Gray's Inn

Database Subscriptions

The majority of the below are only available on site:


Full-text access to materials in 20 practice areas including, company and commercial, employment, environment, family, local government, property and personal injury.  Remote access for Gray’s Inn members is available on application to the Librarian.  Please note usage of the service will be reviewed periodically and access may be withdrawn if you do not make use of your log-in.  As with other subscriptions, provision of the service will be reviewed annually.

To apply for remote access email the Librarian.

Your information will be used in accordance with the Inn's Data Protection and Privacy Policy.

  • Full text of thousands of Immigration Tribunal determinations plus key immigration and refugee law judgments from UK Higher courts and European courts
  • Over 175,000 country reports, updated daily
  • Key immigration-related legislation
  • Court bundle feature - create court ready paginated and indexed bundles in Microsoft Word format


  • PDF originals of all content available via library subscription
  • Library package covers: Law Journal Library; World Treaty Library; World Constitutions Illustrated; Foreign & International Law Resources Database; United Nations Law Collection; History of International Law; Legal Classics; English Reports; Revised Statutes of Canada; Women and the Law collection


  • Building Law Reports 
  • International Construction Law Review 
  • Lloyd's Law Reports 
  • Merkin on Arbitration Law loose-leaf 


  • Online case and legislation citator, gathering results from Justis, Westlaw, Lexis Library and i-law
  • Precedent Map feature links to relevant case law in easy pictorial format
  • All Statutes as passed, commencing 1235, Local Acts from 1797, and SIs from 1671
  • Largest online collection of unreported Civil and Criminal Appeal judgments
  • Fully searchable online access to the International Law Reports (1919 onwards), complementing the hardcopy series held in the library's international collection


  • Full access to PDF content of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws
  • Titles are laid out country by country, with each monograph following a uniform structure for easy comparison
  • Covers individual national and international legal frameworks
  • Subscribed modules include: Civil Procedure, Commercial and Economic, Contracts, Corporations and Partnerships, Criminal, Cyber, Energy, Environmental, Family and Succession, Intellectual Property, Media, Migration, Private International Law, Property and Trust, Sports, Tort, Transport 


  • Typically the most up-to-date resource for transcripts and summaries of the latest cases
  • Personal Injury – over 4,000 Quantum Reports, JC Guidelines, Ogden Tables, calculators and forms
  • Human Rights – UK and ECHR case law and commentary, plus the consolidated Human Rights Acts and full amendment history
  • Legal articles and news, plus updating service
  • Specialist resources in employment, civil procedure and local government


  • All current Statutes and SIs as amended
  • Over 622,000 case law documents
  • Appeal tracker service
  • Commentary including Macdonald’s Immigration Law, Atkin’s Court Forms and the Times Law Reports


Available on a trial basis for a year, LexisPSL provides concise practice notes, forms, precedents, authoritative commentary and current awareness. A wide range of practice areas are covered, taking in many of the Library’s specialisms, including construction, energy, environment, immigration, information and IT, local government and planning.


  • Unique resource containing full English-language versions of all world constitutions
  • Commentaries on each jurisdiction
  • Foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions and amending legislation


  • Originally designed for solicitors, now also widely used at the Bar
  • Concise practical guidance across the range of UK civil law, with a commercial focus
  • International and multi-jurisdictional guides with practical insights into law and regulation around the world
  • Ideal quick reference and legal updating tool


  • Online, full-text facsimile of The Times newspaper,
  • Search and view every complete page of every issue from 1785 to 2011


  • Case law from 1220, including Criminal Appeal Reports, European Human Rights Reports
  • All current Statutes and SIs as amended
  • Legal Journals Index plus over 100 full-text journals
  • Current Awareness provides access to the latest cases, legislation and legal developments, updated throughout the day