Law Libraries in Liverpool area
Please note Liverpool Law Society’s own library closed in 2008. There is no law library on site at the Society. The following local organisations have law libraries:
- Liverpool John Moores University – reference access to law reports, statutes and newspapers at their libraries . For access to the LJMU’s libraries, please read these instructions. Library locations available here.
- University of Liverpool Library Access to journals, newspapers and statutes. Liverpool Law Society members can use all the University’s libraries. Society members can borrow material from the entire print collection; borrowing rights are not restricted to the Law Collection. For further details please visit the University’s Library help webpages 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’s Library in Chancery Lane, London has legislation, law reports, access to rare books and historical materials. For details, click here.
- Law Index Pro (www.lawindexpro.co.uk) – online access to cases
- British and Irish Legal Information Institute (www.bailii.org) – online access to cases
- Her Majesty’s Court Service (www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk) – access to recent selected judgements
- JustCite 2.0 (www.justcite.com) – access to cases via citations
- Infolaw finder (www.infolaw.co.uk) – search facilities for all important UK sources (Acts, SIs, official documents etc.)
- Incorporated Council of Law Reporting (www.lawreports.co.uk) – summarised reports of cases
- CaseCheck (www.scotcourts.gov.uk) – free access to updated archive of Scottish Court case summaries
- UK Statute Law Database (www.legislation.gov.uk)
The National Archives
- The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history. (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/default.htm) 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 online (some services may be subject to registration or a subscription)
Journals – paid service