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Lexis+ UK Legal Research: How to use Lexis+ UK: Lexis+ UK: non-UK jurisdictions

How to access the Lexis Library database service and use it to find: case law, legislation, journal articles and more. This also includes information about how to access international materials on Lexis Library.


Lexis+ UK Legal Research

Lexis+ UK Legal Research will replace Lexis Library in the autumn of 2022. Content and functionality will remain similar.

Information on this guide will be updated as soon as possible.

For more information on using the new Lexis+ platform look at the following guides:

You can view a demonstration of Lexis+ UK Legal Research:

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Non-UK sources on Lexis+

Lexis+ provides access to many non-UK materials under the ‘International’ tab. The majority of these are from the United States but material is available from other jurisdictions. Content includes:

  • United States: Federal and State legislation and case law, journals/law reviews, and other secondary materials.
  • Canada: Federal and Provincial legislation and case law, journals/law reviews, and other secondary materials.
  • Australia: Federal and State/Territory case law, journals, and other secondary materials.
  • New Zealand: Case law and commentary including ‘The Laws of New Zealand’ encyclopaedia (NZ equivalent of ‘Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia’).
  • South Africa: Includes ‘Butterworths Statutes of South Africa’ and ‘Butterworths South African Constitutional Law Reports’.
International Law

Content includes case law from the International Court of Justice, material from organisations including WTO / GATT, and some treaties.

Access to non-UK sources on Lexis®Library

Material from non-UK jurisdictions can be found under the ‘International’ tab. 

Select the 'International' tab. Then you can browse to a jurisdiction (e.g. Canada) and search or browse across the available content.

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