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Printed law reports
Our print collection of English law reports is held in stacks 6-11 on the first floor and filed in alphabetical order.
It is important to remember that not all court cases are reported and that there is a difference between a transcript and a report with commentary. The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting provide an explanation on their website.
Lexis Library This link opens in a new window
ICLR, All England Law Reports, Halsbury's Laws of England, Legislation Service, Newspapers.
Westlaw UK This link opens in a new window
ICLR, Legislation service, Index to Legal Periodicals. Service that consolidates all primary and secondary legislation for the UK, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
A list of training guides to our subscription databases are available on the library's webpages accessible here.
BAILLI includes British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.
Find case law
A service launched (April 2022) by the National Archives to provide access to court judgments from the England and Wales High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and tribunal decisions from the Upper Tribunals.
The service is in the early stages of development.
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
This database allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law.