Harvey Ingram LLP Signs Three-Year Deal for Lexis®Check
Leading Midlands law firm to deploy automated legal citation checking
LONDON, 6 December 2010, LexisNexis UK, a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced that UK law firm Harvey Ingram 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 Harvey Ingram, ranked amongst the top UK law firms, with legal information services for fee-earners, professional support lawyers (PSLs) and trainees to use from their desktop. These services will be used by their Commercial Property, Trusts & Probate, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Family, Corporate, Commerce & Technology, Dispute Resolution, Construction & Engineering and Employment divisions.
Jon Beaumont, Library and Information Manager, Harvey Ingram, explained, "A firm's strength is found within its knowledge, and that is why we must be certain that we have the most current information available to all individuals within the organisation. We believe that a resource such as LexisCheck will provide us with assurances regarding know-how, safeguarding against issues with obsolete or out-dated information. It is a unique product that will allow for even greater efficiency at the firm."
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. The latest software release also includes new features like Lexis®Check Monitor, which will visually tag references in documents to law that has changed.
Tim Hawkins, Content and Customer Operations Director, LexisNexis UK, added, "LexisNexis invests heavily in updating and maintaining our legislative content. LexisCheck has been designed to take the hard work out of legal research and makes it easy for front-line lawyers to use in their every day work, increasing the quality of the service they deliver. We look forward to continuing to provide Harvey Ingram with innovative legal services they can rely on."
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 Harvey Ingram LLP
Harvey Ingram is one of the Midlands' leading full-service law firms, catering to the whole region from offices in Leicester, Birmingham and Milton Keynes. With specialist legal teams across the firm, Harvey Ingram is committed to offering a high-quality, comprehensive, cost-effective legal service for commercial and private clients. The firm provides innovative solutions based on a true understanding of client needs.
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