Westlaw features

Time-saving features and competitive edge

Speed up time consuming, complex legal research tasks with advanced tools made for lawyers by lawyers.

Up-to-date content across all leading practice areas

With legal experts creating and maintaining content around the clock, you can trust you have the most up-to-date content at your fingertips.

Largest database of authorised reports in one place

Avoid looking at 3-5 different platforms to find the latest case law like 65% of legal professionals. Access law or court reports across Australian federal, commonwealth, states and territories.

Law summaries 

Practice with confidence with quick access to black letter law. Type your question and be provided with a suggested answer sourced directly from up-to-date, relevant and authoritative case law and legislation.


Don’t second guess whether you’re citing good law with KeyCite flags. Quickly see whether a case has received negative treatment, been reversed or overruled at the click of a button.

Natural legal language search 

Increase your team’s efficiency with a Google-like plain language search. Type in keywords to see relevant cases, legislation and commentary in one platform.

Practical Law integration 

Expedite matter response rate further with integrated access Practical Law's up-to-date checklists, tool-kits, precedents with drafting notes and more.

Key numbers 

Confidently navigate through less familiar areas of law with Extensive Case Law collection classified by leading legal experts.


Exceed expectations with easily shareable personalised folders, history, favorites and alerts with your clients or the business.

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All-in-one platform - made for the way lawyers work and think

So, why choose Westlaw? Our local technology and research teams are working with lawyers to address everything that makes legal research traditionally difficult. Finally, there's an all-in-one intelligent platform designed for the way lawyers work, and think.

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