Case law & legislation

United Kingdom

Core package

The UK core provides the largest collection of superior court judgments available online dating back to 1852, and the full legislative history of the UK from 1235. Over 100 new cases are added every week, including reported and unreported cases.

The database contains all UK Statutes from 1235 to the present day, including repealed legislation and all Acts from the inception of the Scottish Parliament. All legislation is as enacted, with subsequent amendments listed beside the Act. You can follow direct links to other services to access the consolidated version.

The database provides secondary legislation, with content sourced from the HMSO Statutory Rules and Orders and Statutory Instruments revised to December 31st 1948 collection, and the HMSO yearly volumes after that date. It also contains Local and Private Acts from 1797.

House of Lords / Supreme Court1852 onwards

Privy Council  1999 onwards

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) 1951 onwards

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) 1963 onwards

High Court 1996 onwards


Including reported and unreported judgments

Statutes 1235 onwards

Statutory Instruments 1671 onwards

Local & Private Acts 1797 onwards


All legislation is provided as enacted with a comprehensive amendment trail

Bolt-on products

The following products are major and specialist law report series, all available individually in addition to a core product.

1821 – 1872  / Ongoing 1873 onwards


Produced by The Scottish Council of Law Reporting, Session Cases is the most authoritative series of law reports in Scotland. Decisions are reported in full, checked and revised by presiding judges before publication. Session Cases contains judgments from all the key appellate decisions, civil and criminal, from the Court of Session and High Court of Justiciary in Scotland.

1220 – 1873


Containing over 100,000 cases, English Reports is the oldest collection of authoritative early law reports in publication

1163 – 1858


Over seven centuries of higher criminal jurisprudence covering English trials relating to offences against the State. Includes Howell’s/Cobbett’s State Trials (1163–1822) and the New Series (Macdonell’s) (1822–1858), and additional material sourced from National Collections and the English (Nominate) Reports.

1990 onwards


All case reports published in The Times newspaper since 1990. Over 800 cases are published each year and come from a wide range of jurisdictions, including the UK courts, the European Court of Human Rights and the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

1875 onwards


Includes 3 of the leading dedicated tax law reports for the United Kingdom: British Tax Cases, British Value Added Tax Cases (1973 – present) and Special Commissioners’ Decisions (1995 – present).

1994 onwards


Contains full law reports from the higher courts, chosen for their usefulness in advising commercial clients. Covers a broad range of commercial and company topics, including competition, intellectual property, banking and insurance law. Almost 100 carefully selected new cases each year.

1972 onwards


Over 2,000 authoritative and diverse cases concerning immigration law, and covering the application of EU law in the higher English courts.

1999 onwards


A comprehensive collection of cases relating to all aspects of mental health law, largely unreported elsewhere.

2005 onwards


A comprehensive collection of cases relating to all aspects of extradition law, largely unreported elsewhere.

2000 onwards


A comprehensive collection of cases relating to all aspects of inquest law, largely unreported elsewhere.

1979 onwards


An index to the proceedings and publications of the Houses of Parliament, and the Welsh and Northern Ireland Assemblies. Provides a searchable database of Parliamentary questions, Bills going through Parliament, Select Committees and debate records.

UK Parliament is currently only available on the Justis legacy platform.


Please note: Within our UK core our England and Wales Criminal Appeal Judgments collection excludes full coverage between 1990 – 1992.

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Alongside the full-text content, JustisOne provides an index of law reports, transcripts and official legislation on over 120 services. Access detailed relationships and citation metadata for each case and seamlessly link to the relevant documents on other services.

Why index cases from other platforms?

With an increasing number of legal databases online, it can be difficult to know which platform has the content you’re looking for, and searching multiple services is time-consuming. Justis provides a single point of entry for all your research.

