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Keeping records
Keeping records

 Jolyon Dunn 01 Nov 2017

There is a strict regulatory framework in Victoria for law practices receiving trust money. Compliance with trust accounting requirements is critical and helps to minimise risks to the business...

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Seven steps to success
Seven steps to success

 Brent Szalay 01 Nov 2017

The global financial crisis is long gone, but I happily welcome Greater Financial Control (GFC). Financial control is the key ingredient to making informed and timely decisions, fuelling business growth. 

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Simple ways to get more referrals
Simple ways to get more referrals

 Amy Burton-Bradley 01 Nov 2017

With the low cost of acquisition and high conversion rate, referrals are undoubtedly one of the best ways to develop your business. Get to grips with referrals by understanding the three drivers of referrals to lawyers...

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Minimise your risks
Minimise your risks

 Stephen Bubb and Heather Hibberd 01 Nov 2017

Risk is a part of every legal practice. Practitioners should be aware of the common underlying causes of negligence claims against law firms, as well as the practice management steps that can reduce risk...

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Confidentiality and conflict of interest are first cousins
Confidentiality and conflict of interest are first cousins

 Donna Cooper and Michael Dolan 01 Nov 2017

Confidentiality and conflicts of interest present two of the most challenging ethical areas for practitioners. One in three calls to the LIV Ethics and Practice Support service relate to these subjects...

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Getting it right
Getting it right

 Amy Burton-Bradley 01 Nov 2017

Many law firms seem stuck in unhelpful patterns when it comes to business development (BD). They are just getting by – not outright failing, but certainly failing to grow, advance and prosper...

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Emotional intelligence in practice
Emotional intelligence in practice

 Karin Derkley 01 Nov 2017

In a recent advertisement for a senior commercial lawyer, along with the usual requirements for first class legal technical skills, research and commercial skills, is another key selection criterion applicants need to have mastered: emotional intelligence...

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Matters for judgment
Matters for judgment

 Carolyn Ford 01 Nov 2017

Since Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen’s appointment in 2012 the remand population has grown dramatically and it’s not stopping. “A problem emerged in 2013 that I would never have imagined..."

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Courts lift standards on expert reports
Courts lift standards on expert reports

 Karin Derkley 01 Nov 2017

The Court of Appeal has been at the forefront of reform in recent years, with a series of practice notes aiming to improve the ways criminal courts deal with expert evidence...

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A year in reflection
A year in reflection

 Belinda Wilson 01 Nov 2017

It is a time to reflect on the year so far, so that we can acknowledge the achievements of all involved at the LIV and begin planning for next year. This year we saw a testing of our justice system, the inadequacies of youth detention centres...

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Looking ahead
Looking ahead

 Nerida Wallace 01 Nov 2017

Many of you attended September’s farewell dinner for Chief Justice Marilyn Warren at the National Gallery of Victoria where, in glittering style with much comedy from a group of Victorian silks and a tribute by LIV president Belinda Wilson, we wished her well...

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Unsolicited
Unsolicited

 Law Institute Journal 01 Nov 2017

Letters to the LIJ. This month Alan Ray asks if there are too many lawyers coming into the profession, and whether we should consider the American system of a seperate Bar examination for entry to practice. Hannah Lewis discusses marriage equality, discrimination and Australia's justice system...

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Court on Camera
Court on Camera

 LIJ 01 Nov 2017

On 23 September the LIV and the Victorian Bar hosted a dinner in the Great Hall of the National Gallery of Victoria to farewell Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC on her retirement from the Supreme Court after 18 years. Almost 400 people from across Victoria’s judiciary and legal profession attended the event...

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High Court judgments
High Court judgments

 Andrew Yuile 01 Nov 2017

Victorian barrister Andrew Yuile on constitutional law, migration law and criminal law...

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Federal Court judgments
Federal Court judgments

 Dan Star QC 01 Nov 2017

Dan Star QC on competition law/practice and procedure, costs, evidence, and more...

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