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2020Recent Press Release


LexisNexis New Zealand’s Social Justice project delivers FREE legal guidance to New Zealanders during the pandemic crisis

Tenants’ rights, employees’ rights and immigration measures guidance notes are available through the LexisNexis New Zealand COVID-19 Information Centre

29-APRIL-2020 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - LexisNexis New Zealand, a leading provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics to the legal industry, announced today it is providing all New Zealanders FREE legal guidance notes on tenan...


LexisNexis New Zealand remote working during COVID-19 pandemic

LexisNexis Pacific will be providing digital access to print titles during the COVID-19 pandemic to support our customers’ remote working actions

31-MARCH-2020 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - LexisNexis Pacific, part of RELX Group, announced today that it will be enabling access to their print titles on our flagship digital platforms Lexis Advance and Lexis Red. This is to support our valued customer...


LexisNexis New Zealand Launches COVID-19 Information Centre

Providing free access to vital content and services to their customers

30-MARCH-2020 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - LexisNexis New Zealand announces the launch of a new resource to support customers during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown. LexisNexis New Zealand COVID-19 Information Centre has been developed to provide LexisNexi...


2019Recent Press Release



Kia Kākano Rua te Ture: A te reo Māori Handbook for the Law

Celebrating the debut title by Alana Thomas and Corin Merrick for LexisNexis®

<p><strong><em>&ldquo;Kia Kākano Rua te Ture</em></strong> is destined to become the go-to reo and tikanga guide for those working in the law<strong><em>.&rdquo; </em></strong><em>Forward by: </em>&nbsp;The Honourable Justice Joe Williams, Ngāti Pūk...


Recently Published: A Call for Change in Voluntary Unionism

A team of academics explore how a union default might work through legal regulation

HAMILTON, 24 JUNE 2019 - A team of academics is calling for a change to voluntary unionism. Instead of the present non-union default for workers, common in many countries, they would like to see a union default, and they have the support of some of ...


The Presumption of Innocence and Other Misunderstandings

Dr Brenda Midson addresses popular myths surrounding sexual assault/ misconduct cases in the spotlight of the #MeToo movement

<p><strong><em>Media Angle &ndash; Legal Expert </em></strong></p> <p>Myths tend to dominate the legal outcomes of sexual assault/misconduct cases, in which victims can be re-victimised by opposing counsel, if not the court of public opinion. Statis...


2018Recent Press Release


LexisNexis® announces new partner solution Cloudcheck

An integrated verification of identity feature for customers of Lexis Affinity™ and LAWbase

AUCKLAND, December 3, 2018 &ndash; LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for the legal industry, announced today they have partnered with Verifi Identity Services Limited (Verifi) to deliver Cloudcheck, an integrated onl...


RA ComplyHub launches

New partnership with LexisNexis equips Restaurant Association of New Zealand members with a broad service compliance solution

<p>WELLINGTON, September 3, 2018 - LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for the legal industry, is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Restaurant Association of New Zealand (RA) to bring &ldquo;RA Compl...


World-first partnership gives law students cutting-edge technology

<p>Victoria University of Wellington and LexisNexis&reg; have announced a new five-year Innovation Partnership providing law students at the University with cutting-edge technology to support their studies and their transition to the workforce.</p> ...


LexisNexis® announces new partner solution LawVu
A cloud-based, legal business collaboration tool for corporate and in-house lawyers

<p>AUCKLAND, August 3, 2018 &ndash; LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for the legal industry, announced today they have partnered with LawVu to deliver a cloud-based, matter management tool that combines operations a...


Call for consideration of New Zealand Law reform around Parental Alienation

<p>A University of Otago study calling for consideration of law reform in the complex field of parental alienation has been published this week in the <a href=""><em>New Z...


LexisNexis® Practical Guidance: Social Justice Launches 6th of April
A free, online resource providing information on New Zealand law


<p>WELLINGTON, April 3, 2018 &ndash; LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for the legal industry, announced today the launch of <strong>LexisNexis</strong> <strong>Practical Guidance: Social Justice</strong>, a free pro...


