Halsbury’s Laws of England is the authoritative source on the laws of England and Wales

Halsbury’s Laws of England is the only comprehensive narrative statement of the law of England and Wales, containing law derived from every source. Unique to UUֱ, it provides a trusted encyclopaedic source to answer questions across all areas of law – available in print and online, via Lexis+®.

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Halsbury’s Laws covers everything from the fundamental to the highly complex. Even in niche and esoteric areas, it has the answer.

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The culmination of over 100 years of experience, Halsbury’s Laws titles are written by or in consultation with leading lawyers – both practitioners and academics – ensuring the highest quality and dependability.

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Halsbury’s Laws online is updated weekly to reflect the latest legal developments, cases and legislation. Each paragraph includes notes detailing legal changes, so you don’t have to check anywhere else.

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The Official Law Reports published by the ICLR contain over 1,700 citations of Halsbury’s Laws in judgements or submissions to court. It is the industry standard.

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Boutique Law LLP

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