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24 Feb 2017

LexisNexis Congratulates Thuli Madonsela

2017 Commonwealth Law Conference Rule of Law Award Winner

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20 Feb 2017

LexisNexis marks World Day of Social Justice 2017 with free access to a world-first resource for those seeking social justice

LexisNexis® is commemorating World Day of Social Justice 2017 with the launch of a world-first, complimentary module – Practical Guidance Social Justice Pacific – as a resource for lawyers, academics, students, advocates and self-litigants working on pro-bono cases and social justice issues.

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14 Dec 2016

LexisNexis collaborates with the Government of the Republic of Fiji to improve administration of justice

Laws of Fiji consolidated and published for the first time in 31 years

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09 Dec 2016

In a global first LexisNexis & Australian Human Rights Commission Launch RightsApp

A free, quick reference guide to international human rights law at your fingertips

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06 Dec 2016

LexisNexis wins two high-profile categories at the ACQ5 2016 Global Awards

LexisNexis recognised for innovation and leadership in the Asia Pacific region

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17 October 2016

Double win for LexisNexis Legal Solutions in the 2016 Technology Awards

TMT News awards LexisNexis for innovation and commitment to quality and support

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12 October 2016

Emerging technology and client obligations are evolving the legal profession as we know it

Advancements in technology are altering the structure of legal work and the career paths that lawyers will take.

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06 October 2016

LexisNexis & Australian Human Rights Commission launch updated Federal Discrimination Law

Protecting the rights of Australians and understanding federal discrimination laws

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25 August 2016

Collaboration, the Innovation Key for 2016 Legal Innovation Index

LexisNexis and Janders Dean announce the 2016 Legal Innovation Index Winners

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12 August 2016

Lexis Draft Wins Australian Business Award for Product Excellence

Lexis® Draft, the latest drafting tool from LexisNexis®, has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for Product Excellence in The Australian Business Awards 2016.

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09 August 2016

2016 Legal Innovation Index Finalists Announced

The shortlist for the 2016 Legal Innovation Index has been announced today by LexisNexis® Pacific and Janders Dean, with the final Index set to be revealed on August 25.

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21 July 2016

LexisNexis and NACLC Partner to Promote Rule of Law

LexisNexis and the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) have entered into a partnership to promote the rule of law in Australia by providing high quality online legal resources to over 180 Community Legal Centres (CLCs) operating across Australia and support better access to justice for the 200,000+ disadvantaged clients they assist every year.

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28 June 2016

LexisNexis Launches the Most Comprehensive Compliance Solution for the Aged Care Sector

LexisNexis has developed the most comprehensive compliance solution for the Australian aged care sector. LexisNexis Regulatory Compliance helps aged care providers manage regulatory risk through a practical and actionable legal obligations register and alerting solution.

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08 June 2016

LexisNexis to continue offering Victorian Reports online

LexisNexis has been the proud publishing partner of the Council of Law Reporting in Victoria and the Victorian Reports since 1957. LexisNexis is delighted to continue our association with the Victorian Reports, and the Council of Law Reporting, as they transition to a new era under publisher Little William Bourke.

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01 June 2016

Legal community to contribute to the revised edition of the Australian Legal Dictionary

Crowdsourced legal terms and definitions to be included in new edition

LexisNexis® is inviting crowdsourced contributions of legal terms and definitions to be included in the next online edition of the Australian Legal Dictionary.

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17 May 2016

Lexis Draft Earns a Place on the 2016 SMART 100 Index of Australia's Most Innovative Products

Drafting solution named one of Australia’s 100 most innovative products

LexisNexis has been placed on the 2016 SMART 100 index for the first-of-its-kind product Lexis Draft. Competing with over 700 nominations, the drafting tool was recognised for its innovation and potential to achieve consumer adoption and commercial success.

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16 May 2016

2016 Entries Open for the Legal Innovation Index

Celebrating legal innovation in the Pacific

Entries have opened for the 2016 Legal Innovation Index, the annual celebration of legal industry game changers, now in its fourth year. The Index is inviting individuals, teams and firms who are disrupting and recreating the practice of law, from across Australia and New Zealand, to submit their entries between now and mid-July.

