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LexisNexis launches the new Lexis Middle East legal platform

Lexis Middle East is the fastest and most comprehensive legal research platform in the region

March 12, 2019 — DUBAI – LexisNexis Middle East & North Africa announced the launch of the new Lexis Middle East platform, its online database providing access to case law, legislation and expert commentary in English for Middle East jurisdictions.

Lexis Middle East provides a wide range of carefully selected legislation and regulations from official gazette releases in English and Arabic, as well as decrees, cases, commentaries, topical articles and an exhaustive list of Q&A solutions, that are updated regularly, allowing subscribers to be at the forefront of what is happening in the legal industry. Drawn from over 300 regional sources, Lexis Middle East is updated on a daily basis ensuring that lawyers and in-house counsel are kept informed of the latest legal news and developments

The new version of Lexis Middle East is built on a state-of-the-art technological frame with an advanced search engine which allows a dramatic improvement of search relevancy and the introduction of many new features such as:

  • Instant Refresh, a new type of filters that instantaneously update the search result list when they are modified
  • Fast Track, a new way to access known documents in a single click
  • Drill Down, a feature to get a focused preview of a document without leaving the search result list
  • Dynamic Table of Content, a table of content that allows users to immediately understand where they are in a document when they browse it

“The new Lexis Middle East platform has been designed from scratch to dramatically increase the efficiency and convenience of legal research. Its performance and features will define a new standard in the region,” asserts Guillaume Deroubaix, CEO of LexisNexis MENA.

This launch will enhance LexisNexis MENA efforts to make sure that Lexis Middle East remains the ultimate legal research tool in the region: more than 2000 pages of new regulatory material, over 2500 cases and an abundance of practical content, covering 16 areas of legal practice across 13 jurisdictions will be added to the platform in 2019.

Free demos of the new Lexis Middle East platform can be booked by legal professionals by visiting

About LexisNexis Middle East & North Africa (LexisNexis MENA)
LexisNexis Middle East & North Africa (LexisNexis MENA) is the division of LexisNexis Legal & Professional for the Middle East & North Africa region. It operates from Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE, with support from London and Paris offices. With an experienced team of editors, LexisNexis MENA constantly provide legal professionals in the region with legal information of the highest level. LexisNexis MENA is the publisher of online platforms such as Lexis Middle East and LexisMaroc, and authoritative journals such as the MENA Business Law Review, the Lexis Middle East Law Alert, and Droit et Stratégie des Affaires au Maroc. LexisNexis MENA is also the organiser of numerous events and training, and the distributor of all LexisNexis global products in the region such as Lexis Advance, Lexis Library, and Lexis PSL.

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 130 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

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