Press Release

Rapidly Expanding Law Firm Signs Three Year Deal For LexisCheck, the Citation Reference Checker From LexisNexis

Tees Solicitors mitigate risk by implementing automated citation checking software

LONDON, April, 2011 – LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced that Tees Solicitors, a fast expanding law firm covering the South East, East Anglia and the East Midlands, has selected Lexis®Check as part of its information strategy for fee-earner desktops. LexisCheck will provide legal assistance with just one click, reducing the time it takes to check citations and minimising the time spent on research and fact-checking across the firm.


 

LexisNexis® is providing Tees Solicitors with LexisCheck across their full practice suite, for practice areas including Commercial, Employment, Wills, Trusts and Probate and Personal Injury. Fee-earners, PSLs and trainees will be able to check their citations from their desktop, saving them time and reducing the opportunity for error.

Paul Stothard, CEO at Tees Solicitors, commented: “Installing LexisCheck on all of our fee-earners desktops not only mitigates the risk of inadvertent error but also helps mitigate the risks associated with having new staff members join the practice.  This is especially important when we are experiencing such a rapid period of growth.  Ensuring all the work we do is of a consistently high standard is essential to the maintenance of our client base.”

LexisCheck will be available as a toolbar across the firm’s email, word processing applications and internet browsers, enabling lawyers to check information in documents without having to remember passwords, run searches or spend time looking through handbooks.

Tim Hawkins, Content and Customer Operations director, LexisNexis UK, added: “It is great to be able to work with Tees Solicitors during such an exciting time for their business.  LexisCheck is an excellent addition to any law firm.  The ability to automate citation checking not only saves fee earners valuable time but also provides them with the confidence of knowing they have delivered advice of the best quality to their clients.”

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About LexisNexis

LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) 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] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis (lexisnexis.co.uk) online services include LexisLibrary - named Online Product of the Year at the Legal Technology Awards - and Nexis® the single most powerful global news & business information service. The company has over 1,000 employees in the UK.

Media Contact(s):

Sarah Gill
LexisNexis
Tel: +44 (0) 207 400 2874
e-mail: sarah.gill@lexisnexis.co.uk 

Sophie Gray
Ogilvy Public Relations
Tel: +44 (0) 207 309 1015
e-mail: sophie.gray@uk.ogilvypr.com

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