Press Release

Freeth Cartwright LLP lawyers to get Lexis®Check

Another leading firm sign-up to automated legal reference checking from LexisNexis

LONDON, 19 January 2011, LexisNexis UK, a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced that UK law firm Freeth Cartwright LLP has selected Lexis®Check as part of its information strategy for fee-earners. LexisCheck validates legal references 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 Freeth Cartwright LLP, a top UK law firm, with legal information services across all their practice areas, for fee-earners, professional support lawyers (PSLs) and trainees to use from their desktop.

Vivian Grainge, Library and Information Services Manager at Freeth Cartwright LLP, explained, "At Freeth Cartwright, our vision is to be a different kind of law firm, delivering answers not options. We see LexisCheck as a great tool for our lawyers to use to get to answers for our clients faster.

"We see that LexisCheck, used alongside our other LexisNexis services, will help us to provide a faster and more accurate service to our customers, as well as making life easier for our fee-earners.  We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice and providing tools like this to our lawyers is part of our commitment to them, as well as our clients."

LexisCheck will be available as a toolbar across the firm's 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, "We're seeing increased demand for services which make it easier for our customers to access the wealth of UK legislation and case information we have to offer.  We're delighted that Freeth Cartwright have seen the benefits of our latest innovation LexisCheck, and look forward to helping them continue to deliver superior advice to their clients."

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 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 Freeth Cartwright LLP

We are always professional in our approach and we try to do all we can to achieve the results our clients want. We are committed to putting our clients first, and work hard to establish successful long-term relationships.

Our approach is about building value for our clients, keeping things in perspective, dealing with issues quickly and efficiently, delivering on time and on budget, and effectively managing risk.

Expertise is not always enough - in today's environment you need innovation too. Every case is different, and we strive to think outside the box and find practical solutions every time, drawing on our knowledge, experience and wide range of skills.

We stay close to our clients and believe in being open with them. Communication is key, and it is our policy to keep our clients informed, always delivering our service in a straightforward and straight-talking way. We enjoy working together and our clients like working with us.

The best partnerships are based on trust, and we have always worked hard to build this with our clients. To do this, we know that we have to deliver, not just once, but time and time again.

Media Contacts

Sarah Gill
PR Manager
T: +44 (0) 207 400 2874 

Vivian Grainge
Library and Information Services Manager
T: +44 (0) 845 050 3200 Library Ext: 2671