Top 5 Legal Blogs In India

On 9th March 2018, Feedpost published an article titled “Top 40 Indian Law Blogs”. The website used social media and search engine metrics to come up with this list. Although the list appears to be abreast with the Alexa rankings, however there is a certain issue with the list. Some of the websites mentioned in the blog are either legal news websites, legal opportunity websites or a website that publishes interviews of top legal luminaries’.

 

While the list is very comprehensive and useful, if you are looking for legal information on key issues to enhance your research work, the list might not turn out to be of as much help.

 

Why do you need to know about the top 5 blogs when you could just use google?

 

If only google could be the solution. These blogs try their best to be updated with the law. Their articles are well-researched and practical. Why do you need AIB to entertain you when you could just read random jokes and laugh? Or why do you need to follow news channels to keep yourself updated? The idea behind following any legal blog is simple: to keep yourself updated and to read quality content to enhance your knowledge and get valuable insights.

 

A more rewarding aspect of following a legal blog is, you can also use them as a platform to exhibit articles that you author. Can you imagine being featured on a legal blog with thousands of followers appreciating your research? There are people like Ramanuj Mukherjee who have made their place in the legal field with powerful writing. He operates the No. 1 blog on this list, owing to his writing abilities and the useful insights that he gives to everyone writing for the blog.

 

Do you think you can do something similar? Blogging also makes an impact on your CV. This is primarily why courses like these encourage writing and blogging. They have seen tremendous success stories in the process of building the careers of many.

 

Here is a list of top 5 legal blogs solely on the basis of their content and website rankings:

 

  1. iPleaders Blog

 

iPleaders is a leading online education provider in the legal sector in India. Known to make every course taker’s story into a success story, iPleaders majorly operates through NUJS Kolkata and LawSikho Courses. With a passion and vision to make law accessible to all, the founders started iPleaders blog. This blog gives a number of law students, interns, iPleaders associates, faculties, legal professionals, judges, and basically anyone who wishes to write a platform to write well researched article. Started in 2011, this blog has more than 50,000 unique visitors each day. The best part about this blog is that you can find answers to the most practical questions on this blog on almost everything that is related to law. The blog maintains a frequency of 13 articles per week.

 

The link to the website is here.

 

Alexa Rank – Global: 53, 767

Alexa Rank in India: 3, 814

 

  1. Vakil No.1

 

Vakilno1 is a comprehensive website that offers legal articles, sample documents and expert legal opinions to largely Indian residents. Known for its comprehensive format, this website has everything covered right from the latest legal news, bare acts, informative tips for lawyers and law firms. Their article frequency is upto 12 articles per week.

 

The link to the website is here.

 

Alexa Rank – Global: 1, 23, 228

Alexa Rank in India: 8, 653

  1. SpiceyIP

 

SpiceyIP is a blog founded by Prof. Shamnad Basheer, a renowned intellectual property (IP) academic and consultant. SpiceyIP is a leading repository on IP and its innovation. Committed to fostering transparency within the Indian IP ecosystem, SpiceyIP is striving to enrich the public domain by providing free access to various IP judgments, laws and regulations, parliamentary debates report and information which is usually available to common citizens.

 

The link to the website is here.

 

Alexa Rank – Global: 3, 83, 516

Alexa Rank in India: 31, 890

 

  1. India Corp Law

A blog specifically designed to cater to the corporate and commercial law interests of the individuals, India Corp Law has aced in reporting various legal updates on corporate laws. It contains periodic review of the topics which impact the corporate society at large. Launched in 2007, this blog has a frequency of 1 article per week.

 

The link to the website is here.

 

Alexa Rank – Global: 4, 98, 967

Alexa Rank in India: 41, 906

  1. The Lex Warrior

With an endeavour to encourage and inculcate the students of law as well as the legal professionals to engage into legal research and writing, it is an open access e-journal from India. It publishes research articles, comments on various case laws and legislations, opinions pertaining to contemporary issues, book reviews etc. There range of legal issues essentially revolve around the various developments in the legal system. Apart from this, they accept simple articles which could make law easy to understand for all.

 

The link to the website is here.

 

Alexa Rank – Global: 6, 52, 126

Alexa Rank in India: 46, 956

 

Apart from these blogs, you can also explore other blogs like AishMGhrana, Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy, The Cyber Law Blog, Khurana and Khurana Advocates and IP Attorneys, The Indian Lawyer. All of these blogs are a result of tremendous hard work, meticulous research and a willingness to make a difference.

 

Read, contribute and grow along with them.

All the luck.

 

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