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The Library has negotiated for you to be able to access current content from the Financial Times online, as well as The Economist.

See the post on Lawbore blog: Need to boost your commercial awareness? for full access details.

Posted by Site Admin on 5 Oct at 10:56am

Wifi printing is now available across all sites, enabling students to print from laptop computers, iPads as long as they're connected to City's wi-fi network.

Go here to upload files or documents to be sent to their chosen printers. All networked printers are available from the menu.

Posted by Site Admin on 5 Oct at 10:53am

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Upcoming Law Events

This event, run by the Pupillage Advice Service at City, takes place between 2pm and 5pm.

More info coming soon!

Wed 11 Oct

Authors of the very popular 'Path to Pupillage' Â (Georgina Wolfe - 5 Essex Court and Alexander Robson - Littleton Chambers) come to talk to City students.

Time: 6.15pm

Location: Atkin Building Lecture Theatre

The 2017 annual lecture, will be delivered by Max Hill QC who will be talking about his work as Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. The lecture is open to the general public but JUSTICE members and Friends will be given priority booking. The lecture will be followed by drinks and canapes.

JUSTICE members will get priority booking for the lecture, which begins at 6.30pm.

Location: Shearman & Sterling LLP, 9 Appold St, London EC2A 2AP.

Be sure to reserve your ticket in advance.

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Barristers from Hardwicke Chambers give their top tips on how to handle this tricky part of the interview.

Time: 6.15pm

Location: Atkin Building Lecture Theatre

Rob Robson gives this useful talk on how to carry out research for your interviews. More info to follow.

Time: 10:30

A panel including barristers from 5 Essex Court, Landmark, 2 Temple Gardens, Henderson, Cloisters and Hardwicke will take participants through how to complete the gateway form.

Time: 6.15pm

Location: Student Common Room

Practitioners from 5 Essex Court, Landmark, 2 Temple Gardens, One Essex Court, Garden Court and Cloisters will be on hand to talk you through how to perform in pupillage interviews.

Time: 6.15pm

Location: Student Common Room

Robin Sellers QEB and City Law School will take participants through tips on how to carry out bail apps and pleas in mitigation.

Time: 10.30-12

Estanis Bouza-Ortin from the City Careers Service will run through advice for the competency-based questions in interview.

Time: 2.30-3.30

Location TBC

David Gilchrist from the City Careers Service talks through alternative careers if you've decided pupillage is not for you.

Time: 10.30-12

Location TBC

Databases

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Database Support Materials

i-law is THE database for those interested in maritime and commercial law. At City we subscribe to the Maritime and Insurance & Reinsurance modules.

Prime resources include Lloyds Law Reports and the Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly.

Need extra help? Check out the guide and videos.

Lexis is an immense database with access to cases, legislation and journal articles. Practitioner texts are also available, including Blackstones Criminal Practice, Lester & Pannick: Human Rights Law and Practice, Paget's Law of Banking, Whish: Competition Law amongst 149 others.

You can also access really monster Lexis publications - Halsbury's Laws (the legal encyclopedia) and Halsbury's Statutes amongst them.

Law report-wise you can find many key series in LNB: All England Law Reports (All ER), The Law Reports (AC, QB, Ch etc), Times Law Reports (TLR) amongst others.

Access using your IT username and password.

Need extra help? Kristina Voronenko is your LexisNexis Student Associate and can provide online research support to students and staff.

Westlaw is a huge database containing cases, legislation and journal articles. Searching for cases within Westlaw is a joy, particularly thanks to the Case Analysis function. This cool tool almost does your research for you, listing lots of extra stuff about a case; its history, where its been cited subsequently and, best of all, all the journal articles which talk about your case.

Law report series included in Westlaw include the Weekly Law Reports (WLR), The Law Reports (AC, QB, Ch etc), Fleet Street Reports (FSR), Common Market Law Reports (CMLR) and Housing Law Reports amongst others.

The journal collection is admirable; including the Conveyancer (Conv), Criminal Law Review (Crim L.R.), European Law Review (E.L.Rev), Law Quarterly Review (LQR), Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (OJLS) and Public Law (P.L.) as well as loads more...


HeinOnline is an American database which offers access to a huge number of journals. Unlike Lexis or Westlaw it generally offers full coverage of journal titles, ie. from volume 1, issue 1.

It offers a wide selection of American Journals with extensive coverage, eg. Harvard Law Review (1887-), Yale Law Journal (1891-).

Its collection of English journals is growing and key ones to remember are as follows: Cambridge Law Journal (1921-), Industrial Law Journal (1972-1997), International and Comparative Law Quarterly (1952-), Law Quarterly Review (1885-), Legal Studies (1981-)

Access using your IT username and password.

There's a Hein App now too - http://home.heinonline.org/heinonline-app/

All databases require a City Law School student account for access. If you have trouble using a database, please email the Law Library or use the helpdesk form.

Electronic Journals, Reports and Texts

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All the e-journals, reports and texts available to City Law School students are collected on our separate E-texts Library where they are freely searchable and sortable according to many different categories and keywords.

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