Commercial awareness resources – legal blogs


Our curated list of recommended legal and commercial blogs to follow to help you with your commercial awareness.


Trends in the law, diversity and inclusion, application advice and more.


You've heard about this thing called commercial awareness, right? You need it. A key way of learning about the latest developments in law and business is reading legal blogs.




Corporate and transactional


Creative industries


Litigation and crime


Family and private client


Property and construction




Public law

  • UK Constitutional Law Association
    Constitutional law blog; a June 2016 blogpost here was the impetus for the Article 50 Miller case.

  • UK Human Rights Blog
    Insightful blog on UK human rights written by barristers from 1 Crown Office Row.
  • RightsInfo
    Devoted to spreading knowledge about the advances in human rights protections brought about by the UK Human Rights Act. Founded by barrister Adam Wagner, this blog has developed into a news website and campaign organisation with nine staff led by journalists Alex Feis-Bryce, Sarah Wishart and Jem Collins.
  • Barrister Blogger
    London barrister blogging on crime, public law and the courts.
  • UKSC Blog
    Blog about cases appearing before the UK Supreme Court started in 2009; written by barristers from Matrix Chambers and solicitors from CMS.
  • ECHR Blog
    A look at cases and other matters related to the ECHR written by a Dutch legal academic.
  • Comp Law Blog
    Commentary on competition law from various industry experts.
  • Privacy Matters
    European and global privacy and data protection blog from DLA Piper.
  • Inside Privacy
    Blog about privacy law in the US from Covington & Burling.
  • Free Movement
    Blog on all things immigration from Garden Court Chambers barrister Colin Yeo.
  • IntLawGrrls
    International human rights blog written by women and started by Diane Marie Amann of the University of Georgia.
  • Public Law for Everyone
    Blog on administrative, constitutional and human rights law from Cambridge law professor Mark Elliott.


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