this product is unavailable for purchase using a firm account, please log in with a personal account to make this purchase.

The LIV is currently closed to all visitors.

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

COVID-19 Hub
Select from any of the filters or enter a search term
Calendar
Calendar
Covid-19 a “lightning rod” for reform of Magistrates Court, conference told
Covid-19 a “lightning rod” for reform of Magistrates Court, conference told

 Karin Derkley 20 Aug 2021

Despite its devastating impacts on the profession, COVID-19 has also been a “lightning rod” for permanent beneficial change to Victoria's busiest court, Chief Magistrate Lisa Hannan told the LIV Criminal Law Conference...

 

More navigate_next

Golden Gavel Competition delivers laughs despite lockdown
Golden Gavel Competition delivers laughs despite lockdown

 Bill Molloy 18 Aug 2021

While Melbourne trudges through its sixth lockdown (or ‘Locky D’), the return of the LIV Golden Gavel Competition brought some much-needed levity last week.

More navigate_next

0

Conference to update criminal lawyers on Court’s ‘new normal’
Conference to update criminal lawyers on Court’s ‘new normal’

 Karin Derkley 11 Aug 2021

Chief Magistrate Lisa Hannan will give an update to practitioners on the ‘new normal’ in the Magistrates’ Court at the LIV Criminal Law Conference next Thursday...

More navigate_next

August LIJ online edition
August LIJ online edition

 Law Institute Journal 01 Aug 2021

Welcome to the August LIJ online edition. You can click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising.

More navigate_next

0

Contents – August LIJ
Contents – August LIJ

 Law Institute Journal 01 Aug 2021

Quick links to August LIJ 2021 content.

More navigate_next

From the president: Taking an alternative approach
From the president: Taking an alternative approach

 Tania Wolff 01 Aug 2021

A more compassionate response to crime and the causes of crime is a key enabler of success in the justice system.

More navigate_next

Unsolicited
Unsolicited

 Law Institute Journal 01 Aug 2021

I write to register my unequivocal opposition to the proposal that solicitors should be able to charge contingency fees in class actions.

More navigate_next

0

Legal awards: LIV awards distinguished service
Legal awards: LIV awards distinguished service

 Carolyn Ford 01 Aug 2021

Congratulations go to the winners of the 2021 LIV Legal Awards for their valuable contributions. 
 

More navigate_next

0

ARC: Specialist court expansion recommended
ARC: Specialist court expansion recommended

 Carolyn Ford 01 Aug 2021

The Assessment and Referral Court has been recognised with multiple awards for its success in diverting people with mental illness away from the criminal justice system. Magistrate Roslyn Porter talks to Carolyn Ford.

More navigate_next

Surge in demand for legal help
Surge in demand for legal help

 Karin Derkley 01 Aug 2021

The legal assistance sector has rallied together and innovated to help people needing urgent legal help as a result of the pandemic.

More navigate_next

VLRC: Milestone for progress
VLRC: Milestone for progress

 Karin Derkley 01 Aug 2021

The Victorian Law Reform Commission has been improving laws in the state since 2001. Chair Tony North QC talks to Karin Derkley about its impact.

More navigate_next

Practice management: New Business program for principals
Practice management: New Business program for principals

 Law Institute Journal 01 Aug 2021

LIV Leaders in Practice is a new business support program for members who want to be more sustainable, profitable, hire the right people, use time more effectively and win more clients. 

More navigate_next

VLRC: 20 years of law reform
VLRC: 20 years of law reform

 Nick Gadd 01 Aug 2021

Established in 2001, the Victorian Law Reform Commission has led the way for substantial law reform in the state. 

More navigate_next

0

Substantial miscarriage of justice: Beyond reasonable doubt
Substantial miscarriage of justice: Beyond reasonable doubt

 Gavin Silbert QC 01 Aug 2021

The decision of the High Court of Australia overturning the Victorian Court of Appeal and acquitting Cardinal George Pell drew attention to the jurisdiction of intermediate courts of appeal to overturn jury verdicts. 

More navigate_next

Costs: Paying the price
Costs: Paying the price

 Dr Philip Bender and Charlie Schaffer 01 Aug 2021

Extreme caution should be taken when pleading fraud during civil proceedings in order to avoid adverse cost orders under the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) against client and practitioner. 

More navigate_next

Displaying results 46-60 (of 2968)
 |<  <  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  >  >|