Administrative Court Digest 2001 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
All England Commercial Cases 2005 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
All England Law Reports 1936 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
British Company Cases 1990 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
British Tax Cases 1875 – 2011 CCH Justis
Building Law Reports 2005 – present Informa i-Law
Business Law Reports 2007 – present ICLR ICLR
Butterworths Company Law Cases 2005 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Butterworths Human Rights Cases 1997 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Butterworths Intellectual Property and Technology Cases N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Butterworths Local Government Reports 1951 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Butterworths Medico-Legal Reports 1986 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Commercial Law Cases 1994 – present DSP Law Justis / Westlaw
Construction Law Reports 2006 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Criminal Appeal Cases 1987 – 2001 Butterworths Lexis Library
Criminal Appeal Reports 1968 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
Criminal Appeal Reports (Sentencing) 2001 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
CSR Case Reports N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Customs Duties Cases 2005 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Daily Cases 1999 – present ICLR ICLR
England and Wales Civil Appeal Judgments 1950 – present TSO/John Larking/Casetrack Justis
England and Wales Criminal Appeal Judgments 1963 – present Casetrack Justis
England and Wales High Court Judgments 1998 – present Casetrack Justis
English Reports 1220 – 1873 Justis
Entertainment and Media Law Reports 2001 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
Environmental Law Reports 2001 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
Estates Gazette Law Reports 1975 – present Estates Gazette Group EGi / Lexis Library
Estates Gazette Planning Law Reports N/A Estates Gazette Group EGi / Lexis Library
Family Court Reports N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Family Law Reports 1980 – present Jordan Publishing Jordans
Fleet Street Reports 1999 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
Goode: Consumer Credit Reports N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Greens Weekly Digest 2007 – present W. Green Westlaw
Halsbury’s Laws Annual Abridgment Intellectual Property Digests 1995 – 1998 Butterworths Lexis Library
Harvey on Industrial Relations & Employment Law Cases N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Housing Law Reports 1999 – present Sweet & Maxwell Westlaw
Immigration and Nationality Law Reports 2007 – present Jordan Publishing Jordan Publishing
Immigration Appeal Reports 1972 – present TSO TSO / Justis / Westlaw
Industrial Cases Reports 1972 – present ICLR Westlaw / ICLR
Industrial Relations Law Reports 1972 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Information Law Reports 2001 – present Justis Publishing Justis
Intellectual Property Decisions 2005 – present Informa i-law
Justice of the Peace Law Reports N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Landlord and Tenant Reports 2001 – present Sweet and Maxwell Westlaw
Law Reports, The 1865 – present ICLR Lexis Library / Westlaw / ICLR
Lloyd’s Law Reports 1951 – present Informa i-Law / Westlaw
Lloyd’s Law Reports: Financial Crime 2008 – present Informa i-law
Lloyd’s Law Reports: Insurance and Reinsurance 1998 – present Informa i-Law
Lloyd’s Law Reports: Medical 2006 – present Informa Lawtel
Lloyd’s List Law Reports 1919 -1950 Informa i-Law / Westlaw
Mental Health Law Reports 1999 – present Southside Legal Publishing Justis
New Law Journal (Case Reports only) N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Occupational Pensions Law Reports 1992 – 2005 Butterworths Lexis Library
Pensions Ombudsman Determinations N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Personal Injuries & Quantum Reports 2001 – present Sweet and Maxwell Westlaw
Police Law Reports 2000 – present Southside Legal Publishing Justis
Prison Law Reports 2000 – present Southside Legal Publishing Justis
Privy Council (Devolution Cases) 1999 – 2009 Judicial Committee of the Privy Council Justis / Westlaw / Lexis Library / Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
Professional Negligence and Liability Reports 2001 – present Sweet and Maxwell Westlaw
Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases 2001 – present Sweet and Maxwell Westlaw
Road Traffic Reports 1970–present Sweet and Maxwell Westlaw
Scots Law Times 2007 – 2013 W. Green Westlaw
Scots Law Times (Sheriff Court Reports) 2007 – present W. Green Westlaw
Scottish Case Digests N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Scottish Civil Law Reports N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Scottish Criminal Case Reports N/A Butterworths Lexis Library
Session Cases 1873 – present Scottish Council of Law Reporting Justis / Westlaw
Simon’s Tax Cases 1990 – present Butterworths Lexis Library
Special Commissioners’ Decisions 1995 – 2009 CCH Justis
State Trials 1163 – 1858 Justis
Times Law Reports, The 1990 – present Times Newspapers Justis / Lexis Library
UK House of Lords Judgments 1996 – 2009 Parliament Justis / Westlaw / Lexis Library
UK House of Lords Judgments 1996 – 2009 Parliament Justis / Westlaw / Lexis Library
UK Supreme Court Judgments 2009 – present Supreme Court Justis / Westlaw / Lexis Library / Supreme Court
UK Supreme Court Judgments 2009 – present Supreme Court Justis / Westlaw / Lexis Library / Supreme Court
Weekly Law Reports, The 1953 – present ICLR Westlaw / ICLR