This page has details of top legal websites in the UK for those looking for local solicitors, specialist lawyers, expert law advice and more. They are listed in no particular order, but each is a valuable resource.
The Law Society
The Law Society is the go-to resource for lawyers needing to keep up to date with the latest issues in their profession. This the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales, offering member accreditations as a mark of quality.
Law and Legal
Law and Legal have a UK solicitors section where you can find a professional by location or by field of expertise. You can search for a solicitor by county or town / city.
The Law and Legal website also contains sections for industry advice and starting or developing your career in the legal profession.
The official Legislation.gov.uk website is part of the National Archives – the official publisher of the UK Government. It provides background and details of new legislation, updates to existing laws and in-depth guides to established law. As well as being a UK-wide resource, there are specific sections for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The most popular sections of the site include the Equality Act 2010, Data Protection Act 1998, Human Rights Act 1998 and Mental Care Capacity Act 2005.
Simply Law Jobs
Simply Law Jobs is one of the UK’s best, easiest to use specialist job boards. This is use as a recruitment tool by some of the country’s top law firms and employment agencies for the sector. Great web design that includes useful search boxes and simple menus make it one of the better job sites to navigate.
Bodleian Law Library
Part of Oxford University, the Bodleian Law Library is an iconic legal resource – one of the world’s largest with over 550,000 spread over 4 floors. The e-Resources section lets you search for working papers and theses, online journals, foreign dissertations and much more. A huge section of legal databases includes password protected resources for Oxford University students, but also publicly available links to useful information.