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Compare Westlaw Canada O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms with O’Brien’s online

Compare O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms Online Platform to O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms on Westlaw Canada

Discover how Westlaw Canada’s robust platform capabilities allow you to intuitively access the trusted forms and precedents collection that Canadian researchers have relied upon for years.

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Check out the chart below to discover the features that set O’Brien’s on Westlaw Canada apart from the O’Brien’s Online platform.

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Single Platform

Access all legal research resources on one platform.


Global Search

Search all legal research resources, at the same time, using key words and phrases.



Industry's most complete and accurate citator to ensure you rely on good law.


Full Text Document Rendering

View full forms and precedents documents without the need to download.



Filter out all extraneous information and simply fill in the blanks in your drafting application.


Notes and Highlighting

Highlight text, so when you return to the document, you’re already focused, or type your own research notes for future reference.



Put all vital information in one place for quicker access later.



Saves research activity for a year and provides tools to easily retrace your steps in past research sessions.



Stay apprised of legal developments.


Internal Links

Link directly to relevant commentary and primary law at the point of need.


Reading Mode

Continuous scrolling through a publication provides a more book-like experience.


Delivery Options

Download, email or print, with the option of including annotations.


Cost Recovery/Reporting Service

Available in Reporting Systems Version 2 (RSV2) with suggested chargeback values.


Filter Results

Narrow your results list by division, annotations, viewed/not viewed, and/or foldered/not foldered.

✓* Can filter by division only

Forms and Precedents Collection

Canada's most comprehensive collection of legal forms and precedents, covering the broadest range of legal topics.

Notes and Commentary

Helpful guidance authored by experts.

Complete, current, and comprehensive research

Westlaw is the industry’s premier legal research platform that generations of lawyers and legal teams have depended on to work smarter, more efficiently, and with total confidence.

O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms, builds on the core of this trusted foundation by adding Canada’s leading forms and precedents collection, browsable and searchable alongside all other Westlaw Canada content.

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