Online legal news

Journal of the Law Society of Scotland

The Journal makes it online with this attractive site filled full of various features including back issues in PDF form (from 2002), email updating service, events diary and very up-to-date Scottish legal news.

The Lawyer

The electronic version of the weekly news publication allows full search of the archive back to 1996, customisable jobs page, events advertising and legal directories: news updated daily. Also has a database of 6,000 events from 40 course providers.

Law Society Gazette

Journal of the Law Society of England and Wales; allows customisable viewing of latest edition; access to the archive and other clever ideas – free for all.

Scottish Legal News

A venture of the Scottish Legal Action Group ( this daily update on legal news, jobs and events is primarily delivered by e-mail, although all the content is also on the website. All but indispensable now. Details of SCOLAG Legal Journal and some articles also available online at

Current Awareness from the Inner Temple Library

Intended to provide up-to-date information regarding new case law, changes in legislation, and legal news of interest to UK lawyers and law students. The content is selected and updated daily by information professionals on the staff of the Inner Temple Library.

The Edinburgh Gazette

Online version of the three official newspapers of record (the Edinburgh, Belfast and London Gazettes). All official notices fully searchable using sophisticated search tool.

The Firm

This is the online site of the monthly paper magazine with news and comments of the Scottish legal scene, often displaying a lighter touch from alternative perspectives than some of the more traditional news sources.