Why should you choose
Practical Guidance?

  • Practical Guidance was established in 2011 by LexisNexis, a company backed by over a century of service to the legal community.
  • It is the most extensive practical law solution in Australia, covering 24 practice area modules.
  • With Practical Guidance, you can get started on new legal matters with the confidence that the content reflects the latest developments in law and is authored by leading Australian legal experts.
  • You’ll find fast answers from an intuitive interface, organised around your workflow:
    guidance notes
    ready-made forms and checklists
    handy tools and toolkits
    primary law
    seamless links to deeper research within Lexis Advance.

Now you can focus on legal strategy while LexisNexis provides the foundations.

See how Practical Guidance can change the way you work.

  • Save time - Use guidance notes to your advantage.
  • Start on point - Get straight to the answer with relevant information in one place.
  • Speed up the process - Tools and checklists step you through pertinent processes, while forms and precedents help you produce fast and accurate documents.
  • Stay informed - Latest legal updates alert you to changes in your areas of practice.
  • Delve deeper - Direct links to LexisNexis commentary products and primary law.


What’s new with Practical Guidance?

The team behind the solution work tirelessly to bring you the best practical law solution in Australia. Learn more about our recent developments.


The experts behind Practical Guidance

LexisNexis’ author model is the ‘best of both worlds’; our industry-experienced in-house Legal Writers partner with respected practitioners from leading Australian law firms, to bring you reassuringly authoritative and current content.


Meet the team behind some of the most dynamic legal practice areas.

Michelle Sim

Banking & Finance

Alison Cripps

Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy

Kate Bartlett


Jennifer Bannan


Michael Kontoudis

Dispute Resolution

Fiona Thatcher


Tom Read

Insolvency & Restructuring

Kathryn Schultz

Mergers & Acquisitions

Rebecca Simpson

Intellectual Property

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