ScotsLawBlog is a law blog, otherwise known as a “blawg”, showcasing and contributing to Scots law. It is designed for law firms, lawyers and law students to display their own legal knowledge and skills, to help educate law students and others on Scots Law and to help connect businesses and consumers with valuable legal information and connect them with the best Scottish lawyer for them.

Some of our past authors have included:-

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At the right of this page is a widget which allows you to register for free. If you want to write your own material, preferably legal, on this site, please do register and post your (best) material. we reserve the right to remove any author or posts at its own reasonable discretion. However, if the material is of good quality and not just self-promotional, we’ll be happy to market this for you, again for free, through many social media networks to thousands of legal followers and connections.

Why Blog Here?

There are many reasons why you would want to publish a guest blog here:-

  • Reach tens of thousands of our followers on Twitter (via @ScotsLawBlog and @WardBlawg) and a wide professional audience on other social networks including LinkedIn and Facebook.
  • Share useful legal information to a large and varied legal and business community across the UK and beyond.
  • Get full credit when your blog post is published.

Editorial Guidelines for Law Blog Submissions

  • Blog posts should provide useful legal information or news on the areas of law relevant to the website on which you are posting e.g. family law in Scotland, Scottish commercial law, personal injury law in Scotland etc. Our editors were formerly lawyers and can tell useful posts from the not-so-useful ones.
  • Specify the governing law of your article where appropriate e.g. it may apply under Scots law or the laws of England & Wales.
  • Blog posts can be of any length but should ideally be over 300 words.
  • Original blog posts are preferred although we are also open to republishing content already published elsewhere if of value to our readership.
  • Use subheadings where appropriate using the H1, H2 and H3 tagging functions.
  • Blog posts are welcome from law students, lawyers, barristers, law firms and also non-lawyers, particularly those looking to ask legal questions.
  • Respect the copyright in the work of others.
  • Include video and images where relevant if you have the rights to use them. YouTube videos, for instance, can easily be embedded in posts to help improve your posts.
  • Include links to authoritative sources to support your material.
  • If posting affiliate links, please make readers aware that they are such.
  • Include a short professional bio at the beginning or end of your posts.
  • Share your submission with your contacts through your social networks.

What we do not publish

  • We do not publish generic articles unrelated to law and of no value to our readers.
  • We do not publish articles already published elsewhere unless of value to our readers.

Other Guest Law Blogging Policy Information

  • We reserve the right to reject any blog submitted on reasonable grounds e.g. the post was not on a relevant area of law.
  • We reserve the right to make changes – Please do not be offended if we suggest amendments to your post. We will notify your of any major changes.
  • We may add internal links where helpful for readers.
  • Authors are permitted to republish their guest law blog posts elsewhere – if so a link to the original post is preferred.
  • We may add a link to your website or blog in the blogroll section of the site where appropriate and will notify you of such additions.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best wishes

Gavin Ward (email)

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