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LIV Young Lawyers
Elisa Turco is a family lawyer and accredited family law mediator with Blackwood Family Lawyers. She is a member of the LIV Young Lawyers...
Due to the rapid increase in image sharing platforms, advances in technology and globalisation, revenge porn has become an unfortunate buzzword in recent years.
Civil Rights Communication Video Recordings Young Persons
Elicia Savvas and Anoushka Jeronimus
Adolescent family violence (AFV) is a form of family violence with increasing public awareness. It generally refers to a range of violent behaviours by young people towards their parents...
Overcrowding, understaffing and a punitive culture are fuelling unrest at Victoria's youth detention centres. Victoria's troubled teens are being locked up in isolation for up to 23 hours...
Justice Young Persons
Council amendments will have serious ramifications for Melbourne’s homeless population. On 7 February 2017, in a contentious move, City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Committee...
Human Rights Justice Voluntary Associations/Pro Bono Young Persons
Justice Connect's Stage 2 Access provides free legal help to vulnerable teens. For trans and gender-diverse teens, access to Stage 2 hormone treatment...
Diversity Human Rights Voluntary Associations/Pro Bono Young Persons
Overcrowding and understaffing is contributing to unrest in Victoria's youth detention centres and putting the safety of young people and staff at risk...
Criminal Law Section
The LIV has issued a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Youth...
Access to Justice Advocacy Child Welfare Courts Criminal Procedure Justice Punishment Sentencing Young Persons
Law Institute Journal
The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) has the power to investigate police misconduct complaints but refers roughly 90 per cent to Victoria Police...
Judge Amanda Chambers
This is an address by Judge Amanda Chambers, president of the Children’s Court of Victoria, who was guest speaker at the Community Opening of the Legal Year at the...
Courts Young Persons
Youth advocates are alarmed by new tough on crime measures that ignore longer term declines in youth offending in Victoria. A year of violent youth crime, along with riots...
Sentencing Young Persons
Drafting wills for blended families comes with its own unique challenges. Practitioners are faced with finding practical solutions for clients...
Aged Persons Continuing Legal Education Dispute Resolution Education Succession Wills
Young Lawyer Catherine Dorian, winner of the LIV Golden Gavel for 2016, reflects on the not-so-strange bedfellows...
Do you know the non-legal issues your client should consider when looking to move to a retirement village...
Aged Persons Continuing Legal Education Education Health Succession Training Programs
Starting out a career in the legal profession is not easy. We all make mistakes and learn and grow from our experiences...
CPD & Networking