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

SYDNEY, 16 October, 2014. The in-house legal team at Auto & General insurance has chosen Lexis Visualfiles for Legal Counsel, a powerful matter management and workflow automation system, specifically designed for in-house counsel, to streamline and automate their workflow practices.

The off the shelf solution will improve productivity, embed technologies, minimise risk, and intuitively navigate workflow procedures for the team. This proven solution has the level of security, reporting, office integration and automation that Auto & General is looking for to drive efficiencies in work practices and business communications.

Auto & General's senior corporate lawyer Ben McGuire said: "Lexis Visualfiles for Legal Counsel is a robust solution that is designed for the unique operational needs specifically for an in-house legal team. This setting along with other innovative features such as, its intuitive user interface, Microsoft- friendly style, functionality and ease of implementation were all factors in our decision."

"Our in-house legal department needed a solution to maximise efficiencies, mitigate legal risk and manage increased workload," Mr McGuire said.

James Parker, Executive Director – Practice Management, LexisNexis Pacific said: "We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to support Auto & General legal team's needs for workflow and productivity improvement with the implementation of Lexis Visualfiles for Legal Counsel."

"Our experience in working with legal teams within the corporate sector indicated a need for a highly flexible workflow matter management solution, and that is what we set out to achieve. Lexis Visualfiles is an ideal solution for in-house legal teams needing to demonstrate and ascertain value to their organisation, like the team at Auto & General Insurance."

"For us it's all about increasing our efficiency and adding value to our clients," Mr McGuire added. "Finding a solution that increased workflow automation, but also integrating into our existing structure and processes was a priority. We believe we have found the right fit for our business objectives with Lexis Visualfiles for Legal Counsel."

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About Visualfiles

Lexis Visualfiles™ is a powerful case management and workflow automation solution that dramatically increases productivity by optimising efficiencies through the automation and streamlining of processes and tasks. This flexible, highly scalable and easy-to-use solution, coupled with LexisNexis' unrivalled experience, delivers a system that support organisation's operational efficiencies today and in the future.