LexisNexis Canada Inc.

LexisNexis Canada Inc.

December 07, 2006 10:00 ET

LexisNexis Announces Halsbury’s Laws of Canada

The Most Respected Name in Law Now Provides the First Point of Reference for Every Legal Professional in Canada

Attention: Books Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 7, 2006) - LexisNexis Canada, a leading provider of information and services solutions, today announced the launch of Halsbury's Laws of Canada, the most significant addition in a generation to the Canadian legal research environment. Halsbury's Laws of Canada combines the expertise of Canada's leading practitioners, jurists, and academics to provide current and future generations of Canadian lawyers with a solid understanding of the full range of the law.

Since the publication of Halsbury's Laws of England in 1907, Halsbury's has been synonymous with legal excellence. Halsbury's Laws has counterparts in several common law jurisdictions worldwide. Now, Halsbury's Laws of Canada incorporates the best aspects of Halsbury's around the world and offers it to Canadian legal professionals in a stylish hardcover collection as a comprehensive and national narrative statement of Canadian law.

By using Halsbury's Laws of Canada, customers gain access to the definitive legal information they need with the benefits of enhanced design and clean, easy-to-follow page layouts to streamline research. The new Halsbury's collection, which on completion will comprise some 57 classic hardbound volumes and more than 100 subject areas, will include regular cumulative supplements to ensure the collection remains current-keeping legal professionals abreast of important changes to each subject area.

"With Halsbury's Laws of Canada, customers benefit from a powerful resource that appropriately and inclusively deals with each provincial jurisdiction and federal law," said Gary Rodrigues, vice president, Publishing, at LexisNexis Canada. "It truly is a national publication designed to provide Canadian legal professionals with comprehensive and relevant legal information."

From aboriginal issues to zoning questions, Halsbury's is the authoritative source for Canadian judicial and statute-based law. The Halsbury's collection includes:

* Advanced research tools that provide easy navigation through subject matter
* More than 100 subject areas that deliver key elements of the law
* Black letter statement of the law as it stands today
* National scope and jurisdiction-specific commentary
* Durable, portable, and easy-to-handle volumes designed in a classic hardbound format

Following in the Halsbury's tradition of excellence, Halsbury's Laws of Canada is an indispensable reference source for legal research. The following first three volumes are now available:

* Access to Information and Privacy
* Immigration and Citizenship
* Conflict of Law

A special introductory offer is now available to those who commit to purchase the entire collection. To learn more about Halsbury's Laws of Canada, please call 1 800 668 6481, email halsburys@lexisnexis.ca, or contact your LexisNexis Canada account executive.

About LexisNexis

LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship web-based Lexis® and Nexis® research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. A member of Reed Elsevier Group plc [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in 100 countries with 13,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis Canada Inc. (www.lexisnexis.ca) provides legal and corporate researchers with comprehensive and authoritative online and print information services and solutions, including the LexisNexis® Quicklaw™ online research service for Canadian legal information; LexisNexis® Butterworths print and CD-ROM titles and newspapers for legal, accounting, and other professionals; the Lexis and Nexis research services for global online legal, news, and business information; and solutions that serve the needs of law firms and organizations in Practice Management, Client Development, and Litigation Services.
/For further information: Media Contact: Tracy Smith
LexisNexis Canada
(613) 238-3499, ext. 202
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Contact Information

  • Tracy Smith, Manager, Communications, LexisNexis Canada Inc.
    Primary Phone: 613-238-3499 ext. 202
    E-mail: tracy.smith@lexisnexis.ca