Updated January 15, 2021: At this time, as physical access to the library is limited in response to Covid-19, you can ask librarians to perform searches in Lexis Advance Quicklaw on your behalf. Contact us by email or phone at:
Courthouse Libraries BC maintains a subscription to the Lexis Advance Quicklaw database. This database provides access to a large collection of primary sources, commentary, law reviews, journals, quantums, forms and precedents.
Lexis Advance Quicklaw is available on-site on any Courthouse Library Public Access Computer.
At this time the Courthouse Library BC subscription to Lexis Advance Quicklaw includes:
British Columbia Practice
- expert commentary that sets out the rationale, history and judicially mandated requirements related to specific proceedings
The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia
- canvases commonly encountered issues like choice of procedure and parties, pleadings and discovery, trial and judgement, cost and enforcement as well as less common procedures and special issues
Halsbury's Laws of Canada
- comprehensive collection of a full range of legal issues
Carlson Personal Injury
- Weekly review of non-pecuniary damages awarded in personal injury cases by courts in common law provinces and the Supreme Court of Canada
In addition to the resources available to all users on Lexis Advance Quicklaw, Courthouse Libraries BC staff also have access to Quicklaw Internation. Quicklaw International allows staff to search cases and additional resources from the UK and other commonwealth countries.