Law Resources
 

Legal Dictionary from Prof.Bernard's Jurist site

 

English Law Research Guides  Legal Research Duke University

 

 Tips for Law Students Surviving Law School

 LAW: Top Categories

 

Law Additional Categories

 

Sri Lanka Law College 

Acts of Sri Lanka 1985 onwards

International Bar Association , (IBA) London

Bar Association of Sri Lanka

World Jurist Association

Some very useful legal sites

ADVICE/ANALYSIS
Advicenow

www.advicenow.org.uk
Independent legal advice pulled together from more than 150 separate web sites.

Community Legal Service
www.justask.org.uk
Just Ask - directory of solicitors, advice agencies and information providers across England and Wales.

Law Centres Federation
www.lawcentres.org.uk
Co-ordinating body for law centres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Employment Lawyers Association
www.elaweb.org.uk
Organisation for solictiors and barristers practising employment law, and organisations engaged in the practice of employment law.

Institute of Employment Rights
www.ier.org.uk
Idependent charity examining new ideas in labour law.

National Citizens Advice Bureaux
www.adviceguide.org.uk
Online legal advice database from CAB network.

Religion or belief in the workplace (Acas guidance)
www.acas.org.uk/publications/pdf/religion.pdf

Sexual orientation and the workplace (Acas guidance)
www.acas.org.uk/publications/pdf/sexual.pdf


Tailored Interactive Guidance on Employment Rights
www.tiger.gov.uk
User-friendly guide to UK employment law, provided by Acas.

EUROPE
European Comission
www.europa.eu.int/comm/index_en.htm
Home page of the European Commission.

European Comission (UK Representation)
www.cec.org.uk
The commission has offices, known as representations, in London, Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh.

European Court of Human Rights
www.echr.coe.int
Includes database of case law on European Convention on Human Rights.

European Court of Justice
www.europa.eu.int/cj/en
Interprets European Union law. Also includes the Court of First Instance.

European Parliament
www.europarl.eu.int/home/default_en.htm?
Home page of the EU's law-making body.

European Union
www.europa.eu.int
Home page of the European Union.

GOVERNMENT
Department for Education and Skills

www.dfes.gov.uk
Government department with responsibility for education, training and lifelong learning.

Department of Trade and Industry
www.dti.gov.uk
Information for consumers, businesses, employees and anyone with an interest in the world of work.

Inland Revenue
www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk
News and information on tax and national insurance matters in the UK.

LEGAL SYSTEM
Acts of parliament
www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/legislation
Full text of UK acts of parliament, supplied by HMSO.

Employment Appeal Tribunal
www.employmentappeals.gov.uk
Handles appeals against decisions of employment tribunals and the certification officer.

Employment tribunals
www.employmenttribunals.gov.uk

OFFICIAL BODIES
Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)

www.acas.org.uk
Arbitration and concilliation service dedicated to resolving employee relations disputes.

Central Arbitration Committee
www.cac.gov.uk
Statutory body that adjudicates on statutory recognition and derecognition of trade unions for collective bargaining purposes.

 

Companies House
www.companies-house.gov.uk
Registers and provides company information.

 

Criminal Records Bureau
www.crb.gov.uk
Eexecutive agency of the Home Office that helps employers to vet job applicants who may be unsuitable for certain work.

Information Commissioner
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
Promotes good information handling and encourages the development of codes of practice for data controllers.

Work Permits UK
www.workpermits.gov.uk
Based in Sheffield, England, administers work permit arrangements in the UK. Part of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate of the Home Office.