Online legal news

Journal of the Law Society of Scotland

The Journal online. This attractive site offers various features including back issues in PDF form (from December 1998), some exclusive web content, events diary, recruitment section and news items. The open forum is rarely used.

The Lawyer

The electronic version of the weekly news publication. Especially useful for keeping up to date with the comings and goings of the larger commercial firms.

Law Society Gazette

Journal of the Law Society of England and Wales. A good mix of news, analysis, opinion and "magazine" style articles. Plus the usual jobs and events pages.

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. Remains all but indispensable. 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 by 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.