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Welcome to Gray’s Inn Library

The Library is open to all barrister and student members of the four Inns of Court

  • Over 75,000 books, journals and law reports, including historic materials
  • A range of online services including Lexis+, Lexis+ Practical Guidance, Westlaw and Practical Law
  • A team of law librarians to answer enquiries and assist with using the Library
  • A quiet, professional environment conducive to work and study
  • A document supply service for those working outside London or otherwise unable to visit the Library
  • A specialist collection of international law materials maintained on behalf of the four Inns and supplemented by the Lauterpacht Collection

For full details – the latest edition of our Library User Guide contains further information regarding the Library, its services and facilities:

Download a Library Guide (PDF)

Online subscriptions for our Members

Members of the Inn, who are practising barristers, may apply for remote access to the following services.

Bloomsbury Professional. Full-text access to materials in 20 practice areas including, company and commercial, employment, environment, family, local government, property and personal injury.

Bloomsbury Professional remote access

Lexis Practical Guidance. Offers practice notes, precedents, forms and current awareness alerts and clear, up-to-date explanations of the law and how to apply it. Full-text access to materials in 22 practice areas including: arbitration, construction, dispute resolution, energy, environment, immigration, local government and technology, media and telecoms

Lexis+ Practical Guidance remote access

Please note usage of the service will be reviewed periodically and access may be withdrawn if you do not make use of your log-in.  Provision of these services will be reviewed annually.

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Document Supply

We supply copies of legal materials by email or post


Archive and historical information about the Inn, its buildings and its members

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