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Books, seminar papers, multimedia

LIV members may borrow library material for 14 days, with a one week renewal available unless reserved by a member. Items can be collected from the library, posted or sent via DX free of charge. Material including the location REF is unable to be borrowed.


Tyree, Alan L, Banking Law in Australia (9th edn), LexisNexis Butterworths, 2017 (KN 303 T 1 9)

Commercial leases

Duncan, WD, Christensen, Sharon, Commercial Leases in Australia (8th edn), LawBook Co, 2017 (KN 92.6 D 1 8)

Consumer law

Court, Sarah, Healy, Rosannah, Lulham, Ian et al, Competition and Consumer Law Conference, seminar paper, 15 November 2017, LIV Continuing Professional Development (F KN 266 C 1)

Electronic conveyancing

Libbis, Simon, Nolan, Phil, de Raad, Lydia, et al, Transition to 100% Digital Conveyancing Symposium, seminar paper, 2 November 2017, LIV Continuing Professional Development (F KN 74 L 2)

Family law

Kayler-Thomson, Wendy, Mellas, Jim, Pullos, Cassandra et al, Sound Education in Family Law, Audio CD, November 2017, Television Education Network (TEN) (ACD KN 170 K 16)

CD 1. - 1. Introduction -- 2. Family law report -- 3. Alternative dispute resolution options and when to use them in family law -- CD 2. - 1. Family law case watch -- 2. Getting indemnity costs: the holy grail

Family law – alternative dispute resolution

Mellas, Jim, Alternative dispute resolution options & when to use them in family law, seminar papers, November 2017, Television Education Network (TEN), 2017 (F KN 170 M 4)

Family law – Indemnity costs

Berger, Barry, Getting indemnity costs: the holy grail, seminar paper, November 2017, Television Education Network (TEN), 2017 (F KN 170 B 1)

Law firm technology

Susskind, Richard, Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An introduction to your future (2nd edn), Oxford University Press, 2017 (KL 85 S 4 2)


Rose, William M, Eastman, Roger, Pleadings Without Tears: A guide to legal drafting under the Civil Procedure Rules (9th edn), Oxford University Press, 2017 (KN 380.3 R 1 9)

Securities law

Baxt, Robert, Black, Ashley, Hanrahan, Pamela, Securities and Financial Services Law (9th edn), LexisNexis Butterworths, 2017 (KN 304.1 B 2 9)

Town planning

Rowley, Stephen, The Victorian Planning System: Practice, problems and prospects, Federation Press, 2017 (KN 96 R 1)

Workplace relations

Hamilton, Reg, Bornstein, Josh, Wise, Karen, et al, Workplace Relations Conference 2017, seminar papers, 27 October 2017, LIV Continuing Professional Development (F KN 190 H 1)



Articles may be requested online and will be emailed, faxed or mailed to members.

Access to justice

Martin, Wayne, “Access to justice in multicultural Australia” in Brief, vol 44 no 8, September 2017, pp22-28 (ID 72079)


Dixon, Lana, “Drones take flight” in New Zealand Law Journal, October 2017, pp312-315, 342 (ID 72051)


Anderson, Colin, Morrison, David, “Death and bankruptcy” in Insolvency Law Journal, vol 25, 2017, pp127-141 (ID 72251)


Langos, Colette, Giancaspro, Mark, “Empowering workers: avenues of legal redress for victims of workplace cyberbullying” in Australian Business Law Review, vol 45, 2017, pp448-466 (ID 72238)

Charities – taxation

Croft, Clyde, “Around the nation: Victoria – Regulation of professions: Charitable?” in Australian Law Journal, vol 91, 2017, pp806-808 (ID 72237)


Dudley, Ben, “Can workers be paid in digital currency?” in Internet Law Bulletin, vol 20 no 6, September 2017, pp115-118 (ID 71772)


Horton, Fabian, “Australia and China’s agreement on cybercrime” in Internet Law Bulletin, vol 20 no 6, September 2017, pp111-113 (ID 71771)


Mendelson, Danuta, “Voluntary assisted dying legislation in Victoria: What can we learn from the Netherlands experience?” in Journal of Law and Medicine, vol 25, 2017, pp30-45 (ID 72242)

Family law – property settlements

Parker, Anna, “Section 90AK of the Family Law Act: acquisition of property on just terms” in Family Law Review, vol 7, 2017, pp150-155 (ID 72250)

Health – working conditions

O’Connor, Thea, “How office work can kill you” in In the Black, October 2017, pp60-62 (ID 71774)


Library facilities

  • Wide range of online legal databases
  • PCs with free internet access and commonly used software
  • Private study carrels with power for notebooks
  • Wireless internet access
  • Photocopiers
  • Members’ lounge
  • Experienced staff offering assistance and advice on the use of resources
  • Swipe card member access to the library Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Request, reserve and renew books, order copies of articles, request research assistance and access legal resources via the LIV website

Library contact details

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Fax: 9607 9359



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