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Westlaw New Zealand - Spotlight on Property Law

This session focuses on the topic of property law. Westlaw's resources include expert commentary, cases and full text legislation, and a news service. The trainer will provide you with a convenient one stop shop to access these tools. More course dates

Allison Patrick
Date & Time
Wed 1 May 2024, 9:00am
Wed 1 May 2024, 11:00am
60 minutes


Key content includes

  • Commentary available in Land Law, Native Land Court Cases and Commentary, Property - A to Z of New Zealand Law (Toomey (ed) New Zealand Land Law (3rd ed, Thomson Reuters, Wellington, 2017), Taxation - Property - A to Z of New Zealand Law (Davidson Taxation of Property Transactions in New Zealand (Thomson Reuters, Wellington, 2016), Tenancy Law - A to Z of New Zealand Law (Residential Tenancy Law in New Zealand (Thomson Reuters, Wellington, 2018).
  • News - Alert 24 Land Law
  • Full Text Legislation, Regulations and Bills
  • Case law on a point of law

Learning Outcomes 

At the end of the session participants will be able to:  

  • Navigate the home page and understand the depth of accessible content  
  • Locate a document, commentary publication or case using the global search bar  
  • Natural Legal Language (NLL) Search  - Explain the advantages of 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 – discuss benefits 
  • Print, Download or Save to folders.  
  • Create a 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.