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Welcome to BAILII, based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, where you can find British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material. BAILII thanks The Scottish Council of Law Reporting for their assistance in establishing the Historic Scottish Law Reports project. BAILII also thanks Sentral for provision of servers and Bytemark for provision of hosting services. For more information, see About BAILII.

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BAILII beta page design
See the beta version of a new BAILII home page.

You may notice that BAILII looks a little different at the moment. Throughout June you will see pop-ups asking users to donate to BAILII. Donations fund the very modest costs of maintaining and extending BAILII's free-to-access databases of legal information. If you value access to justice and/or you use BAILII, please donate today:
Thank you very much for your support!

Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) Judgments on BAILII
BAILII now includes judgments from the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). The new database enhances BAILII's existing collection of international commercial judgments from Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts, the Cayman Islands, and Qatar.

BAILII and The National Archives
BAILII continues to assist The National Archives in developing their new service for judgments from England and Wales. Alongside other charitable endeavours, BAILII will continue to provide free access to a wide range of legal materials, including judgments from England and Wales as well as other jurisdictions - Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and European courts, and the Commonwealth.

Quick Guide to BAILII
A Quick Guide to BAILII compiled by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is available here.

Most-downloaded judgments
Click here for the judgments viewed on BAILII most often in the last week.

Did you know?
BAILII searches are now available as RSS feeds. When you perform a search, you will now see a link to an RSS feed () for the results. If you copy this link into your RSS reader of choice, you will be notified whenever new items are uploaded that match the search.

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