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Welcome to Law

Your subject guide brings together the important resources and information for your subject:

  • The Resources page outlines how to find resources to support your studies and research.
  • The Cases and Legislation pages list sources for legal information.
  • The News page outlines how to find news and sources of social data.
  • The Help page gives information and useful links to improve your academic skills and make the most of the Library services.

Key resources

Lexis+ UK

Access to consolidated UK Legislation starting from 1266, including all UK Statutes, Statutory Instruments and Church of England Measures..

Go to Lexis+ UK

Westlaw UK

Access to the consolidated full-texts of Acts of Parliament from 1267 and SI from 1948, covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Go to Westlaw


Your department uses OSCOLA referencing.

Go to the OSCOLA referencing guide