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LexisNexis wins prestigious FT Innovative Lawyer Award

LexisNexis earns an award for innovation in rule of law and access to justice

LONDON, 6th October 2017 – LexisNexis UK (, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced that it has won the award for 'Innovation in the rule of law and access to justice' at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards ceremony.

The legal function at LexisNexis received this fantastic recognition for the effort the team has put into promoting the rule of law around the globe. The team encourages the adoption of its Global Rule of Law Business Principles, an initiative endorsed by the UN that aims to galvanise businesses into encouraging best practice. In addition, the Rule of Law Impact Tracker, launched last September, helps businesses visualize the possible human and economic effects as the Rule of Law grows globally.

The FT Innovative Lawyers Report has become one of the top legal rankings in Europe and the accompanying awards are widely regarded as the best researched in the market.

Blair Macdonald, Head of Legal at LexisNexis, said: “LexisNexis has, at the very core of its strategy, the central objective of advancing the Rule of Law. We are committed to playing a positive role in the community and becoming an authoritative voice in ‘higher order’ legal and risk management business issues that are not only topical but, more importantly, foundational to the advancement of the Rule of Law and the well-being of citizens and businesses throughout the world. We are honoured to have been recognised for our achievements in this area.”

About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help professional customers make more informed decisions, increase productivity and serve their clients better. 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 organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

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