The Library is now open. See opening hours page for our current opening hours. Measures and restrictions will be in place to ensure the health and safety of members and staff. In order to adhere to government guidance on social distancing, the number of members allowed into the library at any one time will be restricted. Full details can be found here.
Our electronic resources page has an extensive list of resources, including those offering remote access such as PLI+. If you do not already have a login for remotely available resources, get in touch with the library for login details, providing your membership number and call year.
The library catalogue is accessible at any time of day and can be used to search the collections of all Inn libraries as well as find resources that are available across multiple platforms, as well as ebooks available through Bloomsbury Professional
Links for Lawyers has an extensive list of links to free legal websites as a signpost for barristers, pupils and students conducting research.
Middle Temple Library blog includes tips on legal research during this time, with links to free resources and an online tutorial on researching EU law.
Lexis is offering barristers seven day trial access to materials comprising UK legislation, over 700,000 cases and key reference sources such as the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents and Atkin’s Court Forms. The database also includes Halsbury’s Laws, the Butterworths and Tolley’s handbooks, and keys texts such as Laddie, Prescott and Vitoria: The Modern Law of Copyright, Cook on Costs and Hill and Redman’s Law of Landlord and Tenant.
Thomson Reuters Legal Databases
Through databases such as Westlaw, Lawtel and Practical Law, there is a one-week trial access available to legislation, case law, EU legal materials and journals, articles, practice notes, standard documents, checklists, forms, legal updates, global guides.
To request a trial, please contact Saghi.Shahmirzadi@thomsonreuters.com, Account Manager at Thomson Reuters.
UK barristers can now access a free 14-day trial and a new 3 month access plan for law reports and case law available on vLex Justis. For more information, including a list of full coverage details, please click here.