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09 May 2016

Top governance professionals renew call for AGM overhaul

White paper 'Does the AGM need to become an eAGM?' released

There is a need for the annual general meeting (AGM) to be modernised to adapt for the digital age, improve its effectiveness as a communication and decision-making forum for shareholders and reduce avoidable costs for companies, say some of Australia’s leading governance professionals.

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22 Apr 2016

LexisNexis® Wins Stevie Award for Innovation

Silver Stevie Award for Excellence in Corporate Innovation

LexisNexis has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the hotly contested Corporate Innovation category in the third annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards.

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13 Apr 2016

LexisNexis partners with best-in-market to release Lexis Draft Pro

Integrating with leading global software to build an innovative solution that meets customer needs in a competitive landscape.

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions has announced its additional partnerships with Microsystems EagleEye and WordRake into Lexis® Draft Pro, the industry-leading legal drafting and review software. Lexis Draft Pro is now the first solution in-market that integrates practical technology and legal content to impact the quality of a legal document, mitigate risk and automate traditional proofreading approaches.

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14 Dec 2015

LexisNexis Congratulates Peter Greste

2015 Australian Human Rights Medal Winner

LexisNexis Pacific congratulates Peter Greste on winning the prestigious 2015 Australian Human Rights Medal, sponsored by LexisNexis.

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30 Nov 2015

LexisNexis announces book release of Convenient Action: Continuity for Change authored by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

The book Convenient Action: Continuity for Change by Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, was released on November 30, 2015 by Mr. Francois Hollande, President of France at COP21-CMP11 in Paris.

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20 Nov 2015

High demand for accurate information in the construction industry

Construction law is a fast changing field with a high demand for accurate information. In New Zealand, this has been especially driven by a boom in the construction industry in Auckland and Christchurch.

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12 Nov 2015

Education and knowledge heavyweights announce long-term collaboration

One of Australia’s most influential professional bodies, Governance Institute of Australia, and publishing powerhouse LexisNexis have announced a four-year collaboration to provide education and knowledge support for practising company secretaries, students, directors, governance professionals and risk managers.

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29 Oct 2015

A legacy of conservatism creating innovation inertia in the legal profession

While 96 per cent of lawyers in private practice believe innovation is important to very important to the success of their firm, overcoming legacy barriers to develop the necessary risk appetite to implement innovation is far more problematic, the latest report by LexisNexis has found.

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20 Oct 2015

Professional Responsibility in New Zealand

Risk management is a key concern for lawyers and firms: 77 per cent of survey respondents at the 2014 CLANZ conference indicated that managing risk was their most significant pain point or concern. 82 per cent of LawPlus survey respondents rated managing risk as having a high impact on their role.

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02 Oct 2015

Changing the World of Drafting

Drafting of documents plays a large role in the daily business of lawyers. They spend as much as 60 percent of their time creating, checking, and collaborating with other lawyers to generate documents. Drafting takes up approximately two hours a day which 6 out of 10 lawyers acknowledge.

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30 Sept 2015

Simplifying Law for Business

Creation and drafting of documents play a large role in the daily business of a lawyer. Nowadays, lawyers are spending as much as 60 percent of their time with creating, checking, and collaborating with other lawyers to generate a document. Drafting these documents takes about 2 hours a day work 85% of lawyers acknowledge.

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21 Aug 2015

2015 Legal Innovation Index shows large law making return to innovation

Adoption of disruptive technologies for client engagement, CPD delivery and business development, along with the introduction of formal innovation approaches and agile methodologies have seen large law make a powerful return to the 2015 Legal Innovation Index, announced last night by LexisNexis® Pacific and Janders Dean, after being firmly kept off the prestigious Index last year by small to mid-size law firms.

