LIV President's Blog 2012

November 29, 2012

Six top tips for briefing counsel

At some point in your career, you will be required to engage counsel to, amongst other things, settle documents, provide an opinion or appear in a matter. What should go in the brief? How should ... more
 

November 22, 2012

For Justice and Mercy

Can you imagine facing the death penalty at the hands of the state, relying on understaffed and overworked legal offices for your representation? This is reality for the indigent death row defendan... more
 

November 15, 2012

How to conduct an effective client interview

Clients want to deal with someone they trust and like, so it is important for you to conduct the initial interview to the best of your ability. more
 

November 8, 2012

From idea to implementation: 5 steps for getting a not-for-profit organisation off the ground

Setting up a not-for-profit organisation is a big commitment, but it’s not out of reach. Here are 5 steps to get you started. And remember, every not-for-profit, no matter how big, started ou... more
 

November 1, 2012

Interventions Orders Part 2: Why didn't an intervention order protect Sargun’s life?

Recently, we heard that a young woman named Sargun Ragi had been allegedly murdered by her husband, Avjit Singh in her home. There was outrage when we learned that at the time of her death, Sargun ... more