Press Release

LexisNexis grows unrivalled law reporting coverage with ICLRs content extension

LexisNexis answers its customers need for increased law reporting coverage, to complement comprehensive case reporting offering.

LONDON, 06 February 2015 – LexisNexis UK (, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that it has added full access to the ICRs and Weekly Law Reports from the the Incorporated Council Law Reports of England and Wales to LexisLibrary. Published since 1865, the Law Reports cover the Supreme Court (House of Lords) , Privy Council, the Court of Appeal, Chancery Division, Family Division and Queens Bench Division and well as the EAT and the ECJ. With the full archive of divisions from 1865, the ICLR Law Reports are considered the most authoritative reports available.  

The move adds the Weekly Law Reports and Industrial Case Reports to LexisNexis’ All England Law Reports and Industrial Relations Law Reports, giving LexisNexis subscribers unmatched access to law reporting coverage. In addition to this comprehensive law reporting offering, LexisLibrary includes the largest number of case law documents available from a single provider, creating an essential tool for legal research. 

LexisNexis Director of Primary Law, Richard Crouch, commented: “We are increasingly aware that our customers want to source their legal research tools and content from one provider. We understand the need to cut costs and simplify procurement to stay competitive, while ensuring that lawyers have access to the most comprehensive coverage possible. Our addition of full access to the ICLRs evidences LexisNexis’ commitment to providing a one stop shop for law reporting and supporting our customer’s changing needs.”

This license extension creates an online environment that provides with lawyers everything they need for law report research in one place, avoiding the need to log in and out of different products. The Weekly Law Reports and Industrial Case Reports are also available in court ready PDF versions at no extra charge.  

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional ( is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organisations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organisations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis ( online legal solutions include: Lexis®PSL, Lexis®Draft, Lexis®Smart and Lexis®Library. Published resources include both Butterworths® and Tolley™.

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