The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales ("ICLR") will be removing their Authorised UK Law Reports content from LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters online platforms effective 1 January 2017.
From 1 January 2017, law reports published by ICLR will no longer be available to subscribers via the online services provided by LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters in Australia.
What ICLR content is affected?
Access to the following ICLR series of law reports will be affected:
The Law Reports (1865 to present) – the official series of law reports in England and Wales. The series is divided into four divisions: Appeal Cases (AC), Chancery (Ch), Family (Fam) and Queen’s Bench (QB)
The Weekly Law Reports (1953 to present) – ICLR’s core generalist series of law reports, known by the abbreviation "WLR".
The Industrial Cases Reports (1972 to present) – ICLR’s employment and industrial relations specialist series, known by the abbreviation "ICR".
The Business Law Reports (2007 to present) – ICLR’s company and commercial law specialist series, known by the abbreviation "Bus LR".
The Public and Third Sector Law Reports (2009 to present) – ICLR’s public law specialist series, known by the abbreviation "PTSR".
Who will this affect?
This will affect you if you access content published by ICLR through the online services provided by LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters. If you are unsure whether this announcement affects you it is important that you contact ICLR’s Australian Sales Agent TimeBase at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1800 077 088.
When will this affect me?
The removal of ICLR content from the affected territories will take effect on 1 January 2017.
If you are renewing an annual subscription with LexisNexis or Thomson Reuters in 2016 that includes access to ICLR content, access to that content will end as of 1 January 2017.
What should I do now?
Contact Nickie Zammit at email@example.com or call on 1800 077 088.
The full media release is available here.