Sweet & Maxwell buys Lawtel

Sweet & Maxwell has acquired Lawtel, the online legal information service, from Centaur Communications, parent company of The Lawyer, for an undisclosed sum

Rachel Lesiter, managing director of The Lawyer Group, said: “We are pleased that Lawtel is being acquired by one of the UK's leading publishers and online information providers, and we expect that the service and its existing customer base will continue to grow and develop under the new ownership.”