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Corporate law: Home

Subjects: Law

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying corporate or company law at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for corporate law, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

Companies & finance: quick start

Looking for a Reading List title?

When you search SOLO for books on your Reading List you may find that the location is shown as Law Library Reserve Collection. These titles are available to all categories of readers, but are shelved in a discrete run on Level 2, the level at which you enter the library. Please ask a librarian for  further directions when you are in the Law Library, the Enquiry Desk is just inside the library gate.

Encyclopedic approach

 To learn the current state of English law on any particular subject from print sources, there is

            Halsbury’s Laws of England shelved on Level 2 (the entrance level to the Law Library) at the shelf mark KZ 1.  Halsbury's is an encyclopedic treatment of English & Welsh laws: the natural first point of reference for the busy practitioner requiring cold start research on an area or a reliable recap with pointers to essential legislation and leading cases.  You will find corporate law & finances is spread across more than one main volume of Halsbury - and you must also use the service volumes which keep track of legal developments since the publication of the main volumes. 
Holders of an Oxford Single Sign On are reminded that LexisLibrary includes all the Halsbury services - much more straightforward to use!

  General textbooks on English corporation/company law have shelf marks starting KN261.  They are also on Level 2. 

Please visit the Books page in this guide for more detailed guidance around the Law Library and its book collection.

The Sainsbury Library at the Said Business School is the key provider for many of these.

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