Welcome to Scottish Law Online, a web portal for lawyers,
solicitors or advocates, academics, students or the public who are
interested in Scots Law. The site is completely independent and is not
associated with any University, Law Firm, the Law Society of Scotland
or the Scottish Parliament.
By clicking the resources link above you can
access links to courts, legislation, organisations, governments,
professional bodies, societies, universities, journals, publishers
bookshops and a lot more of relevance to the Scottish Law Community.
The Practical Resources area has practical tools for lawyers.
Links to over 50 areas of Scottish law covering
everything from arbitration to workplace health and safety. Other areas
of law include banking law, contract, delict, employment, corporate,
family, divorce, computer, conveyancing, human rights, international,
immigration, consumer law, personal injury law and many more.
The Scottish Law Firm Directory contains law
firms and solicitors in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth,
Dundee, Stirling and by Postcode for Other Areas. Law Firms in England,
the UK and the World as well as Advocates, Sheriff Officers and
Accountancy Firms are also listed. Also included are accountancy and
Help, advice and links for scots law students in
Scotland. Aside from links to universities, law schools and the diploma
in legal practice, the site contains a lot of information for trainees,
a bulletin board, chat room and advice on getting work experience,
traineeships and jobs after studying law. Trainees can find information
about the Traineeship in this area.
Facility and tool to help lawyers search the
legal web. Aside from allowing users to search Scottish Law Online
itself, the facility allows quicker legal research to be conducted
across a wide range of scots, UK and world legal resources on the
internet in Scotland, the UK and Worldwide. This area can also be used
to search this site, Google and the DMOZ directory.
The first ever Scots Law Web Journal,
launched in October 2000 and based on the Scots Law Student Zone. The
journal has essays and dissertations submitted by students at
Scottish Universities but is open to contributions from anyone in the
legal community. Areas covered include competition law, computer law,
defamation, taxation and medical law.
The Corporate Zone contains a variety of links
to sites and tools to find information about business issues and
companies themselves. The information available is not limited to
Scotland in the UK but includes worldwide links.
The News Centre features links to all UK and
many International newspapers and online news sources as well as live
newsfeeds providing up to the minute breaking news on a variety of
Scottish and world business and general interest topics.
The Corporate Zone has
company information, Companies House forms, Annual Reports, shares,
trading, Exchanges and more. The European
Zone has legislation, courts, institutions, information, law
and other things as well. The Practical
Resources area has a hell of a lot of tools which should be
of use to lawyers in everyday practice. It also has Mystery Tours from
Delia Venables' site which are relevant to Scotland.
No more law
Don't worry, this site is not all law! There
are many other links to non law sites on the Recreation Zone which
has sport, a Games Zone,
music, clubs, humour, web stuff, magazines, TV, radio and more. And on
the News Zone which
has links to most news sources in the UK and many worldwide ones too.
The Shopping Zone
has lots of products for sale on UK websites and a different design to
the other pages to make it easier to use.