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GET TO THE POINT FASTER
 
Westlaw HK commits to continually develop and improve our service, we are pleased to announce the new features enhancements which have just launched , and we believe all these updates can make your legal research life easier than ever! 
 
 
BROADER COVERAGE DEEPER ANALYSIS
 
COMMENTARY BY SUBJECT
  • Content from Westlaw HK’s library of in-depth and authoritative commentary and analysis now grouped by subject not just by title
  • Research within a specific legal subject
  • Retrieve results from across our entire range of Hong Kong commentary titles related to your required legal subject
  • Select specific chapters from the subject specific commentary to search across
  • Link directly to cases related to the same subject in HKLRD, HKCFAR, and Unreported Judgments databases

Commentary by Subject

Commentary by Subject1

 

HONG KONG LAW AS SIMPLE AS A-Z

HONG KONG LEGAL COMMENTARY INDEX
  • A comprehensive A-Z index of Hong Kong Law from across the entire range of Hong Kong Commentary
  • Research to a specific point of law as it is referenced our Hong Kong Commentary Library
  • Apply the correct context using the Commentary title as a reference
  • Directly access the relevant paragraph of text referencing your required point of law

Hong Kong Legal Commentary Index

Hong Kong Legal Commentary Index1

Hong Kong Legal Commentary Index2 

DON’T JUST SEARCH FIND
 
ENHANCED HOMEPAGE AND COMMENTARY SEARCH
  • Now covers all commentary titles in a single search
  • Default search is across titles included in your subscription
  • Within ‘Commentary’ select titles or chapters you want to include or exclude
  • Selectively search titles outside of your subscription

 

NOT JUST WHAT HOW & WHY TOO
 
ENHANCED LEGISLATION ANALYSIS
  • Now every Legislation provision in Westlaw HK will have a Legislation Analysis document containing:
    • Current Law in Force
    • Historic Law
    • All Cases Citing
    • Journals Citing
    • Commentary
  • All Cases Citing list can be sorted by:
    • Most Recent
    • A-Z
    • Court

 

Legislation Analysis

Link to the:
  • Judicial application of the provision
  • Current Analysis of the provision in Journals
  • In depth commentary and analysis on the provision in the Hong Kong commentary library

 

Our legally qualified product specialists stand ready to assist you in getting up to speed with these new enhancements!  Please contact us today at training@westlaw.com.hk /+852 3762 3242 / +852 3762 3256 to schedule an individual or group training session.  We can customise these sessions to meet your individual needs and can also provide CPD accredited training.

We really hope these enhancements are useful in speeding up your legal research and making your life a little easier!

As always, we value and encourage your feedback, comments and suggestions, so please do get in touch with us at feedback@westlaw.com.hk or by phone at +852 3762 3222 for any comments or feedback.

 

Just a reminder, the end of the CPD practice year is approaching (October 31).  Do you have all of your CPD accreditation points?  Let the legally qualified Product Specialists at Westlaw help!  We offer individual or group CPD training schemes covering Westlaw platforms.  Sessions from one to one 1/2 hours are available for solicitor and trainee solicitor needs.  Outlines can also be customized to fit specific practice areas as well. 

Note for 2012:  Advance Westlaw HK search tips included during session covering Case Law, Legislation, Commentary and more…

The focus of these sessions is to enhance the Online legal research skills of the solicitor and trainee solicitor.  Participants will master searching and database selection across local and international content.  Whether an occasional Online researcher or seasoned user, these sessions are designed to improve research capabilities.  We offer live demonstration of Westlaw platforms with accompanying handouts and guides for participants.  We can also offer complimentary platform access for those who wish to participate along with the Product Specialist.

Please contact us at training@westlaw.com.hk or call 3762 3242 to request a copy of CV and outlines to submit to The Law Society of Hong Kong.

 

The following Hong Kong legislation updates are now available on Westlaw HK:

CHAPTER 245 – PUBLIC ORDER ORDINANCE

CAP 245A FRONTIER CLOSED AREA ORDER

  • Schedule
    Version Date: 15 February 2012
    Gazette: L.N. 170 of 2011 & L.N. 19 of 2012

CHAPTER 525 – MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS ORDINANCE

CAP 525Y MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS (FINLAND) ORDER

To access these legislation please click on the link (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

The following Hong Kong legislation updates are now available on Westlaw HK:

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The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

 

 

The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

To access these cases please click on the citation (login to Westlaw HK with your username and password for seamless access).

