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How to get exclusive support for your practice

How to get exclusive support for your practice

By By LIV Media

Practice & Procedure Practice Management 


You have spent years establishing your career as a lawyer. In your first years of practice, you honed your skills by attending professional development sessions and gaining practical experience in the workplace. Now, as an experienced legal professional, you strive to meet new challenges and continuously improve your practice.  

However, sometimes you may require extra support.

The LIV is proud to provide members with exclusive professional practice support in a variety of key areas:

  • Managing the day-to-day requirements of running a practice, including starting, managing and closing a practice
  • Ethics and professional conduct queries
  • Trust account obligations
  • Costs queries  

Professional practice support:
The LIV provides members with unlimited confidential telephone assistance from experienced practitioners regarding day-to-day practice management queries. Key areas include conveyancing, property, succession, dealings with powers of attorney, costs, trust accounts and Uniform Law compliance. 

Call  the Practice Support Line if you require any assistance on 03 9607 9378, or contact us by email

Ethics support:
Contact our experienced practitioners to obtain unlimited confidential telephone assistance to resolve your ethics concerns, whether they arise in relation to your dealings with other parties or involve matters within your own practice. LIV members can also seek a ruling from the LIV Ethics Committee. For more details see here

Please contact the Ethics Line if you require any assistance on 03 9607 9336, or email

Member Advisory Service:
Need expert advice to respond to a disciplinary complaint from the Victorian Legal Services Board & Commissioner? LIV members may receive up to three hours free advice per year from expert practitioners, subject to being referred to the service by the LIV ethics and professional practice manager.

To find out more contact the LIV eEthics and Professional Practice manager at   

Other member support lines and services:

LIV Costs Lawyers Service – 03 9607 9403 or email

Bookshop (including LIV forms and precedents) – 03 9607 9348 or email

Library (research services) – 03 9607 9360 or email


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