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International law

On this page you can access a range of legal resources including legislation, guides, and other materials with a focus on international law.

Specific jurisdictions

Please see our individual country resources pages for information on law and legislation in other jurisdictions.

Europe

EUR-Lex
Official online EU legal database giving access to treaties, international agreements, legislation in force and case law.

Inner Temple Library: Frequently Asked Questions
The Inner Temple Library has produced a series of Frequently Asked Legal Research Questions which are intended to help users to appropriate sources for the answers to their questions. The series includes guides on Researching UK law, EU law and treaties.

International resources

HG.org
Law and government portal giving a comprehensive worldwide listing of cases, legal directories and other resources.

International Court of Justice
The judicial organ of the United Nations. The website has an archive of past, current and pending cases and advisory proceedings and information on jurisdiction and treaties.

Lex Mundi Guides to Doing Business
Guide with a focus on the legal aspects of business produced by members of Lex Mundi, an international organisation of independent law firms. A diverse range of countries and jurisdictions (including US states) are represented in the listings, with guides usually covering taxation, banking, insolvency and intellectual property rights amongst other useful information.

World Legal Information Institute
Legal database covering over 120 jurisdictions giving access to case law, legislation, treaties, law reform reports and law journals.

Articles and books in the Library collection

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.

You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.

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