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Practical Law UK Tip - how to get document updates

Last Published: September 05, 2023

How can I find out when a document has been updated?

Practical Law documents are written and maintained by a team of experienced lawyer-writers who are continuously monitoring legal developments to ensure our subscribers are kept up to date.

  1. If a Practical Law document is marked as Maintained, that means our writers are committed to keeping it up to date with any changes to the law.
  1. If changes have been made to a Practical Law document, a View Resource History link will display. Click this link to find out more about why particular amendments have been made.
  1. To receive updates for a document, set a document alert to receive email notifications when the document is updated.



  1. You can choose to adjust the name of the alert.

  2. Add additional recipients by typing their email addresses or

  3. Clicking My Contacts to see a list of Practical Law users in your organisation and then Save Alert.

  1. Once you have saved a document alert, the Bell icon on that document will appear blue instead of white.

  1. To manage your alerts, go to the Alert Centre by select Alerts. 

  2. From here you can pause, delete, or manage your alerts.

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