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Complete your legal research faster and with greater confidence using Westlaw

What is Westlaw?

Streamline your legal research with Westlaw, our online legal research solution that allows you to complete your legal research faster and neet all your research needs.
Delivering a wealth of legal information written by regional in-house legal matter experts, Westlaw can be tailored to your region providing localised content and legislation that is updated to-the-minute.
Drawing on over 125 years of experience to deliver the most relevent legal information we ensure that our customers have an unmatched library of legal information and know-how structured to suit the need of your organisation.

Why subscribe to Westlaw?

More than traditional legal research

Besides primary law, there are journals, Africa materials, extensive news sources, all with added features and functionality designed to increase efficiency.

Up-to-the-minute information

With Current Awareness updated every five minutes, status icons across all cases and legislation to notify you of out-of-date law, pending amendments or appeals and alert features, you can be sure you’re always using the most authoritative, up-to-date content.


Westlaw has a wide variety of content, including 500,000 case analysis documents, over 2 million legislation documents and 900,000+ journal documents.

Primary law for all

We understand the difference it makes to have the knowledge you need at your fingertips. Westlaw delivers practical guidance and legislation, in the form of notes, Q&As, checklists, annotations, and precedents through Legal Insight, an online legal information source.

Dedicated support

Dedicated customer support and technical teams to provide you with the best services, continuously striving to improve your user experience.


Our legal intelligence and content is closely monitored and checked by our team of bilingual legal professionals and local experts, providing you the most accurate and up-to-date version of the law.

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