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Forms & Precedents 2.0


The Forms & Precedents 2.0 collection was released to Westlaw Australia on Monday the 13th of November 2023.

The enhanced publications offer improved findability and functionality across all Forms & Precedent publications. 

To improve users access to and use of our Forms & Precedents content the following enhancements have been made:

  • Publication Table of Contents: Providing a structured view for streamlined navigation of legal content.
  • Left Hand Pane TOC on Document: Ensuring easy access and seamless navigation between publication documents.
  • Internal Publication Links and Inline Links to Forms: Facilitating quick access to documents and required forms.
  • External Publication Links*: Soon to be integrated, offering convenient links to Primary Law for comprehensive research.
  • Support for /s & /p Operators: Empowering precise and efficient content searches.
  • Improved Findability of Content: Reorganizing publications under secondary sources content type for enhanced discoverability.
  • Reading Mode and Search Document Feature: Optimizing the document viewing experience and enhancing search capabilities.

* Links to Primary Law estimated to go live in December 2023

Old Publication Experience

New Publication Browse

Allows users to browse content by topic and/or target searches to specific topical chapters of the publication.

Old Document Experience

New Document Experience

Allows user to:
1) See the document in context to other documents in the chapter and move between documents
2) Search within the document for keywords
3) View the document in Reading Mode for a more streamlined reading view of the document
Tom Heaton
By Tom Heaton
Manager, Westlaw Product Management

Tom Heaton is a Manager at Thomson Reuters. He has over 20 years experience in information technology and legal publishing. His focus is on Website usability and everything online.

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