VALS Criminal team is led by an LIV Accredited Specialist. LIV Accredited Specialists must have a minimum of five years full time practice experience and a minimum of three years experience in their area of specialisation.

LIV Accredited Specialists must maintain a high degree of professional development in their area of specialisation. LIV Accredited Specialists must pass a comprehensive examination process, developed by legal professional experts. LIV Accredited Specialists must apply for re-accreditation every three years.   

Rainbow Tick Accreditation   

VALS is excited to be working towards becoming a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation.  

We are committed to providing safe and inclusive practice and services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTIQA+) people. ​You can read more about the Rainbow Tick here.  

ACNC Registered  

The Registered Charity Tick was developed by the ACNC as a way for registered charities to promote their presence on the Charity Register. VALS is a registered Charity with the ACNC. Visit ACNC to learn more about our accreditation.