Media Release: Law Society of Scotland invites bids for magazine contract

THE Law Society of Scotland is inviting tenders for production of its award-winning members’ magazine, The Journal, and associated websites.

Now up for re-tender, the contract includes editing, publishing and distribution of its monthly publication and the management of the websites and

The Journal, originally launched in 1956, is the leading magazine devoted to the practising solicitors’ profession in Scotland. A high-quality 48-page, saddle stitch glossy magazine with a circulation of 11,044, it sits as the cornerstone of the Society’s communication with its members and provides:

• Analysis of topical legal issues

• A forum for debate

• Articles by leading figures and opinion formers in the legal profession and beyond

• Information critical to the everyday running of a legal practice

• Professional advice and practice guidelines from the Society

Journal Online ( is updated on a daily basis with topical news items and provides a searchable archive of articles which have appeared in the Journal magazine or as web only exclusives. Readers can also download past issues of the Journal magazine in PDF format.

Lawscotjobs ( is the Society’s legal recruitment website. The site features the latest opportunities in private practice, in-house, public sector, paralegal and legal support and has a dedicated area for trainees and new lawyers.

Interested parties should contact the Society’s business development manager, Charlotta Cederqvist, at All applications should reach the Society by 30 September.


For further information journalists should contact Val McEwan at

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