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Westlaw New Zealand - Spotlight on Environment & Resources

This session focuses on the environment and resource management resources available in Westlaw New Zealand, including expert commentary, cases and full text legislation, and news service. The trainer will provide you with a convenient one stop shop to access these tools. More course dates

Patricia Veen
Date & Time
Wed 10 Apr 2024, 2:00pm
Wed 10 Apr 2024, 3:00pm
60 minutes

Key content includes:

  • Commentary available in Resource Management, Salmon on Environmental Law, Environmental Handbook,  A to Z of New Zealand Law- Environment and Natural Resources.
  • Case law on a point of law, using the Key Number Classifications
  • Resource Management Workflow
  • Resource Management Forms and Precedents
  • Resource Management Tracker Analytics
  • Alert 24 – YourEnvironment

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

  • Understand the depth of content for the Family Practice area, and how to keep up to date with new and changing materials
  • Locate a document, commentary publication or case using the global search bar
  • Understand the difference between plain language searching and Boolean searching
  • How to structure a Terms & Connectors search, identify keywords, and build a search string
  • Find case law using the Key Number System or Advanced Search
  • Understand the case analysis options when looking at case law
  • Refine, filter and narrow search results
  • Print, download or save to folders
  • Annotate documents, using highlights and notes
  • Know how to get further assistance when using Westlaw
  • Be aware of Custom Pages including a customised page to be supplied by the trainer at the end of the session.

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.