LexisNexis Canada Inc.

LexisNexis Canada Inc.

April 19, 2011 10:24 ET

LexisNexis Canada Forms Alliance with Provider of NetLegal Services

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) - LexisNexis Canada, a leading provider of information and services solutions to law firms and corporate, government and academic professionals, today announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Shared Solutions, Inc., a Charlottetown-based information technology and business solutions development company. In conjunction with Shared Solutions-provider of the NetLegal brand of products including the NetDockets online docket search and alert service-LexisNexis® will offer litigation-related solutions that streamline the flow of information between lawyers and Canadian courts, increasing efficiency and improving Canadians' access to justice.

LexisNexis Canada will work with Shared Solutions to explore, design and develop new and enhanced litigation and practice management workflow solutions for legal, corporate, government and academic customers. The primary goal will be to make Canadian court information more accessible to those who need it.

"Shared Solutions has demonstrated its ability to design and implement innovative products, and LexisNexis Canada is excited to be working with the NetLegal team to bring new products to market that meet our customers' needs," said Patrick Collins, chief executive officer at LexisNexis Canada.

Michael Ives, president of Shared Solutions, Inc., said, "LexisNexis Canada's long history with courts and tribunals and its strong relationship with customers in the legal sector make the company a perfect partner not only to take our applications to market, but also to make them better."

LexisNexis Canada will provide new solutions based on the existing NetLegal product line and will work with Shared Solutions to develop additional innovative offerings that help lawyers win cases, reduce risk and run their firms more profitably.

About LexisNexis

LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis Canada Inc. (www.lexisnexis.ca) provides information and services solutions that serve the changing needs of professionals in law firms, corporations, government and academic institutions. LexisNexis offerings include the Quicklaw® online legal research service; 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 leading solutions in Practice Management, Client Development and Litigation Services.

About Shared Solutions

Based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Shared Solutions has developed litigation-based solutions streamlining access to court-related information, improving lawyers' efficiency and increasing their clients' access to justice. These solutions are provided under the brand name NetLegal (www.netlegal.ca) and include NetDockets, Secure Serve, and NetLegalIndex. Shared Solutions also provides consulting and custom development work to clients in the legal and justice sectors.

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