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Westlaw Edge UK features

Making once nearly impossible research tasks possible

Learn how a legacy of quality and accuracy combined with the latest technology make Westlaw Edge UK the leading legal research platform in the market

How is Westlaw Edge UK different?

Built on Westlaw UK’s 200+ year editorial legacy and enhanced with the latest technology to help you research in ways never before possible

Case analytics

Deepen your understanding and analysis with meaningful data visualisation.

Spend less time compiling your case research with interactive diagrams that expose and analyse relevant cases at the click of a button. Only focus on the cases that matter and be sure that you have exhausted your research.

Legislation alerting

Anticipate the likely impact of legislative change so you can deliver the best advice. Move away from manual checking, so you can focus on the work that matters most. Be sure that if anything changes, you’ll be instantly notified and can pre-empt demands.

Westlaw questions

Get the insight you need, faster. Easily pinpoint research and link together information in a vast legal landscape with expert analysis. Go beyond search results lists with suggested relevant research and resources tailored to your needs.

Content & editorial enhancements

Boost your research with the largest, most up-to-date collection of legal information available in Westlaw Edge UK and Westlaw UK.

Primary law

Westlaw Edge offers the same comprehensive collection included in Westlaw: case law, legislation, news, legal journals, commentary, current awareness alerts and EU legal materials.

Secondary sources

Access an unparalleled collection with resources including journals, EU materials, extensive news sources, over 300 commentary titles from the Sweet & Maxwell portfolio, and more.

Human expertise 

Behind the technology there is human expertise providing you with time-saving guidance 

Legal editors

Our team of legal editors analyse, categorise, and summarise the law, creating editorial enhancements to help you research more efficiently – and with greater accuracy. We’re proud to employ the best legal editors in the business.

Research Support

The industry’s premier team of legal research support professionals are available 24/7 to keep your research moving forward.

Access to new features

Quickly leverage new features included in your plan as they become available. Our product development teams are constantly optimising and expanding our tools and services.

Technical specs

Supported operating systems

Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10

Mac® OS 10.5 or later

Internet browser

Internet Explorer® 11 or later (Windows only) 

Mozilla Firefox current version or Extended Support Release version

Safari® 10.0 or later

Chrome current version 

Microsoft Edge current version

Other requirements

1024x768 or higher screen resolution recommended

Adobe Acrobat Reader® 9.0 or later (some print functionality is lost with older versions)

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