We’d like to thank Victorian Law Week Sponsors, Supporters and Contributors – without their generous support Victorian Law Week would not be possible.
The VLSB+C is responsible for regulating lawyers in Victoria. We grant licences to lawyers and investigate and act on enquiries and complaints from the public. We educate lawyers about current and emerging issues to drive innovation, compliance and harm reduction, and improve the public’s understanding of the legal sector to ensure all Victorians have access to effective and high-quality justice.
City of Melbourne is proud to sponsor Law Week for the ninth year in a row. As a city for people, we’re proud to help our community better access and understand the law.
Victoria Legal Aid helps people with their legal problems. We provide free legal information and education to all Victorians; and legal advice and representation for people experiencing disadvantage who meet eligibility criteria. We provide collaborative leadership for a strong and dynamic legal assistance sector, serving individuals and the broader community.
The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) is the peak body for the legal profession representing lawyers and people working in the law in Victoria. Our members offer their commitment, diversity and expertise to help shape the laws of Victoria and to ensure justice for all. To help members of the public find the right lawyer for their needs, the LIV also operates the free Find Your Lawyer referral service.
Deakin Law School trains the next generation of lawyers and professionals, who are empowered to use legal skills in an array of global careers. The school’s new clinical program is aimed at developing lawyering skills in our graduates as well as making a strong, positive contribution to our communities. We’re pioneering experiential learning, and providing students access to real clients in exciting domains such as entrepreneurship and new business ventures
If you have a complaint about a local council or state government body, Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass and her staff may be able to help. They look into whether actions taken by government bodies are fair and reasonable, follow laws, and respect human rights. Their services are free, fair and independent.
The Victorian Bar is an association of more than 2,200 barristers, with a proud tradition of providing strong and independent legal representation and advice without fear or favour to all in the community.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety delivers high-quality services to Victorians and works across the justice and community safety system to build a safer, fairer and stronger Victoria.
The Federation of Community Legal Centres is the peak body for Victoria’s Community Legal Centres and Aboriginal Legal Services. Our members are at the forefront of helping those facing economic, cultural or social disadvantage and whose life circumstances are severely affected by their legal problem.