Westlaw Login Guide

Logging in from Summon

  • When logging into Westlaw from the results of a Summon search, you will see this page.
  • Select Access through OpenAthens. You will not be able to login if you click on 'Access through academic institution'.

The Westlaw login page, which says 'Practical Law' at the top. The 'Access through OpenAthens' button is near the bottom of the page.

  • Then enter your Athens username and password on the left side of the page.
  • To login with your Portal username and password, type and select University of London under Find your organisation on the right side of the page.

The page which asks you to sign in with an OpenAthens account, which also has a 'Find your organisation' option on the right side

  • Click on University of London Online Library (Portal Login)

The 'Choose how to sign in' pop-up, which gives you two options: University of London Online Library (Portal Login), and OpenAthens.

  • Enter your Portal username and password

The page where you enter your Portal username and password.

Logging in from the Westlaw website

The login page on the Westlaw website.

  • Then follow the same steps as above from the Athens login page.