Westlaw
Legal research now and for tomorrow

Westlaw is built on 100 years of innovating with Australian lawyers, leveraging global technological advancements that actually work. Combining industry-leading legal expertise, the latest in smart technology and one of the most complete library of resources in Australia, Westlaw helps lawyers get to answers faster.

Why choose Westlaw?

Content you can trust

Content you can trust

An army of lawyers categorise, and summarise the law so you can find the best information to build the strongest case

Expert Analysis

Expert Analysis

Meaningful interpretation, and incisive commentary on caselaw and legislative developments for the most trusted answers

Law Reports

Law Reports

One of Australia's largest collections of authorised and specialist law reports for greater breadth of knowledge

Tailored Support

Tailored Support

An entire training support crew based here in Australia offering a range of free tailored training options

Westlaw's market leading offering

KeyCite™

Formerly part of FirstPoint, now smarter.

KeyCite™ is Thomson Reuters' leading global citator helping you find, understand and analyse the law. Now built into every Westlaw search experience, you can be confident you're relying on valid law, every time.

KeyNumber™ System

Formerly part of FirstPoint, now smarter.

Confidently navigate through less familiar areas of law. Powered by the Australian Digest, the KeyNumber™ system is fully integrated into every Westlaw experience. Begin your search by legal topic and identify relevant cases by KeyNumber™.

Natural Language Search

Natural Legal Language Search on Westlaw allows you to get better results using plain English. Free up time by freeing yourself of complex search queries and get directly to authoritative sources by searching the way that you think.

Law Reports

Westlaw publishes Australia's largest collection of authorised and specialist law reports, including the Commonwealth Law Reports, Federal Court Reports, Queensland Reports and NSW Law Reports.