|Full name||Alan James Macgregor Lawson|
|Date of birth||19 May 1948|
|Place of birth||Kirkcaldy|
|Notable relative(s)||Rory Lawson (son)
Jim Thompson (nephew)
|Rugby union career|
|Years||Club / team||Caps||(points)|
Alan Lawson (born 19 May 1948 in Kirkcaldy) is a retired Scottish rugby union player. He played scrum-half for Scotland on 15 occasions between 1972 and 1980. He made his test debut Test debut for Scotland against France at Murrayfield on 15 January 1972 and played his last match for Scotland when they played Wales at Cardiff on 1 March 1980.
He is married to Linda, the daughter of rugby commentator Bill McLaren, and they have 2 sons, Rory, who is also a Scotland rugby union international, Gregor, a Scotland 7s international and successful entrepreneur founding fancy dress company Morphsuits, and a daughter Lindsay.