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14 Aug 2015

LexisNexis ABA100 Winner for Community Contribution

Company wins at Australian Business Awards 2015 for advancing Rule of Law across the Pacific

The award recognises the achievements of LexisNexis in advancing the Rule of Law across the Pacific, a comprehensive program of support which includes partnering with governments and non-profit organisations to make justice systems more efficient and transparent; as well as documenting and making accessible local, national and international laws to citizens and professionals, essential to the proper administration of justice in the region.

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06 Aug 2015

2015 Legal Innovation Index Finalists Announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Legal Innovation Index has been announced today by LexisNexis® Pacific and Janders Dean, with the final Index set to be revealed on August 20.

From the creator of a legal and life hacks magazine for young Australians to the first Australian iOS app on criminal and traffic law, this year’s Innovation Index has been the most contested yet and shows strong representation from local specialist legal firms.

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30 Jun 2015

LexisNexis Wins Vanuatu Supreme Court Tender

Lexis Visualfiles Court Management System Launched with Vanuatu Supreme and Magistrates Courts

LexisNexis Pacific has been awarded the tender to develop a new Court Management System for the Vanuatu Supreme and Magistrates Courts. The new system will improve the operational processes in both courts and across all registries by giving users enhanced productivity and increased compliance through improved access to case data, automation of processes and faster movements of documents through the court systems.

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24 Jun 2015

Baker & McKenzie, LexisNexis and Linklaters Join Forces with UN Global Compact to Mobilize Business Support for Rule of Law, Corporate Sustainability

UN Global Compact Launches Business for the Rule of Law, Guide for General Counsel on Corporate Sustainability

The United Nations Global Compact, with support from Baker & McKenzie, LexisNexis Legal & Professional and Linklaters, today launched two new efforts to engage the business community and legal profession in advancing the rule of law, good governance and corporate sustainability.

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14 May 2015

2015 Legal Innovation Index now open for entries

Prestigious Annual Index of Leading Trans-Tasman Legal Innovators extended to individuals as well as organisations

The 2015 Legal Innovation Index is now open for entry, inviting leading legal innovators across Australia and New Zealand to submit their market-changing projects and strategies for consideration for this year’s list of Trans-Tasman industry game changers.

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02 Mar 2015

Fiji Law Reports – supporting the Rule of Law in our region

The Fiji Law Reports are the authorised reports of the Judicial Department of Fiji, encompassing the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court.

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23 Feb 2015

Introducing Lexis Advance: a revolutionary new legal research platform powered by smart technology

Next generation legal research solution Lexis Advance® offers faster, more relevant and intuitive research and workflow integration capabilities.

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05 Feb 2015

LexisNexis Promotions Recognise Top Female Talent

Joanne Beckett and Rachel Travers to lead Australia and New Zealand

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03 Dec 2014

LexisNexis partners with GlobalX to advance offering for law firms

Integrated searches in Affinity & PCLaw streamlines processes and increases workflow efficiency

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17 Nov 2014

LexisNexis customer offerings broadened through addition of eLending channel and Tax content

LexisNexis Pacific is set to deliver Australian professional firms greater access to authoritative legal and tax content through new agreements signed this week with First Software Solutions and Wolters Kluwer.

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30 Oct 2014

LexisNexis partners with clients to improve productivity for lawyers on the move

New generation mobility technology relieves lost time, cost and security concerns

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29 Oct 2014

Social Media and the Law: essential reading for the 21st century

This essential title covers employment law, privacy, defamation, competition and consumer laws, copyright, litigation and the criminal justice system

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16 Oct 14

Lexis Visualfiles for Legal Counsel selected to increase efficiency of legal team at Auto & General insurance

Auto & General Insurance’s in house legal team has chosen LexisNexis to deliver a new matter, contract and workflow automation system.