With the addition of further law journals including:

  • European Constitutional Law Review
  • Hague Journal on the Rule of Law
  • Irish Jurist

 

The full list now includes journals covering an extremely broad set of practice areas and legal topics, delivers current legal analysis on the topics of importance to lawyers in Hong Kong, and provides more than 10 times the coverage of our largest competitor.  All 120 are part of the core Westlaw HK and UK service.

 

The full list includes:

Click any of the titles below to access the search page for the journal on Westlaw HK.  Non-subscribers can contact +852 3762 3222 to request a trial, or email enquiries@westlaw.com.hk.

 

  1. African Journal of International and Comparative Law
  2. Arbitration
  3. Archbold News
  4. Archbold Review
  5. British Journal of Criminology
  6. British Tax Review
  7. Busy Practitioner
  8. Cambridge Law Journal
  9. Civil Justice Quarterly
  10. Civil Procedure News
  11. Communications Law
  12. Company Law Newsletter
  13. Company Lawyer
  14. Compliance Officer Bulletin
  15. Computer and Telecommunications Law Review
  16. Construction Law Journal
  17. Construction Newsletter
  18. Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  19. Coventry Law Journal
  20. Criminal Law Forum
  21. Criminal Law Review
  22. Criminal Lawyer
  23. EU Focus
  24. Ecclesiastical Law Journal
  25. Edinburgh Law Review
  26. Employment Law Bulletin
  27. Entertainment Law Review
  28. Environmental Law Review
  29. European Business Organization Law Review
  30. European Competition Law Review
  31. European Constitutional Law Review
  32. European Human Rights Law Review
  33. European Intellectual Property Review
  34. European Journal of International Law
  35. European Journal of Law & Economics
  36. European Law Review
  37. European Lawyer
  38. European Newsletter
  39. Global Competition Litigation Review
  40. Hague Journal on the Rule of Law
  41. Health & Safety at Work
  42. Hong Kong Law Journal
  43. Human Rights Law Review
  44. Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law
  45. Industrial Law Journal
  46. Insolvency Intelligence
  47. Insolvency Lawyer
  48. Intellectual Property Quarterly
  49. International & Comparative Law Quarterly
  50. International Arbitration Law Review
  51. International Banking Law
  52. International Banking and Financial Law
  53. International Business Law Journal
  54. International Company and Commercial Law Review
  55. International Energy Law & Taxation Review
  56. International Energy Law Review
  57. International Insurance Law Review
  58. International Journal of Constitutional Law
  59. International Journal of Evidence & Proof
  60. International Journal of Law & Information Technology
  61. International Journal of Law in Context
  62. International Journal of Law in the Built Environment
  63. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family
  64. International Journal of Refugee Law
  65. International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law
  66. International Sports Law Review
  67. International Trade Law & Regulation
  68. Irish Jurist
  69. Journal of African Law
  70. Journal of Business Law
  71. Journal of Competition Law & Economics
  72. Journal of Conflict & Security Law
  73. Journal of Environmental Law
  74. Journal of Financial Crime
  75. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
  76. Journal of Housing Law
  77. Journal of Immigration Asylum and Nationality Law
  78. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation
  79. Journal of International Banking Law
  80. Journal of International Criminal Justice
  81. Journal of International Dispute Settlement
  82. Journal of International Economic Law
  83. Journal of International Financial Markets
  84. Journal of International Trade Law & Policy
  85. Journal of Law, Economics & Organization
  86. Journal of Local Government Law
  87. Journal of Money Laundering Control
  88. Journal of Personal Injury Law
  89. Journal of Personal Injury Litigation
  90. Journal of Planning & Environment Law
  91. Journal of Refugee Studies
  92. Journal of Social Security Law
  93. Kemp News
  94. Landlord & Tenant Review
  95. Law & Philosophy
  96. Law Quarterly Review
  97. Law, Probability & Risk
  98. Legal Information Management
  99. Leiden Journal of International Law
  100. Medical Law Review
  101. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland
  102. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
  103. Planning and Environmental Law Bulletin
  104. Private Client Business
  105. Professional Negligence
  106. Property Law Bulletin
  107. Public Law
  108. Public Procurement Law Review
  109. Quantum
  110. Res Publica
  111. Scots Law Times
  112. Scottish Criminal Law
  113. Sentencing News
  114. Statute Law Review
  115. Trust Law International
  116. UCL Jurisprudence Review
  117. VAT Digest
  118. WIPO Journal
  119. Woodfall Landlord & Tenant Bulletin
  120. World Trade Review

 

 

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