University of Liverpool Library Services for Liverpool Law Society Members

Did you know that being a member of Liverpool Law Society gives you access to the facilities at the University of Liverpool’s Law Library?

You can access the following:

  • 24 hour library access
  • Electronic Resources
  • Photocopying Facilities
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Support and help from Law Liaison Staff (available 9.00-5.00pm Monday – Friday)

The Law Collection is located on the 1st and 2nd floor of the Abercromby Wing of the Sydney Jones Library, the Law Collection contains key reference works such as Halsburys Laws and Halsburys Statutes, plus historical material such as Statutes at Large and older law reports series which are not available online. Current general and specialist law reports series and academic journals are also available. Jurisdictions covered include the UK, the EU, Canada, the US and Australia.

In addition to primary sources and academic journals, there is a large collection of textbooks and monographs reflecting the teaching and research interests of the Liverpool Law School staff and students Both the Sydney Jones and the Harold Cohen Libraries are open 24 hours a day during the academic year. During the vacation periods opening and service hours can vary; for more information see the Opening and Service Hours page.  

If you wish to speak to a member of staff when you visit the library, please ensure that you visit during staffed hours. Liverpool Law Society members can join the Library as borrowing members. An application form can be obtained from the Sydney Jones Library, either call in or telephone 0151 794 2832 to request a form be posted to you. Completed forms should be returned to the Sydney Jones Library, in person, together with a passport sized photograph and proof of Liverpool Law Society membership (please email asking us to confirm your membership.  A copy of our reply will be accepted as proof of membership).

Membership will be for one year and can be renewed. Liverpool Law Society members can borrow six items for two weeks (with the exception of short loan items). Society members can borrow material from the entire print collection; borrowing rights are not restricted to the Law Collection. 

Please note that membership is offered on an individual basis, not by Firm or Chambers. For further details on the library service available to Liverpool Law Society members, click here.