Law Library at the Bar

The Richard Griffith Library is now part of the Law Library of Victoria, giving Bar members around-the-clock access to the same online resources available in the Supreme Court Library and to the judiciary.

  • Access top-quality subscriber-only digital resources, including case law, commentary and databases, via the Richard Griffith Library computers
  • Save time finding what you need with the fully searchable catalogue of all resources in the Law Library of Victoria
  • Chat to a qualified librarian on site, at advertised times, to help with your reference or research enquiry 
  • Check out the new text books constantly being added to the Griffith Library collection
  • Learn more at the training and information sessions for Bar members


Members can now access the following subscription services:

AGIS Plus Text
Capital Monitor  
ICLR Online
LawOne (Timebase)
LexisNexis AU
National Construction Code
Victorian Reports
Westlaw AU
Westlaw Canada
Westlaw International
Westlaw UK

Select list of titles A-Z:

Accident Compensation Victoria
Alert24 – Criminal Law
All England Law Reports
Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal
Australian and New Zealand Citator to UK Reports
Australian Bankruptcy Cases
Australian Bankruptcy Law and Practice
Australian Bar Review  
Australian Business Law Review
Australian Capital Territory Law Reports
Australian Corporation Law
Australian Corporations and Securities Reports
Australian Criminal Reports
Australian Criminal Trial Directions  
Australian Dictionary of Biography (ANU)
Australian Double Tax Agreements
Australian Family Law  
Australian Family Law Bulletin
Australian Family Law State Legislation  
Australian Income Tax 1936 Act and Other Legislation Commentary
Australian Income Tax 1936 Act and Other Tax Legislation
Australian Income Tax 1997 Commentary
Australian Income Tax 1997 Legislation
Australian Insurance Law Annotated  
Australian Intellectual Property Journal
Australian Journal of Administrative Law
Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law
Australian Journal of Corporate Law  
Australian Journal of Family Law  
Australian Journal of Labour Law  
Australian Law Dictionary (OUP)
Australian Law Journal Reports
Australian Law Journal  
Australian Law Reports
Australian Legal Words and Phrases  
Australian Medical Liability Commentary and Leading Cases
Australian Property Law Journal  
Australian Sentencing
Australian Standards (selected)
Australian Superannuation Legislation and Research Materials
Australian Superannuation Practice - Commentary
Australian Tax Reports
Australian Tax Review
Australian Torts Cases
Australian Torts Reporter
Australian Workers Compensation Review
Banking & Finance Reports of Australia
Bar News : Journal of the NSW Bar Association
Boer’s Queensland Law Reports
Building and Construction Contracts in Australia
Building Code of Australia
Building and Construction Law Journal  
Butterworths Corporation Law Bulletin
Butterworths Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary
Capital Gains Tax - Commentary
Capital Gains Tax - Bulletin   
Carter on Contract  
Civil Liability in Australia  
Civil Procedure Victoria (Williams)
COAT Practice Manual for Tribunals
Commercial Arbitration Law & Practice   
Commercial Damages
Commonwealth Law Reports
Company & Securities Law Journal
Company Receivers & Administrators   
Comparable Verdicts in Personal Injury Claims
Competition & Consumer Law Journal  
Costs Guide NSW  
Court Forms, Precedents & Pleadings Vic
Criminal Law Investigation & Procedure Victoria (Freckelton)
Criminal Law Journal
Criminal Law News NSW  
Criminal Law Victoria (Bourke’s)  
Cross on Evidence
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM 5)
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Previous Editions (DSM I - IV)
Discovery & Interrogatories   

Environmental and Planning Law Journal
Expert Evidence      
Family Law Reports  
Family Law Review  
Federal Administrative Law  
Federal Court Reports
Federal Law Reports    
Federal Offences Volumes 1-4
Federal Statutes Annotations  
Ford & Lee: Law of Trusts
Ford, Austin & Ramsay's Principles of Corporations Law
Fringe Benefits Tax - Commentary
Fringe Benefits Tax - Bulletin
Halsbury's Laws of Australia
ICLR Online
Indictable Offences in Victoria
Insolvency Law Journal
Insurance Law Journal
Journal of Banking & Finance Law and Practice
Journal of Civil Litigation & Practice
Journal of Contract Law  
Journal of Equity  
Journal of Judicial Administration
Journal of Law & Medicine
Lang's Commercial Leasing in Australia
Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct 4th Ed. (Lockhart)
Law Relating to Banker and Customer
Lawbooks Co's District Court Law Reports (NSW)
LawNow Legislation  
Laws of Australia
Lawyers Practice Manual Victoria
Legal Costs - Victoria
Local Government & Environmental Reports of Australia
Local Government Law Journal
Local Government Vic
Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus
McPherson's Law of Company Liquidation
Media and Internet Law and Practice
Miller's Australian Competition and Consumer Law Annotated
Modern Contract of Guarantee
Motor and Traffic Law Victoria
Motor Vehicle Reports  
National Construction Code
New South Wales Law Reports
New Zealand Law Reports  
Northern Territory Law Journal
Northern Territory Law Reports
Planning & Environment Victoria
Plumbing Code of Australia
Powers of Attorney  
Privacy, Confidentiality and Data Security  
Public Law Review
Queensland Law Journal Reports
Queensland Lawyer
Queensland Lawyer Reports
Queensland Reports
Queensland Supreme Court Reports
Quick on Costs  
Robson's Annotated Corporations Legislation
Ross on Crime
South Australian State Reports
State Reports (WA)
State Reports of Queensland
Statutory Interpretation in Australia. 8th edition, 2014  
Summary Offences in Victoria
Tasmanian Reports
Tax Bills and EM’s
Tort Law Review
Torts Law Journal
Trade Secrets and Privacy
Uniform Evidence Law
Unreported Judgments  
Victorian Administrative Law
Victorian Administrative Reports
Victorian Conveyancing Law & Practice
Victorian Conveyancing Law: Cases Commentary, Legislation & Newsletter
Victorian Courts
Victorian Reports
Victorian Reports
Victorian Statutes Annotations
Western Australian Reports
Wills Probate and Administration Victoria