Clare College Cambridge

Lipstein and Turpin Law Reading Rooms

All Clare College Law and Land Economy students have access to the Turpin and Lipstein Law Reading Rooms


Vacation opening hours

Forbes Mellon Library, Turpin and Lipstein Law Reading Rooms:

Sat 18th June 8am to 5pm

Sun 19th June 8am to 5pm

Monday 20th June to Friday 30th September

8am to 7pm Monday to Friday

(closed weekends, and Bank Holiday Monday 29th August)


The Clare College Law Library is in the Turpin and Lipstein Law Reading Rooms in Ashby Court.

All books in these rooms are for reference use only and may not be removed.  There are loan copies of popular law texts available to borrow from the main Library building.

There are two networked PCs and a printer in the Turpin Law Room.

Requests to purchase Law books are welcomed from Clare College members and can be made by email to or via the Online Book Recommendation Form 



Turpin Room