Press Release

LexisNexis Announces Partnership with Guardian Law to Deliver Legal Content

This alignment brings together two world-class partners

LONDON, 8 September, 2010 - LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Guardian Law (www.guardian.co.uk/law), offering unique access to a selection of specialist content from one of the most authoritative sources of legal materials in the UK.


 

The partnership will enable readers to gain access to law reports, comprehensive legal content, legal updates, analysis on legal topics as well as self service legal documents and the ability to find and instruct a solicitor.

Launched in June 2010, Guardian Law online attracts audiences of more than 300,000 users per month and appeals to both lawyers and consumers.  LexisNexis will be providing content to the site of relevance to both sets of readers sourced from the LexisNexis portfolio.

Josh Bottomley, Managing Director of LexisNexis UK, said:  "We are delighted to be working closely with the Guardian on a range of strategic developments over the coming months. What is particularly exciting is that this alignment brings together two world-class partners combining the Guardian's news website with the authority of LexisNexis legal content to provide a new and valuable resource for both professionals and consumers looking for authoritative legal information."

Afua Hirsch, Editor of Guardian Law, said: "We are tremendously excited about partnering with LexisNexis. The Guardian is a leading global newspaper with a massive online reach and LexisNexis is a leading global publisher of legal content. We are delighted to be able to offer our readers access to law reports and the range of authoritative legal content and premium services for which LexisNexis is renowned."


About LexisNexis
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 15,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis online services include Lexis®Library- 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
Sarah Gill
PR Manager
LexisNexis
T : 0207  400 2874
sarah.gill@lexisnexis.co.uk 

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