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Westlaw New Zealand - Spotlight on Family Law

This session focuses on the family law 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
Tue 4 Jun 2024, 12:00pm
Tue 4 Jun 2024, 1:00pm
60 minutes

Key content includes:

  • Commentary available in Adult Relationships, Child Law, Family Procedure, Family Property, Incapacity, and Mental Health A to Z of New Zealand Law
  • Case law on a point of law
  • Family forms and precedents
  • Alert 24 – Family Law

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 the Family Custom 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.