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Library services

At The City Law School you will have access to two law libraries, an extensive IT network and our own acclaimed legal resource portals Lawbore and Lawbore.

Library services

To support your study and learning needs you will have access to libraries based at our Northampton Square campus and at Gray's Inn Place.

The main university campus law library is situated in the Innovation Centre. Over the two floors you can access to a wide variety of law textbooks, journals, statutes, law reports and many other legal reference tools and encyclopaedias to support your academic law studies. The library at the Gray's Inn campus houses specialist legal collections and library services dedicated to law students on professional programmes.

Our printed collections at both sites are enhanced by a suite of online legal databases with many resources journals, law reports, and legal texts available electronically and with easy access off-campus. Both libraries have facilities to support group study and independent learning. A dedicated team of professional staff, qualified in law librarianship and trained in legal research are available to assist you with sourcing legal materials, researching the law and answering your queries.

Legal Practice Course
LPC students are able to access the Law Society Library in Chancery Lane, which is only five minutes walk from Gray's Inn Place.

Bar Professional Training Course
BPTC students are able to access their respective Inn's libraries, which focus solely on the needs of the practising bar. Most of the Inn's libraries are only a few minutes walk from Gray's Inn Place.

LLM in International Commercial Law
If you are undertaking the LLM in International Commercial Law you will also have full access to the facilities at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Russell Square.


Lawbore The City Law School has its own legal resource portal, Lawbore. This portal gives you quick and easy access to the latest research materials, legislative updates, library services and study news.

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City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.