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01 Oct 14

Increasing the efficiency of individuals is the next priority of the legal industry

New research confirms that law firms have reduced their cost base – the next challenge is to increase the efficiency of individuals

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18 Sept 14

The Future is Already Here

2014 Legal Innovation Index Announced 2014 Legal Innovation Index Announced

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30 July 14

Lexis™ for Microsoft Office™ wins Best New Product & Product Innovation in 2014 Australian Business Awards

First-of-its-kind integrated legal drafting tool allows lawyers to find, analyse, and act upon validated legal content without leaving their email or word document

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28 July 14

Changing the Racial Discrimination Act alone won't safeguard freedom of speech

If the Australian Attorney-General George Brandis is genuinely interested in protecting the Australian people's rights to freedom of speech and political communication he will need to do more than change section 18C of the Radical Discrimination Act, he will also need to change the Constitution, James Dalley writes in the latest edition of Advancing Together: Rule of Law Updates and Perspectives from the Asia Pacific published by LexisNexis® Pacific today.

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15 July 14

Call for entries for Australia and New Zealand's prestigious 2014 Legal Innovation Index

The 2014 Legal Innovation Index is now open, inviting law firms and in-house legal teams to showcase the cutting edge innovations that are enhancing the productivity and profitability of their organisation.

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18 Jun 14

LexisNexis Australian Commercial Arbitration new competitive edge for Australian practitioners

Chief Justice Wayne Martin launches new online service to legal elite at the Supreme Court of Western Australia in Perth

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13 Jun 14

Tasmania's Department of Justice selects Lexis Visualfiles™ to improve efficiencies and drive productivity

Enterprise solutions provider LexisNexis has been awarded the contract to deliver Crown Law Tasmania' s new practice management system.

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27 Feb 14

McCarthy Durie Lawyers to save in excess of 1000 man hours per annum with Lexis Affinity™

McCarthy Durie Lawyers today announced the roll-out of Lexis Affinity™ throughout their Queensland-based offices, and expects to save 1000 man hours in 2014 on scanning documents.

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06 Dec 13

LexisNexis continues to advance the Rule of Law across the Pacific

LexisNexis Pacific today published the third edition of 'Advancing Together', a bi-annual newsletter aimed at providing an in-depth analysis on the Rule of Law across the Pacific.

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24 Oct 13

Mark Irving wins Australia's most prestigious prize for legal literature

Author Mark Irving has won the LexisNexis Centenary Book Award for The Contract of Employment, a comprehensive and systematic work of the law governing employment contracts, published by LexisNexis in August 2012. Mr Irving was honoured last night at a gala ceremony where he received a $30,000 cash prize.

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18 Oct 13

LexisNexis® Red™ named Australia's best mobile productivity app

LexisNexis Red has been named Australia's best mobile productivity app in the 2013 Australian Mobile Awards. Facing fierce competition, the app was recognised for its range of support services as part of a bundle solution called "Mobile Lawyer" and close client engagement during the development process.

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15 Oct 13

Australian Lawyers Now Borrowing Online

Australian legal practice managers can now ‘loan out’ loose-leaf titles to practitioners quickly and easily across their firm with Australia’s first web-based digital library portal, the LexisNexis Red Digital Library.

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01 Oct 13

Law Teachers Awarded for Excellence and Innovation

Four outstanding Australian law educators have been awarded last night at the 6th annual LexisNexis-ALTA Awards for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law by longstanding partners LexisNexis® Pacific and the Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA).

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16 Sept 13

The Death of the Rainmaker

Almost half of legal managers (47 per cent) report that they are ill-prepared to contend with the numerous changes in the legal landscape ranging from increased competition and price pressures to emerging technology.

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09 Sept 13

Powerful New Lead Generation Technology Will Revolutionise Business Development in Smaller Firms

Whilst larger law firms are at the forefront of the profession with sophisticated practice management and business development technology breakthrough, a powerful new lead generation model will not only revolutionise how smaller firms find and engage with new clients, it will also significantly reduce business development costs.

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19 Sept 13

Australia and New Zealand's First Legal Innovation Index Announced

Index names the 10 legal firms and teams driving industry innovation.

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28 Aug 13

Judges Announced for Australia and New Zealand's First Legal Innovation Index

LexisNexis Pacific and Janders Dean are pleased to announce the judging panel for the inaugural Legal Innovation Index.

