- Access Westlaw
- Brief description Legal online service
- Resource type Full-text journals, References and abstracts
- Walk-in access Walk-in access not available
A large, comprehensive legal online service including UK case law, legislation, the Legal Journals Index , some full-text journal articles and a current awareness service. Also includes EU cases and legislation and United States legal sources. Other international sources are included such as Australian and Canadian law.
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- Case coverage 1865 onwards.
- EU case law 1954 onwards.
- European Court of Justice 1954 onwards.
- Court of First Instance 1989 onwards.
- OJC Series 1985 onwards.
- Legislation 1267 onwards.
Vast database of legal information.
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Quick searches can be carried out for case locators, cases (full text), UK legislation, UK legislation locators, Legal journals index, Financial journals index, UK journals, Legal and regulatory index, UK news, EU materials, EU cases and EU legislation.
Multiple database searches can combine either UK or EU searches.
Table of contents contains UK Statutes and Statutory Instruments alphabetically.
The Legal Journals Index database is included in Westlaw UK and contains brief abstracts and publication details of legal journal articles in around 450 journals published in the UK and in Europe.
Full text journal articles from Sweet and Maxwell include expert commentary.
European material includes cases, legislation, treaties, acts, parliamentary questions and the OJ L Serices. News and business information is drawn from thousands of sources, including Dow Jones and Reuters.
The current awareness service updated several times daily.