LexisNexis and Solcara Announce Search Partnership for Law Firms
LexisNexis and Solcara will deliver an integrated search service to the legal market
London, 24 February, 2010 - LexisNexis today announces a partnership with Solcara, to deliver an integrated search service to the legal market. The service will enable law firms to utilise LexisNexis' knowledge and expertise to deliver tailored sets of LexisNexis content through Solcara's integrated search solutions.
Modern law firms now give their lawyers access to multiple internal and external information resources, each with their own interfaces that users need to understand. It is critical for lawyers to access the right information quickly, accurately and intuitively. This new service draws on LexisNexis' legal information management experience, to deliver tailored LexisNexis content within Solcara's search platform.
Simon Drane, Director of Business Development, Legal and Tax Intelligence at LexisNexis, said: "Lawyers often need a quick answer but don't always know where to start their search. We are excited by the way in which Solcara can offer quick answers from multiple sources through federated searches, giving lawyers a simple way to access the deep research materials within LexisLibrary, the practical guidance from LexisPSL, or broader content from our many other offerings. By working alongside Solcara we are confident we can give customers the simple access they often need, increase the quality of the content they have access to and that through our experienced consultants we can do this in a way which is tailored to individual customer requirements."
Rob Martin, Managing Director, Solcara, commented on the partnership with LexisNexis: "We are delighted to be working more closely with such a prestigious organisation as LexisNexis. The strengthening of the partnership will ensure that the Solcara SolSearch solution will more effectively integrate LexisLibrary content with a firm's other online and internal information resources. The result will be an even more efficient, effective and integrated search solution, putting the firm in control of how their users access and search all essential information resources. In the next few months we will be working with LexisNexis to further extend the reach of our integrated search solutions with deeper levels of integration to other LexisNexis content services."
About Lexis Legal Intelligence
Lexis® Legal Intelligence is a support system for lawyers which enables a new way of working by integrating relevant knowledge, guidance and training into the workflow of a modern law practice. Designed with lawyers for lawyers, Legal Intelligence is a modular system that unites LexisNexis' renowned Butterworths legal library service, Lexis®Library (formerly known as LexisNexis Butterworths (LNB); Lexis®Learning, a blended training package; Lexis®PSL, a brand new Professional Support Lawyer service; and Lexis®Applications - a full range of drafting, compliance and practice automation tools. Lexis®Applications includes Lexis®Check which automatically identifies and checks the validity of citations in a firm's own legal documents, a vital component of risk management.
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK], LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 18,000 employees worldwide.
In the UK, LexisNexis online services include NexisDirect - "Highly Commended" at 2009's DPA Awards - and Nexis® the world's largest global news & business information service. The company has over 1,000 employees in the UK.
Solcara is a UK based software company that specialises in delivering integrated search solutions to more than twenty two leading law firms, Government departments and other organisations that require more efficient and effective access to internal and online information resources. Solcara software connects people to information that matters, when it matters most. Solcara's leading integrated search solution, SolSearch, streamlines access to critical business content ensuring an exceptional and timely service can be delivered in all situations. Solcara is a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Intelligence Plc (London AIM: ACC.L).
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