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Welcome to the Law Subject Guide

Use this guide to learn how to search professional legal databases and develop your legal research skills.

Your success as a law student depends upon reading and referencing a wide range of authoritative legal information.

Emily Allbon's Lawbore: The Law Student's Guide to the Web is a fantastic resource full of hints, tips and links.

Ian Thompson's Europe on the Internet 53 slide pdf provides extensive links to European Information.

UPDATED March 2019:

Brexit: the Legal Implications in Practical Law

BREXIT resources curated by Middle Temple

Researching Applicable Law in Wales – What is Unique in Wales?

Law PORT from IALS (for postgraduate researchers)

Learn for Free Law Courses curated by Inner Temple

New Databases Added in 2019:

Practical Law - very good for Commercial Awareness information

LawInSport

Westlaw - Books - full collection 

Key Databases

Take the LexisLibrary certification test here.

Find online training materials and the Westlaw UK certification test: here.

Westlaw UK 'Getting Started' guide: here.

Citing the Law: Referencing Using OSCOLA