Media Releases | Archive | 2015
14 December 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.
30 NOVEMBER 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..
20 NOVEMBER 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.
12 NOVEMBER 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.
29 OCTOBER 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.
20 OCTOBER 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.
02 October 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.
30 SEPTEMBER 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.
21 AUGUST 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.
14 AUGUST 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.
06 AUGUST 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.
20 June 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.
24 June 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.
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.
02 MARCH 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.
23 February 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.
05 February 2015
LexisNexis Promotions Recognise Top Female Talent
Joanne Beckett and Rachel Travers to lead Australia and New Zealand