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LexisNexis Congratulates its Contributors Listed in the Times Law 100

Fifteen LexisNexis contributors including consulting editor, John Cooper QC and HLE advisory panel member, Joshua Rozenberg have been cited as among the most influential legal opinion formers

LONDON, 23 March 2012 – LexisNexis UK (, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today congratulated John Cooper QC, the consulting editor of Criminal Law & Justice Weekly (a LexisNexis publication), Joshua Rozenberg, the chairman of Halsbury’s Law Exchange advisory panel (a think tank that LexisNexis support) and thirteen LexisNexis contributors who have been included in the Times Law 100 list.

Cooper has a long standing relationship with CL & JW as well as writing for LexisNexis’ New Law Journal (NLJ) and being a member of Halsbury’s Law Exchange (HLE) advisory panel. He practices at 25 Bedford Row and has been involved in many high profile cases. He recently provided counsel to the Occupy London Movement.

Joshua Rozenberg also writes for NLJ as well as chairing HLE’s advisory panel. He is Britain’s best-known commentator on the law. In June 2010, he returned to the BBC to present the popular Radio 4 series Law in Action, a programme he launched more than 25 years ago. Joshua was the BBC’s legal correspondent for 15 years before moving in 2000 to The Daily Telegraph, where he edited the paper’s legal coverage until the end of 2008. In May 2010, he started writing a weekly blog for the Guardian’s online law page.

Simon Collin, LexisNexis director of content, said: “LexisNexis is proud that fifteen of the most influential legal opinion formers write for, and collaborate with, LexisNexis. On behalf of LexisNexis I want to congratulate all of them and thank them for their contribution to our magazines and books, working with Halsbury’s Law Exchange and their contribution to access to justice as trustees of the International Law Book Facility.”

The eleven authors are:
Dominic Grieve QC – Attorney-General – CL&JW
Lord Justice Jackson – Court of Appeal judge - NLJ
David Anderson QC – Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation – NLJ
Professor Dame Hazel Genn – Dean of Laws at University College London - NLJ
Max Hill QC – Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association – CL&JW
Desmond Hudson – Chief executive of the Law Society of England and Wales - NLJ
Hugh Tomlinson QC – Media law silk at Matrix Chambers – NLJ
Michael Beloff QC – Blackstone Chambers - Halsbury’s Laws of England
Lord Hope of Craighead – Deputy President of the Supreme Court – has written for Stair memorial Encyclopaedia (Laws of Scotland)
Professor David Ormerod – Criminal law commissioner - consultant editor for Halsbury’s Laws (Criminal Procedure title)
Michael Todd, QC – Chairman of the Bar Council of England and Wales - writes the Chairman’s column for Counsel magazine

The International Law Book Facility trustees are:
Lord Justice Thomas - President of the Queen’s Bench Division
Mark Stephens - Media law partner at Finers Stephens Innocent

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