LexisNexis® Pacific and the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA) have partnered to develop a customised online legal resource that will assist ACLA members to address the daily challenges of being an in-house lawyer.

Every ACLA member will now receive complimentary access to Practical Guidance ACLA — a fast, easy and intuitive online legal resource that provides high quality, practical advice on managing their legal function and external lawyers.

With content written by expert lawyers from in–house and in private practice, Practical Guidance ACLA is an essential companion to in-house legal practice, containing practical advice on managing in house teams and external lawyers.

Practical Guidance ACLA provides members with comprehensive overviews and guidance notes across 14 essential topics for Corporate Counsel, including:

  • Essential Contracts
  • In-House Know How
  • Governance & Company Secretary
  • Employment Law
  • Finance & Securities
  • Consumer Law
  • Competition Law
  • Purchase and Sale of Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data & Privacy
  • Outsourcing & Procurement
  • Corporate Structures

"Our partnership supports ACLA's mission to be recognised as the leading association in Australia for the advancement of the practice of law in the corporate and government sectors. Combined with the trusted expertise and capabilities of LexisNexis legal content and intuitive online functionality, ACLA provides quality practical content for in-house lawyers, forming the basis of a predicted very successful partnership," said Lisa Macdonald, LexisNexis Pacific head of strategy & customer discovery insights.

ACLA members have the option to upgrade to Practical Guidance ACLA Premium which provides access to a broad collection of checklists, precedents, forms, cases, legislation and commentary in addition to overviews and guidance notes.

For more information on Practical Guidance ACLA please visit www.lexisnexis.com.au/acla or www.lexisnexis.com.au/practicalguidance.

Media Contacts

Kelsey Halseth
Public Relations & Social Media Manager, LexisNexis Pacific
Tel: +61 2 9422 2036
Email: kelsey.halseth@lexisnexis.com.au

Andrew Rowe
Chief Marketing Officer, LexisNexis Pacific
Tel: +61 2 9422 2049
Email: andrew.rowe@lexisnexis.com.au

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional

LexisNexis® Legal & Professionalis a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

LexisNexis® Pacific is the leading provider of local and international news, business, tax and legal information, using leading-edge technology, tools and digital solutions. Both in Australia (www.lexisnexis.com.au) and New Zealand (www.lexisnexis.co.nz) LexisNexis Pacific works in close collaboration with its customers to provide content enabled-workflow systems for professionals in law firms, corporations, government, law enforcement, tax, accounting, academic institutions and compliance assessment.

About ACLA (Australian Corporate Lawyers Association)

ACLA (www.acla.com.au) is the peak national association representing the interests of nearly 14,000 in–house lawyers (around 30% of the legal profession) working for businesses and governments in Australia. ACLA's role as the 'voice of in-house lawyers' is a vital one for the furthering and advancement of the profession. ACLA membership caters for all in-house lawyers including those new to in-house through to General Counsel working in ASX 200 companies and government departments. ACLA prides itself as the only organisation run by in-house lawyers for in-house lawyers™.