this product is unavailable for purchase using a firm account, please log in with a personal account to make this purchase.

The LIV is currently closed to all visitors.

We are working remotely to deliver member services. For more information visit our 

COVID-19 Hub
Select from any of the filters or enter a search term
Calendar
Calendar
Employment: Zooming into a new role
Employment: Zooming into a new role

 Karin Derkley 01 May 2021

The LIJ talked to four lawyers who have faced the challenge of starting a new job during the pandemic. 

More navigate_next

Young Lawyers: Unsustainable expectations
Young Lawyers: Unsustainable expectations

 Anastasia Misarvidis-Tyshing and Matthew Healy 01 May 2021

Despite the legal profession no longer overtly promoting overwork, it is an unstated assumption that young lawyers will work overtime.

More navigate_next

The Verdins Principles
The Verdins Principles

 Rose George 26 Apr 2021

Courts are required to determine what the most appropriate sentencing orders are based on the circumstances of an individual. This often involves balancing multiple factors such general and specific deterrence, denunciation and punishment, as well as considerations specific to an accused, such as their moral culpability and the risks that a term of imprisonment poses.

More navigate_next

Practice Spotlight: Trademarks law and practice
Practice Spotlight: Trademarks law and practice

 Suzannah Wood 20 Apr 2021

Trademarks is an area of intellectual property that protects signs used as a badge of origin (such as Coca Cola or Apple). It is an area that offers variety, interesting matters and legal issues, and the ability to hone your client communication skills from an early stage.

More navigate_next

At a crossroads: choosing an alternative career
At a crossroads: choosing an alternative career

 Kim Koelmeyeris 30 Mar 2021

 In the echo chamber of law school, it is often forgotten that law graduates have a wide array of career options available to them. In 2020, I decided to enter a career path outside of the law. 

More navigate_next

Balancing motivation and mental wellbeing
Balancing motivation and mental wellbeing

 Aayushi Patel 30 Mar 2021

Despite it being highly rewarding, studying law has the capacity to quickly become demanding. A profession in law requires extraordinary grades, exceptional involvement in numerous co-curricular activities and extensive legal experience.

More navigate_next

Practice spotlight: court associates
Practice spotlight: court associates

 Madeline Rintoul 04 Mar 2021

An associate position would appeal to anyone interested in getting an in-depth view in what it takes to manage a court proceeding and how judicial officers make their decisions.

 

More navigate_next

Grateful not hateful
Grateful not hateful

 Victor Aeberli 04 Mar 2021

The messages continually pumped into the ether of online media are confusing at best. Amplified by the current international political climate, the discord in people's online opinions across the globe is bewildering.

 

More navigate_next

Annualised salary changes under Legal Services Award due next week
Annualised salary changes under Legal Services Award due next week

 LIV 25 Feb 2021

Law firms have until Monday March 1 to reconcile the annualised salaries of law clerks, law graduates and paralegals under Fair Work’s new underpayments legislation...

More navigate_next

Why admissions ceremonies are important
Why admissions ceremonies are important

 Christine Bulos and Cherie Fung 22 Jan 2021

COVID-19 has taken a lot from us. Our freedoms, our health and, for many, the celebration of hard-earned achievements. For recent law graduates, the noteworthy often dreamt about day of being admitted to practice and reaching that finish line was brutally taken away as well.

 

More navigate_next

What admission into the legal profession meant to us
What admission into the legal profession meant to us

 Saara Amjadeen, Marionne Tolentino and Janice Mahesan 22 Jan 2021

Juggling law school, gaining practical legal experience, networking and engaging in other extracurricular activities was considered normal and almost expected of law students. Undoubtedly, anxiety and other stresses were part of law student life.

More navigate_next

LIV Young Lawyers virtual events
LIV Young Lawyers virtual events

 Harshini Wickrema 11 Nov 2020

During the ongoing lockdown in Melbourne, I have been fortunate to attend a series of virtual events hosted by the LIV Young Lawyers, who aimed to provide education, support and mentoring during the state government’s restrictions. These events covered a range of topics.

More navigate_next

Displaying results 16-27 (of 27)
 |<  <  1 - 2 >  >|