The Law Library was established under the Law and Parliamentary Library Act 1873 as a joint-use Law and Parliamentary Library.
In 1889 the collection was divided and the Law Library was established as a separate entity.
The Supreme Court building was opened in 1903 and provided a specially designed chamber to house the Law Library.
In 1987 the Law Library was moved to purpose built premises in the new annexe of the Supreme Court.
The ownership of the Law Library is vested in the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia.
The Law Library is situated at the
Supreme Court of Western Australia.
The Library is open to eligible users only.
It provides a comprehensive legal reference and research facility for legal practitioners, it is not open to the public.
Texts and law reports may only be borrowed on a short term basis for use in court. After prior consultation with the Law Librarian, law students and persons representing themselves in court may use the library.
Phone: (08) 9421 5370 or (08) 9421 5371
8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday