Westlaw UK: The leading legal research service

Westlaw UK: The leading legal research service

Westlaw UK is a dynamic, ever-growing and easily searchable source of case law, legislation, news, legal journals, commentary, current awareness alerts and EU legal materials.

Public sector: Dual Westlaw UK and Lawtel Sessions

Description: This session covers both Westlaw UK and Lawtel databases on connectors, case analysis, consolidated legislation, journals and books. Lawtel EU, litigator, personal injury and human rights are also covered.

Level: Basic and Intermediate

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Dates and times: 

Monday 4 June at 11:00 - 12:30

Tuesday 3 July at 10:00 – 11:30

Westlaw UK Crime

Description: This session covers Westlaw UK Crime on connectors, case analysis, consolidated legislation, journals and books.

Level: Basic and Intermediate

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Wednesday 13 June at 11:00 – 12:00

Tuesday 17 July at 11:00 – 12:00

Westlaw UK: Local Government

Description: This session covers Westlaw UK Local Government on connectors, case analysis, consolidated legislation, journals and books.

Level: Advanced

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Wednesday 20 June at 9:00 – 10:00

Wednesday 25 July at 11:00 – 12:00

Westlaw UK Employment

Description: This session covers employment law on connectors, case analysis, consolidated legislation, journals and IDS Handbooks

Level: Advanced

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Wednesday 6 June at 11:00 – 12:00

Monday 2 July at 9:00 – 10:00

Westlaw UK Family

Description: This session covers the following areas of Family: Child abduction, Custody, Family proceedings, Matrimonial property, Parental contact, Powers rights and duties.

Level: Advanced

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Monday 11 June at 11:00 – 12:00

Monday 16 July at 12:30 – 13:30

The White Book

Description: This session covers the latest version of the White book and search across the text and pinpoints relevant results.

Level: Basic

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Monday 25 June at 12:30 – 13:30

Monday 30 July at 11:00 – 12:00

Westlaw UK Legislation

Description: This session covers basic search, browsing for legislation, full text, legislation analysis, overview document, arrangement of Act/SI, general materials and printing the entire Act in PDF.

Level: Basic

Duration: 30 minutes

Dates and times: 

Thursday 7 June at 11:30 – 12:00

Monday 18 June at 14:00 – 14:30

Thursday 5 July at 9:00 – 9:30

Thursday 24 July at 12:30 – 13:00

Westlaw UK Cases

Description: This session covers basic search, browsing for cases, viewing full-text case reports, case analysis, viewing full-text PDF case reports and creating case alerts.

Level: Basic

Duration: 30 minutes

Dates and times: 

Monday 11 June at 12:30 – 13:00

Thursday 28 June at 9:00 – 9:30

Wednesday 18 July at 10:30 – 11:00

Monday 30 July at 13:00 – 13:30

Westlaw UK

Description: This session covers all areas of Westlaw UK including searching using connectors, case analysis, consolidated legislation, journals and books. Also how to save searches, create case and subject alerts.

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Tuesday 5 June at 9:00 – 10:00

Thursday 21 June at 9:30 – 10:30

Wednesday 4 July at 11:00 – 12:00

Monday 23 July at 9:30 – 10:30

Westlaw UK Tools/Tips: (Alerts, Advanced Search techniques, etc)

Description: This session is aimed at the seasoned expert user who would like to fine-tune their research to get information faster. Also covers how to save searches, create case alerts and use “My Folders”.

Level: Advanced

Duration: 1 hour

Dates and times: 

Thursday 14 June at 11:30 – 12:30

Thursday 28 June at 12:30 – 13:30

Thursday 5 July at 10:00 – 11:00

Thursday 19 July at 9:00 – 10:00