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Thomson Reuters Practical Law

Access practical legal know-how for lawyers

Go beyond primary law and traditional legal research

Thomson Reuters Practical Law is legal know-how that goes beyond primary law and traditional legal research to give lawyers a better starting point. We provide standard documents, checklists, legal updates, how-to guides, and more – created and continuously maintained by our 230+ expert attorney-editors.

And with Thomson Reuters Practical Law Connect, we bring the best of Practical Law and Thomson Reuters Westlaw together to give corporate legal departments and law firms expert guidance conveniently organized by practice area and task.

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Enhance productivity

Straightforward how-to guides and clear explanations of current law and practice, ranging from basic overviews to detailed analysis for specialists.


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Get a better starting point on contracts, agreements, and clauses. With coverage across business-related practice areas and beyond, Practical Law standard documents and clauses provide real-world applicability infused with insight from experts.

Improve response time

By compiling all key resources, Practical Law toolkits give you a critical starting point and cut down the time you spend searching for additional relevant documents, so you can respond with speed and confidence.

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From Practical Law customers

Practical Law enables us to respond to our clients quickly and effectively, delivering increased efficiency and value.
Scott M. Coffey
Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

As an attorney in a boutique law firm, Practical Law Connect is my first step in each transaction. Whether I am doing an arm's length or intra-family transaction, the resources available are vast and high quality.
Andrew Comiter
Attorney, Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun

Practical Law allows us to provide the quality legal services that we want at a reasonable price for our clients.
John Stroh
Sharpnack, Bigley, Stroh & Washburn, LLP

Practical Law Connect

Connect with the legal resources you need, organized the way you work

Thomson Reuters Practical Law Connect is the first-of-its-kind solution that integrates Thomson Reuters Practical Law legal know-how resources with essential Thomson Reuters Westlaw legal research.

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