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Comprehensive Member Benefits

Realise the power of membership and set yourself up for a rewarding careers with our professional networks, resources and supports.

Read the 2020/21 membership brochure or see benefits below.


Ethics and professional practice
SUPPORT | Ethics and Professional Practice

“For small practices like mine, LIV membership is so important. The law is constantly changing, and the LIV helps me stay on top of what’s happening. I always appreciate the objective perspective the LIV is able to give me about practice management and ethical issues.”

Fatoum Souki, Principal Solicitor, Souki Lawyers

Critical news and information
NEWS | Critical News and Information

  • Complimentary Law Institute Journal
  • Young Lawyers Blog and monthly e-newsletter
  • Daily LawNews emails
  • Exclusve, members-only content on the LIV website
  • Expert information, advice and guidance from the LIV website, including details on the latest submissions and substantial legal updates, along with media releases and general legal news
  • Immediate updates on timely topics on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram

"I truly value my membership of the LIV for the flow of news and information that I receive daily and for my connection with other government lawyers. The LawNews that arrives in my in box each working day so often has news of some development pertinent to something I'm working on, and otherwise just seeing news in other areas is always useful."

Brendan McIntyre, Principal Solicitor, Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office

Resources, research and support

ACCESS | Resources, Research and Support

Resources & Research


Advocacy and influence
REACH | Advocacy and Influence

The trusted voice of the legal profession

Opportunities to bolster your professional profile

"There’s a real sense of enthusiasm and a shift in the perception of the LIV with consolidation of its place in the legal sector. Positive and strong relationships with government, the Office of Public Prosecutions, police and corrections are an integral part of maintaining the relevance of the LIV for its members and the profession at large. The integrity of the profession relies upon work done by the LIV’s policy team and we look forward to an enduring, positive and productive future. We all aspire to continue to strengthen the reputation of the LIV for the community and members."

Melinda Walker, Principal, Melinda Walker Criminal Law. Accredited Specialist, Criminal Law | Criminal Law Section Co-chair

Education, networking and career development
EDUCATION | Education, Networking and Career Development

Accredited Specialisation
SPECIALISATION | Accredited Specialisation Program

“I have been an LIV member since I was a law student and have more to do with the LIV now that I am practising regionally and through my role as president of the Ballarat and District Law Association. Membership has been very helpful in building connections with other practitioners in Ballarat and further afield. It also provides accessible CPD events locally.”

James Remington, Director, Nevetts Lawyers. Accredited Specialist, Workplace Relations

Ethics and professional practice
ADVICE | Practice Management

Wellbeing and personal development
WELLBEING | Wellbeing and Personal Development

LIV Advantage


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Please note that while most benefits are available to all members, there are some that are only for specific member categories. If you have any questions, email