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Legal laughs: relationship between comedy & law

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Blog: Young Lawyer Catherine Dorian, winner of the LIV Golden Gavel for 2016, reflects on the not-so-strange bedfellows of comedy and the law. My earliest memory of performing comedy was at the back of Ms Schneider’s grade two classroom...

Is cloud the right answer? – technology

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LIJ: What determines if using a cloud solution is appropriate? Simply put, cloud computing is the delivery of information and on-demand computing resources (networks, servers, storage, applications and services) over the internet...

Report: criminal justice system more punitive

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LIJ: Jesuit Social Services inaugural States of Justice Report shows that numbers of offenders have remained relatively steady over the past five years, undermining the public perception that crime in Australia is out of control, Jesuit Social Services...

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  • February–March CPD Program

    Ensure your compliance needs are met with our broad range of education across property, family, commercial, sports, costs, employment, business, technology, personal injury, elder and health, succession, and many other areas of law.


    Sofitel on Collins

    and the Law Institute of Victoria

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  • In-House Counsel Conference

    This year's exceptional speakers include two supervising counsel for Telstra, the executive general manager of commercial and general counsel for CPA Australia, and several principals and partners from major global law firms. Join them to investigate key developments and trends in the in-house counsel environment.

    Thu 09 Mar - 08:30 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial Lunch

    The LIV and Victorian Women Lawyers are proud to present this annual event. This year’s keynote speaker, Tasneem Chopra, will address the continuing need for diversity in the legal profession and beyond, sharing her passion as a cultural consultant and renowned social justice advocate.

    Fri 10 Mar - 12:00 PM
    Plaza Ballroom

    191 Collins St, Melbourne

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  • Essential Skills

    Missing a compliance area? These quick half day seminars offer CPD units in ethics and professional responsibility, professional skills, and practice management and business skills to ensure you have your compliance needs covered.


    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • 20th Commonwealth Law Conference

    The Commonwealth Lawyers Association is delighted to be returning to the southern hemisphere where the vibrant city of Melbourne will host the 20th Commonwealth Law Conference in association with the Law Institute of Victoria.

    Mon 20 Mar - 09:00 AM
    Melbourne Convention Centre

    1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf

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