Further disruption in legal practical guidance market as Irwin Mitchell adopts LexisPSL
LONDON, 22nd May 2018 – LexisNexis UK (lexisNexis.co.uk), a leading global provider of information and analytics, today announced that Irwin Mitchell, the 11th largest law firm in the UK, has selected LexisPSL as its preferred practical guidance platform.
Irwin Mitchell is a nationally acclaimed, multi-award winning firm that place innovative client service and the delivery of client value at the centre of everything they do. The adoption of LexisPSL as their preferred legal practical guidance platform supports this strategy to create differentiation by leveraging the most progressive products in the market.
LexisPSL will provide over 1500 users within Irwin Mitchell with advanced legal insights and immediate answers across more than 30 practice areas. They will be able to leverage this solution to deliver against clients’ needs, reduce research time and keep up-to-date with latest business and industry developments.
Victoria Brackett, CEO of Business Legal Services at Irwin Mitchell, said: “This move is just one part of our broader IM2022 strategy to become a more efficient, digitally driven group.
“Technology is so important in ensuring we can deliver what our clients truly value and we’ve been impressed with the partnership approach from LexisNexis over our trial period. We feel that this will make us even more efficient in helping our clients to resolve their legal issues in the most cost effective way.”
LexisPSL is part of an ecosystem of products, which seamlessly integrate with the primary law resources of LexisLibrary, the LexisDraft document creation and proofreading technology and LexisNexis’ Smart document automation solutions. This progressive approach to integrating products within one ecosystem means Irwin Mitchell can access the benefits of improved productivity, performance and return on investment far more quickly.
Christian Fleck, Managing Director for LexisNexis, said: “We are delighted with the accelerating adoption of LexisPSL as the preferred choice of top-tier law firms. It has been a pleasure to work with Irwin Mitchell in the evaluation and selection of LexisPSL. We are excited about furthering our partnership with the firm as they continue to adopt our ecosystem of legal intelligence solutions that seamlessly integrate, facilitate change and drive real value for lawyers and their clients.”
LexisPSL has been rapidly expanding its presence within the UK practical guidance market with hundreds of in-house legal teams and over 85% of the top 100 law firms adopting the product. It covers a comprehensive range of practice areas for private practice and in house lawyers advising both corporate and individual clients.
LexisPSL has also led the market in delivering a specific range of sector based practice area modules including Energy, Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Life Sciences. The modular construction and open commercial framework of LexisPSL allows firms to select and deploy the full-suite of LexisPSL modules or only those modules required to meet their specific needs.
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