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15 Aug 13

LexisNexis Pacific CEO, a 'Stella Fella'

TJ Viljoen will don a bowtie on Stella Fella Friday (August 16) to raise funds and awareness to combat human trafficking.

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31 July 13

An Anchorman and Ironman Walk into a Bar...

Sydney lawyers clocked out early on Tuesday to attend the LexisNexis–sponsored LawPath seminar, "Growing Your Personal Brand as a Lawyer".

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29 July 13

Australia and New Zealand's First Innovation Index for the Legal Industry Opens for Entry

In response to the rapidly changing face of the legal industry, LexisNexis® Pacific, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, and Janders Dean, an independent management consultancy company specialising in providing expert advisory services to law firms and corporate in-house legal departments across the globe, today launched Australia and New Zealand’s first Innovation Index in the legal industry.

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17 July 13

Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law

Longstanding partners LexisNexis® and the Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) will recognise excellence and innovation in the teaching of law at the annual LexisNexis–ALTA Awards in September.

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08 July 13

LexisNexis Helps Lawyers Get on the Right 'LawPath'

Partners from small and medium–sized law firms put aside textbooks and case law to attend the LexisNexis–sponsored LawPath seminar, "Growing Your Personal Brand as a Lawyer".

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21 June 13

LexisNexis Continues To Advance The Rule Of Law Across The Pacific

LexisNexis Pacific today published the second edition of 'Advancing Together', a bi–annual newsletter aimed at providing an in–depth analysis on the Rule of Law across the Pacific.

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20 June 13

LexisNexis Red Named In 'SMART 100' Index

LexisNexis® Red™ has been named one of Australia's 100 most innovative products and services, in one of the largest and most audacious innovation awards of its kind in Australia: the Anthill Magazine 'SMART 100' Index.

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12 June 13

'Justis' is Served

Justis Publishing makes significant enhancements to JustCite through linking to LexisNexis Australia.

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31 May 13

Alertforce Wins Gold With LexisNexis — WHS-Modules

Australia's Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) training company, AlertForce (AF) has succeeded in winning gold in the "Best in OHS" category for a program they designed in conjunction with leading content provider LexisNexis.

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16 May 13

LexisNexis Introduces Daylight Savings to New Zealand

Lexis Visualfiles launches in New Zealand, improving efficiency, profitability and time management.

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06 May 13

Trafficking in Persons in Australia — Myths and Realities

Announcing the launch of the first comprehensive analysis of Australian trafficking in persons. In the captivating new book Trafficking Persons in Australia: Myths and Realities, authors Andreas Schloenhardt and Jarrod M Jolly expose the disturbing phenomenon of trafficking in persons as it exists in Australia and examine the Government's response to this heinous crime.

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26 Mar 13

New Zealand Lawyers Are on the Move

In a big shift from 12 months ago, the New Zealand legal sector is increasingly using mobile devices for work, with almost half using a company issued device, 18 per cent bringing their own device to work, and the remainder are using a mixture of the two, according to a LexisNexis survey of leading New Zealand legal professionals.

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12 Mar 13

LexisNexis and ACLA Join Forces to Develop Practical Guidance ACLA

LexisNexis Practical Guidance ACLA is the latest intuitive online legal research tool to help legal professionals drive better outcomes for their business and clients.

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31 Jan 13

LexisNexis Pacific Provides Natural Disaster Assistance For Lawyers Affected By Fire and Floods

LexisNexis has announced a number of assistance initiatives to support members of the legal community who have been directly impacted or displaced by the recent bushfires and floods across Australia.

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18 Dec 13

LexisNexis Pacific Launches 'Advancing Together' to Highlight Key Challenges to the Rule of Law in the Pacific

LexisNexis interviews The Rule of Law Institute of Australia to promote transparency and good governance.

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06 Dec 13

LexisNexis Pacific Recognised as One of the 2012 BRW Most Innovative Companies in Australia

World-first legal referencing app revolutionises legal research.

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07 Aug 13

New Australian legal technology set to revolutionise legal research

NSW Police Prosecutors first to roll out cutting-edge digital referencing tool for all in-court prosecutors.

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