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Hogan Lovells Lawyers To Get Lexis Middle East Law Research Service

Firm’s Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices sign up for new Middle Eastern legal content from LexisNexis

LONDON, WASHINGTON DC, DUBAI and ABU DHABI – 24 May 2011 – LexisNexis UK, a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced that global law firm Hogan Lovells has selected Lexis® Middle East Law to deliver easy online access to local legal information to their offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


 

LexisNexis is providing Hogan Lovells with local legal information in both English and Arabic, covering United Arab Emirates federal law and federal cases, laws of individual Emirates, regional current awareness and expansive commentary on the wider Middle East.

Developed in conjunction with a panel of local and international lawyers, the service also allows subscribers to view, search and set up personalised email alerts for daily legal developments in the region. The integrated news service combines hundreds of different sources drawn from: specially written content for the Middle East Law service, as well as relevant regional material and international legal news services from LexisNexis.

Nicky Briggs, Content and Product Director, LexisNexis UK, commented: “Our service has been designed to ensure that legal practitioners have full confidence in the quality, accuracy and completeness of the legal materials they need to fulfil their daily obligations, and we’re delighted that Hogan Lovells have chosen to make this resource available to their lawyers in the Middle East.”

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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 (www.lexisnexis.co.uk) online legal solutions include: Lexis®PSL, Lexis®Check and Lexis®Library - named Online Product of the Year at the Legal Technology Awards. Published resources include both Butterworths and Tolley. LexisNexis provides the most comprehensive source of legal and tax commentary in the UK.

About Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells combines the breadth of business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service that clients have come to expect through working with its two founding firms – Hogan & Hartson and Lovells.

Hogan Lovells (the "firm") refers to the international legal practice comprising Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Hogan Lovells Worldwide Group (a Swiss Verein), and their affiliated businesses, each of which is a separate legal entity. Hogan Lovells International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC323639. Registered office and principal place of business: Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG. Hogan Lovells US LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in the District of Columbia.

The word "partner" is used to refer to a member of Hogan Lovells International LLP or a partner of Hogan Lovells US LLP, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications, and to a partner, member, employee or consultant in any of their affiliated businesses who has equivalent standing.  Rankings and quotes from legal directories and other sources may refer to the former firms of Hogan & Hartson LLP and Lovells LLP. Where case studies are included, results achieved do not guarantee similar outcomes for other clients.

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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