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LIV Council update

LIV Council update

By LIV Media

Communication Leadership 


The LIV Council meets 12 times a year to consider matters of importance to members, the legal profession and the community...

LIV Annual General Meeting 

The Law Institute of Victoria held its AGM on November 21 at 470 Bourke Street.

2018 president Belinda Wilson addressed attendees. A summary of Ms Wilson’s speech will be published in Jan/Feb 2019 LIJ.

Newly elected LIV directors were declared and Ms Wilson thanked retiring directors for their contribution.

The president, president elect and vice president for 2019 were also declared.

There were questions from the floor about the sale of 470 Bourke St building, the LIV’s capital management strategy and, the appointment of the new LIV CEO Adam Awty and his vision for the future. Mr Awty’s future focus will be published in the Jan/Feb 2019 LIJ in his own words.

LIV Board report 

The LIV board meets to consider matters of importance to members, the legal profession and the community.

At the November 22 meeting the board;

1. Elected LIV director and Young Lawyer president Brendan Lacota as the fifth executive member.

2. Received a presentation on the recent LIV member engagement survey.

3. Heard from 2018 president Belinda Wilson on her activities including visits to regional law associations, media comments and participation in the highly-successful Melbourne Press Club panel on law and order before the state election.

4. Received the monthly operational report from LIV CEO Adam Awty. This included an update on the move to 140 William St, scheduled for December 21 and open to members from January 2, 2019.

5. Considered the future strategy for the LIV and forward planning for the next 12 months. At the invitation of the board, some newly elected board members attended the November meeting.

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