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From $89 per month 12 month subscription for 1 practitioner
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From $227 per month 12 month subscription for 1 practitioner
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Build your case, or address a matter with the utmost simplicity, speed and confidence. This core package includes new Westlaw’s market leading features such as KeyCite, KeyNumber system and Natural Legal Language in an all-in-one solution designed for legal research.

Alert 24: General Practice
Alert24 contains filtered information that is expertly selected and covers news, press releases, policy materials, full text cases, legislation and bill tracking.

Australian Legislation
100% current, consolidated federal and state legislation for Australia. This includes all consolidated regulations with in-depth linking capabilities such as suggested sources via search results, and in KeyCite™.

With KeyCite™, you can instantly see Citing Relationships by point of law and confirm the currency and good law status of cases, statutes, regulations, or administrative decisions. Formerly part of FirstPoint, now smarter, and integrated into new Westlaw system.

Australian Legal Journals Index (ALJI)
The ALJI contains more than 100,000 abstracts from over 400 journals. Perform comprehensive topic-based research of journal articles. Browse through journal abstracts, cases referred to, legislative references, key citing information or by jurisdiction.

Lawyers Practice Manuals (NSW, VIC, QLD, WA)
Complete narrative guides to the practice and procedure of state law. These compendiums of law assist in achieving better and faster outcomes for practitioners dealing with a variety of legal issues.

The Laws of Australia
A complete library of legal principles covering over 330 topics and every Australian jurisdiction. With unmatched breadth and depth and an easy-to-read style, it will quickly acquaint you with unfamiliar areas of law.

Unreported Judgments
This easy-to-use service gives you fast, efficient access to the latest unreported judgments from around Australia, including the High Court, Federal Court, State Supreme Courts and other selected jurisdictions.

Practice areas

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Practice Areas enable you be the expert your clients need you to be. Access all content from each topic, for one affordable price. Select from 22 practice areas containing a comprehensive selection of content.

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Authorised Law Reports

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Authorised Law Reports are the definitive version of key decisions, and an essential part of any practitioner's collection. Quickly assess the relevance of a case.

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Australian Law Journal and Reports

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First published in 1927, The Australian Law Journal (ALJ) continues from strength to strength as one of Australia’s most respected and widely cited legal journals, and is a must have for all legal professionals.

Premium news - NewsRoom with Reuters

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Whether you're researching companies, governments, politics, international or domestic markets, or economics, NewsRoom with Reuters provides the content and tools you need. It combines thousands of key newspapers, newswires and business-to-business publications, all presented within new Westlaw.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do your plans work?

Plans for new Westlaw are based on subscription packages optimised for 'all-you-can-search' functionality and working with the latest in smart tech advancements. After purchasing Essentials, additional content sets can be added such as premium content bundled by Practice Area, Authorised Law Reports, Australian Law Journals and Reports and Premium News. Customers can elect to purchase add-on content either as an add-on subscription, or via Pay-Per-View, once Essentials is purchased.

Our simplified business model ensures searches are more succinct so the system's new smart technology can connect you to your answer faster. For example, our base subscription, Essentials, contains content that is critical for advanced search algorithms that enables a smart and simple search.

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I am a small Law Firm, why should I choose Westlaw?

Westlaw has always been your partner in legal technology, but with the launch of new Westlaw you can now completely shift the burden of looking for and analysing legal information to a smarter, faster system of algorithms, allowing you to spend more time delivering actual legal expertise to the client or matter at hand.

If you are a small or boutique-sized law firm, Westlaw delivers unprecedented functional value. Clients are now tech-savvy and have access to the same internet as your firm, and expect you to deliver answers faster and better than they can themselves. new Westlaw delivers small law firms a robust knowledge work solution that enables you to search the way you think. Once you find your authoritative source through one search (not multiple) you can then better interpret the answer. The platform helps your fee earners or staff narrow down findings, dramatically reducing response time.

Our core subscription ensures your firm has everything it needs to engage in meaningful, efficient and simple knowledge work. Outside of the core subscription, you can directly purchase specialist or niche content directly from search results, or simply add-on subscription bundles by Practice Area.

new Westlaw is a solution for the small law firm that values staying competitive and working smarter. Want to know more? We're here to help

I am a current Westlaw customer. What does this mean for my current subscription?

new Westlaw is a completely new and separate offering to the existing Westlaw. As such, your existing subscription is not at all impacted by new Westlaw. To subscribe to new Westlaw, simply contact your Thomson Reuters Account Manager.

How does pay-per-view work?

Pay-per-view (PPV) is a new feature where users will be able to search for content outside of their new Westlaw subscription. Via PPV, users will be able to make one-off purchases for content they don't subscribe to. For example: precedent documents. All PPV purchasing and pricing options are available to users within new Westlaw platform.

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