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Law Library Information

Liverpool Law Society's library closed in March 2008.  There are no library services available at the Society's premises.  The links and information on sources of legal material provided below may be of assistance. 

Law Libraries in Liverpool area: 

  • Liverpool John Moore’s University  ( – Reference access to law reports, statutes and newspapers
  • University of Liverpool Library Access to journals, newspapers and statutes.  Liverpool Law Society members can borrow ten items for two weeks (with the exception of short loan items). Society members can borrow material from the entire print collection; borrowing rights are not restricted to the Law Collection.  For further details please visit their website here: 
  • Liverpool Civil & Family Courts, 35 Vernon Street, Liverpool L2 BX. Contact: 0151 296 2200. Access to civil and  family materials for court users only.   
  • QEII Law Courts, Derby Square, Liverpool L2 1XA.  Contact: 0151 471 1058. Access to cases, legislation, journals for court users only. 

Outside of Liverpool, The Law Society Library in London has – legislation, law reports, access to rare books and historical materials )



The National Archives

  • The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history. ( They give detailed guidance to government departments and the public sector on information management and advise others about the care of historical archives.

Journals – available to all online

Journals – paid service