Press Release

Pannone LLP Signs Three-Year Deal for Lexis®Check

Leading regional law firm to deploy automated legal citation checking

LONDON - 29 October 2010 - LexisNexis UK (, a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced that UK law firm Pannone LLP has selected Lexis®Check as part of its information strategy for fee-earners. Lexis®Check 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 Pannone LLP, ranked amongst the top UK law firms, with legal information services across their Dispute Resolution, Employment, Corporate, and Clinical Negligence practices, for fee-earners, professional support lawyers (PSLs) and trainees to use from their desktop.

Helen Pearson, Librarian at Pannone LLP, explained, "Information is important to our firm, and we believe in investing in tools that make life easier for our fee-earners and PSLs. We pride ourselves on creating a modern, innovative infrastructure that enables our lawyers to provide our clients with a service that is second to none.

"We see that LexisCheck, used in conjunction with other LexisNexis services, will help to reduce time spent checking references and provide a sensible starting point to legal research for our fee-earners, minimising the risk of them using out-of-date or inaccurate information."

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, "This unmistakeably demonstrates our commitment to investing in solutions that make a difference to the quality of work our customers can deliver to their clients. We look forward to continuing to provide Pannone with innovative legal services they can rely on."

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 Pannone LLP
Pannone LLP is a unique full service law firm based in the heart of Manchester in the North of England with roots that can be traced back as far as 1852. The firm currently has 107 partners, 248 specialist lawyers with a total staff of 670 staff and unlike other firms of a similar size, the ability to service all types of legal advice for both commercial and private clients. Our unrivalled scope of practice comes as a result of our ability and desire to continually expand into new and emerging fields of work.  

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