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Competition law: Competition law

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Using this guide

Navigate through this guide by clicking on the pertinent tab in the range you can see above this box (below the main title of this guide).

Separate guides exist which may help you further in this and related studies.

Competition law: quick start

Starting points for English competition law

Halsbury's Laws of England is an authoritative encyclopedia of English law. Volume 18 (5th ed) will give you a concise overview of competition law/ Holders of an Oxford Single Sign On (Oxford SSO) can access this work electronically via Lexis®Library. (use link below)

The last two links are to couple of ebooks

For quick introductions to the competition regimes in other jurisdictions try Competition & Antitrust updates in:

Print resources

Halsbury's Laws is an authoritative encyclopaedia of law in the England and Wales. Volume 18 (5th ed) will give you a concise overview of the law, while the footnotes will direct you to the most important cases, legislation and commentary in that area. The print volumes are at KZ 1 in the main Reading Room on Floor 2. Use the Cumulative Supplement to check for any new developments in the law since the volume was printed.
OU members can access Halsbury's Laws electronically via Lexis®Library. (use link below)

Monographs on the English law are shelved on the Floor 2 beginning at KN266.

To subject search in SOLO for English competition law type  Antitrust law or Competition, Unfair or Restraint of Trade followed by Great Britain into search box,  then refine your search by selecting exact phrase and In subject from the drop down menus.

Law Library: Reserve Collection

When you search SOLO for texts you may find - especially if the text is recommended on an undergrad reading list - that the location is shown as "Law Library Reserve Collection."  Armed with your University Card/Reader's Ticket , please ask for these books at the Reserve Collection desk in the Reading Room and they will be issued to you for use in the Library. 


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