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China & Hong Kong Legal Research Guide: Books & Journals

Recent Books and ebooks

Books on Hong Kong Law in Kluwer Law Online

Kluwer Law Online (UniMelb staff & student access) provides full text access to English language books on Hong Kong law in the following subject areas:

Please note that the date of publication for each book varies - some are very up to date (eg: criminal law 2019), while others are not (eg: corporations and partnerships 1999).

Finding Journal Articles

See the box entitled Finding Journal Articles in English on Chinese Law in the Books, Journals and Theses page in the Chinese Legal Research Guide. This information is also applicable to finding articles about the law of Hong Kong, and lists the most useful databases to use to search hundreds of journals at the same time. For more detailed information on finding journal articles on your topic, refer to our Secondary Sources Research Guide.

Individual Hong Kong Law Journal Titles

Hong Kong Law Journal

  • In print vol 1 1971 - vol 44 2014 on Level 4 of the Law Library
  • E-journal 
    • vol 1 1971 to current on HEIN with a 2 year delay (UniMelb staff & student access)
    • vol 31 (2001) - current (up to date) on Westlaw (UniMelb staff & student access)

City University of Hong Kong Law Review

  • vol 1 2009 to current on HEIN (UniMelb staff & student access)