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Legal Journals Award

About the Award

The Legal Journals Award was established in 2001 by BIALL's Legal Information Group (LIG). From 2007 it became the responsibility of the Awards & Bursaries Committee (ABC) who now administer this prestigious award.

The award was previously known as the Serial Publication of the Year Award.

The aim of the Legal Journals Award is to reward the publishing profession for quality products and outstanding contributions in the field of legal serial titles whether online or in print.  

The specific aims of the Legal Journals Award are to:

  • Recognise and reward excellence in legal serials publishing
  • Promote awareness of outstanding products
  • Encourage the highest quality of publishing
  • Set industry standards


Nominate for the 2017 Award

Nominations for the 2017 Award and now open and should be made using this online nomination form. You may nominate any legal publication - hardcopy and/or online - produced in serial format within the jurisdictions of the UK and Ireland.

Please note nominations are only accepted from those working within the legal professiona and not from publishers. The closing date for nominations is Monday 6 March 2017. The results of the award will be announced at the BIALL Annual Study Conference and Exhibition in June 2017.

For queries, please contact one of the Legal Journals Award Administrators:

Ross Connell, c/o University of Reading Library, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AE

Claire Mazer, c/o Library, Bannerman Centre, Brunel University London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH


Previous winners

Click here to view previous recipients of the award