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McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors

Website for one of Ireland's largest law firms. The site describes and promotes the work of the firm, highlighting areas of current specialisation in banking and financial services. "Legal Update", an electronic newsletter, appears twice yearly on the site. Legal Briefings provide information on specific subjects and can be downloaded as PDFs from the site or requested by email. Recent briefings have looked at export of cultural goods, investment funds in Ireland and Irish merger control.

Washington Post Supreme Court

Supreme Court pages of the Washington Post online newspaper. The service provides summaries and stories of cases before the US Supreme Court from the current term. Background stories and news items are also featured on this page. Key cases for the current term are listed by subject area. There are also brief biographical details and links to Washington Post stories for each Supreme Court Justice provided on the site. Some of the content requires free registration before it can be viewed on the site.

Legal Week

Legal Week is an online legal newspaper aimed at commercial lawyers in the United Kingdom. Its website provides articles about about law firms, national and international legal developments, management and IT and deals. There is a section providing editorial comment, columns and blogs. Other areas of the site include a vacancies database, an events listing and articles aimed at law students. A searchable archive is available back to 1999.

International Law Office

An international current awareness service for lawyers, developed by Global Business Publishing Ltd. in the UK. The site provides legal and professional news and links to items in legal newsletters from around the world (free registration required). Current and past news items can be retrieved by subject topic or country. The site also features an international directory of legal professionals and contact details for conferences and events.

NewsNow: Law

The law section of an online news aggregation service produced by NewsNow Publishing in the UK. The service is continually updated. Legal news items are taken from sources such as The Lawyer, Legal Week and the UK national and regional press. The Law section can be viewed by legal subject, including barristers, cases, law firms, IT law, copyright law, tax law, trade marks and wills. It is also possible to search for legal stories by date for the most recent month.

Law Society Gazette

Online version of the long-established weekly journal of legal news and comment for solicitors of England and Wales. Includes to legal news, opinion, information and job vacancies. A searchable archive contains issues from 1986 onwards. A link to the website of the publisher, the Law Society of England and Wales, is also available.


A comprehensive US-centred site indexing and linking to online legal resources aimed at legal professionals and the public. The service is freely available on the internet. Legal information and links to resources for the public are arranged under the following broad headings: accidents and injuries; bankruptcy and debt; car accidents; civil rights; criminal law; dangerous products; family law; employee's rights; estate planning and probate; immigration law; intellectual property; real estate; small businesses and taxation. Information is broken down into further sub categories.

Singapore Academy of Law

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is a membership organisation for the legal profession in Singapore. Its website has historical, financial, and corporate information about SAL, along with news updates, membership details and a directory of senior counsel in Singapore. The Digital Library provides full access to Law Reform Committee Publications and LawNet Papers, as well as access to selected articles from the SAL Journal, the Inter Se journal and the Asian Journal on Mediation. A number of SAL speeches and lectures are available as well.


Online version of The Lawyer magazine, which is produced by business publishing company Centaur Holdings. The site is aimed at the legal profession and includes legal news, feature articles, analysis and business information. Content can be browsed by region and practice area and there are headings for in-house and public service, practice management, law firms and the Bar, jobs and education and training. A number of special supplements and details of awards and events are also provided. A searchable archive extending back to 1994 is also available