Online legal community goes live

CENTAUR Communications, publisher of The Lawyer, has launched a legal “community” on the internet in a unique venture for the legal profession.

Visitors to, can access news, case law and legislation, apply for jobs, order law books, and receive an up-to-the-minute index of nationwide legal events.

A range of information centres for specialist lawyers and a discussion forum will be added at a later stage.

Online legal information provider Lawtel and The Lawyer are the main providers of the site's content. The site is also accessible via and

Rachel Lesiter, publisher of The Lawyer, says: “The community offers instant access to a comprehensive range of high-quality information and services from brands the legal profession trusts.”