Murdoch and Hunt’s Encyclopedia of Irish Law

For over thirty years, Murdoch and Hunt has been the gold standard in legal language. Indeed, this seminal text carries the distinction of being the only Irish legal reference book ever to be mentioned in a Supreme Court judgment. This new and improved online version will be fully interactive, inter-linked and searchable – making it the ideal starting point for legal research. Moreover, all definitions will be regularly reviewed and updated to take stock of legal developments, including both case law and legislation. To purchase a subscription or to organise a free trial, please contact our sales team. Endorsements for... Read more

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About Murdoch and Hunt’s Encyclopedia of Irish Law

For over thirty years, Murdoch and Hunt has been the gold standard in legal language. Indeed, this seminal text carries the distinction of being the only Irish legal reference book ever to be mentioned in a Supreme Court judgment.

This new and improved online version will be fully interactive, inter-linked and searchable – making it the ideal starting point for legal research. Moreover, all definitions will be regularly reviewed and updated to take stock of legal developments, including both case law and legislation.

To purchase a subscription or to organise a free trial, please contact our sales team.

Endorsements for Murdoch and Hunt’s Dictionary of Irish Law:

A hugely impressive legal research resource, which will, I believe prove to be invaluable to judges, practitioners, garda, students, libraries, the public service and enterprise”

Michael McDowell SC, then Attorney General in 2001 at the launch of the first version of Murdoch’s Irish Legal Companion

“The dictionary is a breathtaking work of legal scholarship ….It is the first stop on any quest to discover unknown areas of law and unknown words”

Keith Walsh, Solicitor, in The Parchment (2016)

“The strength of the book is that it provides a concise source from which the perimeters of Irish law can be constructed”

Harvard Law School, USA (1995)

“This is a work of great value … It is a unique signpost to our laws”

Sunday Press (1988)

“This book completely outperforms all those …. published with reference to English law”

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (1988)

“It is a vital book for those who wish to master the complex world of legal words”

Irish Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (1988)

“It is extremely well written and legible by layperson and professional alike”

The Property Valuer (1988)

“A read through the book is stimulating … his reference information is excellent”

Irish Medical Journal (1988)