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In this video, some Westlaw HK customers explain how the new Westlaw HK is already making a difference to their legal research and practice efficiency and how it is starting to help the legal profession deliver “confident and succint advice” to its clients.

Contact us today to request a trial of the New Westlaw HK

Tel: +852 3762 3222

Email: enquiries@westlaw.com.hk

Web: www.westlaw.com.hk

Thanks to Custom Tabs we have enhanced the usability of Canadian content with our new Canada Tab.  This tab differs from the template format found on the current LawSource tab, in that the user can quickly perform a Terms and Connectors / Natural Language search while selecting the database(s).  The content categories: Case law; Legislation; Journals and Reviews; Analytical; and Multibase will allow the user quick selection of databases to search.

New Canada Tab

New Canada Tab

 Quick Links to Scope (summary of content) as well as Table of Contents have been enabled for the databases.  This will allow the user to be confident in their search selection.    Those interested in adding the Canada tab to their current tab set, please contact training@westlaw.com.hk to request this tab.

42/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark , Central, will be the location for this month’s research sessions hosted by Online Trainer Bill White.  This service is for our subscribers where they can come into our facilities in Central and have customised research assistance.  For this month the lab will be held on 16 April from 11:00 to 2:00 with other dates and time to be announced here on this blog.

If you would like to attend a lab session and speak to Bill, please email training@westlaw.com.hk or telephone +852 2863 2663 to book a time.

This year’s Commonwealth Law Conference is being held in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 5-9 April.  Westlaw HK will be exhibiting on the Thomson Reuters stand.  Thomson Reuters are also sponsoring the Internet Lounge.

Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

Westlaw announces the release of English Reports (ENG-RPTS).  The English Reports, which record the law of England from 1220-1865, are one of the greatest repositories of the Common Law.  Their endowment to legal systems throughout the world is a common heritage of case law which goes back more than six centuries.  The English Reports, containing thousands of judgments, extend to over 250 000 pages of print.  The English Reports contain law which is still good law in the USA and the Commonwealth nations.  They also contain precedents which, more than any other source of law, explain the history and pre-history of those legal systems.  The 176 volume printed edition remains a starting point for all serious legal research in the Common Law. Coverage begins in 1220.

To easily access this database, go to Search for a Database shortcut on your home tab.  Type in the identifier ENG-RPTS and begin your search:

Accessing English Reports

Accessing English Reports

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