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Westlaw New Zealand - Advanced Research Techniques

This session focuses on efficient research techniques providing examples of different search strategies to find relevant content in Westlaw New Zealand.  This includes natural legal language and how to ask a legal question, the best way to structure a terms & connectors search, understanding linking between documents, and how to refine results. More course dates

Elizabeth Odom
Date & Time
Fri 3 May 2024, 10:00am
Fri 3 May 2024, 10:30am
30 minutes

This course will 

  • Explaining the advantages of Natural Legal Language (NLL) and how to refine or filter results
  • Introduce Best Portion feature, to quickly identify the relevant section of a document
  • How to structure a T&C search – query, identify keywords, locate T&Cs, build search string.
    • Refine or filter search results – search within a search
    • When to use an Advanced Search template.
  • How to print, download or save research to folders.
  • Create a WestClip search alert to be notified of future documents related to your search.

MCLE and CPD - If this educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law then you may claim one "unit" for each hour of attendance.