AML Accelerate announces partnership with LexisNexis®

<a href="">AML Accelerate</a> is pleased to announce its partnership with LexisNexis to empower its customers to comply with AML/CFT compliance obligations using AML Accelerate's category defining AML/CFT compliance plat...


2017Recent Press Release


LexisNexis Announce Partnership with Conveyancing Solutions Limited

AUCKLAND 30 March 2017 - Global leaders in legal research and technology, LexisNexis have today announced a partnership with cloud based conveyancing software provider, Conveyancing Solutions Ltd. <br /><br />Through this partnership, LexisNexis wil...


2016Recent Press Release


Plain sailing through Governance compliance with new service

New Practical Guidance module guides you through the ever-evolving requirements

AUCKLAND, May 30, 2016 - The time of the 'sleeping director' has passed. Increased focus on corporate governance by governments and regulatory bodies means that compliance obligations are constantly changing and have never been more onerous. Events...


Leading authority on contract law now writing for New Zealand

AUCKLAND, July 5, 2016 - Emeritus Professor John Carter is Australia's leading authority on contract law; the author of several highly regarded works on Australian and English law and is the General Editor of the <em>Journal of Contract Law</em>. H...


Demolish insurance law quandaries

New Practical Guidance module gets to grips with this quickly evolving area of law

AUCKLAND, August 02, 2016 - Insurance law continues to be of increasing focus in the New Zealand market. Local events like the Christchurch earthquakes have resulted in accelerated development in insurance law jurisprudence and an increasing need f...


2015Recent Press Release


High demand for accurate information in the construction industry

New online and digital commentary service for the changing field of construction law

<p>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. To meet the needs of contractors, construc...


Professional Responsibility in New Zealand

New online and digital commentary service on ethics and the lawyer helps practitioners stay across changes in the law.

<p>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 ...


Changing the World of Drafting

New drafting solution Lexis Draft equips lawyers with a range of tools for preparing accurate and precise legal documents quickly and efficiently.

<p>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 ...


Simplifying Law for Business

LexisNexis and MyLawGuide launch new publishing initiative to simplify the application of law for businesses.

<p>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. Draft...


LexisNexis Promotions Recognise Top Female Talent: Joanne Beckett and Rachel Travers to lead Australia and New Zealand

Sydney, 3 February 2015: LexisNexis Pacific is pleased to announce the promotion of two of its senior leaders with the appointments of Joanne Beckett to the role of General Manager of Australia and Rachel Travers to Managing Director of New Zealand....


2014Recent Press Release


In Memory of Dr George Hinde

AUCKLAND, 13 October 2014 - It was of great sadness to us when we heard that Dr George Hinde, one of our most celebrated authors passed away after a short illness on Thursday last week. We were privileged to share precious moments with George this y...


LexisNexis announces sponsorship of NZLS pro-bono workshop in Rarotonga

AUCKLAND, June 18, 2014 - LexisNexis is proud to announce its sponsorship of the workshop by NZLS CLE Ltd and Massey University in association with The Cook Islands Law Society's Skills and Strategies for Managing Your Cases: expanding your toolbox ...


LexisNexis celebrates a milestone of 100 years in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, June 16, 2014 - In June 2014, LexisNexis celebrates a milestone of 100 years in New Zealand. Starting in 1914, LexisNexis Butterworths opened its first New Zealand office in Wellington. Today, LexisNexis New Zealand, as part of Reed Elsevi...


LexisNexis and Storkk present: The Ultimate CPD Solution

AUCKLAND, 17 April 2014 - LexisNexis and Storkk have today launched a secure online Continuing Professional Development ("CPD")application which allows users to find and access all available participating CPD programmes, enabling them to more easily...


LexisNexis & NZBA introduce a new one stop law shop

LexisNexis New Zealand announced today that it has proudly partnered with The New Zealand Bar Association to introduce a special package called eLibrary, which consists of hundreds of premium legal online titles exclusive to the association's barris...

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