currently closed to all visitors. We are working remotely to deliver member services (updated 05 August 2021)

LIV Library

LawBooks Bookshop

External room hire - for information please contact:

LIV Activitites and CPD


Face-to-face CPD sessions and other activities will cease until further notice. We are offering our CPD activities remotely (via Webinar and Online Video) working with our presenters to minimise the impact on your learning.

If you have already booked to attend a CPD session or conference, we will automatically transfer your booking to webinar attendance. Should you not receive a specific email about your registration, please contact or 03 9607 9311.

Member social events

All social events are cancelled or postponed. Registrants for the events will be contacted by email.

Committee meetings

No committee or section meetings will be held face-to-face until further notice. Our Legal Policy and Young Lawyers sections are in contact with committee chairs that have meetings scheduled within the next month to ask whether meetings can be postponed, cancelled or held via email or teleconference.

Member Services & Support

Ethics advice line and practice management support

We will continue to offer these services. For ethics support call 03 9607 9336 and for practice support call 03 9607 9378 or you can email the team on No external face-to-face visits will be undertaken until further notice.

LIV Practice Notes, Practice Contingency resources and other information for the profession, available here.

Legal Referral Service

The LIV’s Find Your Lawyer Referral Service will continue to operate via phone (03) 9607 9550, email and online.