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Law: European & International Resources

Library and information resources for staff and students in Newcastle Law School

EUR-Lex - Access to European Law

European Court of Human Rights

HUDOCHUDOC provides access to the case law of the Grand Chamber, Chamber and Committee judgments and decisions of the Court. Help is available online.

Europa - European Union Website

EU Miscellaneous Resources

Resources for interest:

Steve Peers (ed), 'EU Law Analysis: Expert Insight into EU Law Developments' (Blog, 2017) <> accessed 9 October 2017

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple | 'Brexit' (Middle Temple, March 2017) <> accessed 9 October 2017 

FLARE - Index to Treaties

AustLII - Australian Legal Information Institute

AustLII Australasian Legal Information Institute

The Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) provides free internet access to Australasian legal materials. AustLII publishes public legal information -- that is, primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals) and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access (law reform and royal commission reports for example) and a substantial collection of law journals.

CanLII - Canadian Legal Information Institute

CommonLII - Commonwealth Legal Information Institute

FLAG Foreign Law Guide

SAFLII - South African Legal Information Institute

South African Legal Information InstituteSAFLII, the South African Legal Information Institute, is an online repository of legal information, e.g. case law and legislation, from South Africa. It aims to promote the rule of law and judicial accountability by publishing legal material for open access in line with the objectives of the global Free Access to Law movement. 

AJOL - African Journals Online

African Journals OnlineAJOL, African Journals Online, is the world's largest online collection of African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. This resource seeks to increase access and use of African-published research output on a wide range of subject areas including law.

WestlawNext (International/Thomson Reuters)

Access WestlawNext via Westlaw UK
Login using your Newcastle University campus ID and password; select Services and International Materials from the menu at the top of the screen to launch WestlawNext.

Need to know how to login to Westlaw UK?

On-campus: click on the Westlaw icon in the Westlaw tab or you can access our resources using Library Search.

Off-campusclick on the Westlaw icon in the Westlaw tab or you can access our resources using Library Search.
If you are having trouble logging on then you can try this link:

Access Westlaw UK directly:

Click on LOG IN TO YOUR SERVICE and Academic: Organisation Name on the homepage
Search for Newcastle University or use the alphabetical drop-down menu to locate our institution and click on Newcastle University
Click Continue

Enter your Newcastle University campus ID and password

Using WestlawNext to access international materials? Take a look at the WestlawNext Training & Support pages, including video tutorials and thGetting Started User Guide.

Access the WestlawNext Basics Guides (.pdf):
Ten Quick Tips for Using Westlaw
Searching Case Law on Westlaw
Searching Statutes on Westlaw

New! The Thomson Reuters Westlaw Student User Guide for 2017 showing how to access US and International Materials effectively through your Westlaw UK service.



World Legal Information InstituteThe WorldLII: World Legal Information Institute is a free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility developed collaboratively. It provides access to case law, legislation, treaties, law reform reports and law journals from over 270 databases from 48 jurisdictions in 20 countries. 

International Court of Justice