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Westlaw NZ - Alert24 - Thomson Reuters Westlaw Product Watch

Last Published: March 01, 2021

Alert24 Thomson Reuters Westlaw Product Watch  is an email alert that provides an overview of all product changes in Legal, completed by the Editor of the product.

Alert24 Product Watch – Legal ensures you are kept as up to date as possible with any commentary changes to the product.

When a commentary database is updated, we will publish the update to Product Watch with an overview of changes and link back to What's New.

Follow these instructions to start receiving Alert24 -Thomson Reuters Westlaw Product Watch updates automatically by email.

Log on to the service at

  1. Enter your Username and Password then click Sign In. 
  2. Click on the Advanced Search template named “News and Current Awareness”.
  3. Select Alert24 to display a list of subscribed topics.
  1. Further down on the left, click the + symbol beside the title Alert24 the list of subscribed topics will appear.
  2. Click the box beside the title you want to start receiving automatically. e.g., Alert24 -Thomson Reuters Westlaw Product Watch - Legal
  3. Click the bell symbol that appears at the top of the list of topics. Westlaw NZ will automatically generate the Alert(s) you ticked.
  1. Give your Alert a logical name so you will recognize what it is when the emails arrive. Change the frequency if you wish.
  2. In the field entitled “Show Excerpt of Item” choose whether you want your email to display the Summary, Full Article or Headline Only we recommend Full Article 
  3. Ensure that your email address appears in the email address line.
  4. Click Save Alert at the foot of screen. Emails should automatically begin arriving the following (working) day.

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