General Reference

Reference Materials

Recommended siteCardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

The site for finding what Legal Abbreviations mean.


UK Legal Dictionary 

Net Lawman provides a free glossary of major legal terms

Duhaime's Legal Dictionary

Researched and written by Llyod Duhaime, this dictionary gives legal definitions in plain language. It contains approximately 600 terms; including many Latin terms. It is browseable by letter and includes hypertext links to related terms.

Citation & Legal Skills

Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities

Designed to facilitate accurate citation of authorities, legislation, and other legal materials. It was produced by the Oxford Law Faculty in consultation with leading academic law publishers and serves as the style guide for the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, as well as for theses written in the Law Faculty. It is the closest that the UK has to what in the US is known as the Blue Book.

BAILLI: Citations

Explanation of neutral citation and links to UK Practice Directions.


Legal 500

Directory of law firms organized by practice area and location.

Chambers and Partners

The Chambers Guides list the top lawyers in 175 countries, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary.

Find a solicitor

This section contains our searchable database to help you find a solicitor, advice on what to expect, guides to common legal problems and what to do if things go wrong.


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