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Find out about our latest news and updates, competitions, product launches, new content and much more from vLex Justis, here on our blog.

Posted by David Hand | 15 01 2021

London – January 2021 Students studying at universities in the UK and Ireland can now enter a new legal research competition, DICTUM, hosted by legal technology company vLex. Focused on answering legal questions, the competition...

Posted by David Hand | 16 12 2020

Last week, ROSS Intelligence announced it will be ceasing operations on January 31st, 2021.  This significant change to the legal research landscape will undoubtedly leave many attorneys without the technological support and AI-powered services they...

Posted by David Hand | 24 11 2020

London – November 2020 vLex is sponsoring a new writing competition hosted by the Cork Online Law Review (COLR), giving Irish law students the opportunity to submit their best case notes. By sponsoring and working...

Posted by David Hand | 24 11 2020

London – November 2020 Judges for the vLex International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2021 have been announced. Featuring legal professionals and industry experts, the judging panel bring their own unique perspective and background to...

Posted by David Hand | 23 11 2020

London – November 2020 An extensive collection of South African case law is now available to law firms and universities around the world following an agreement between Juta and vLex earlier this year. Accessing this...

Posted by David Hand | 12 11 2020

London – November 2020 Legal professionals and students around the world can now save time and improve their research with vLex for Word. The new plugin brings AI-assisted legal research tools to Microsoft Word, including...

Posted by David Hand | 06 11 2020

London – November 2020 Vincent, a leading AI-powered legal research assistant available from vLex, is now trained in the laws of 20 new jurisdictions, including Australia, New Zealand, and 18 Caribbean countries. By combining human...

Posted by David Hand | 28 10 2020

This is a notable entry from the Justis International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2020 in the category of Social media, data and privacy, by Conor Courtney, formerly of University College London. The vLex Writing...

Posted by David Hand | 20 10 2020

London – October 2020 Law firms around the world can now expand their legal research by uploading their own documents to vLex Cloud and combine their knowledge with vLex’s global collection of legal information to...

Posted by David Hand | 12 10 2020

For the first time, authoritative family and tax law reports will be available alongside the world’s largest collections of common and civil law on an AI-powered research platform, following a new agreement between vLex and...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 25 09 2020

London – September 2020 – A new collection of New Zealand case law, including superior court cases and a range of tribunals, is now available to researchers around the world on the AI-powered legal research...

Posted by David Hand | 25 09 2020

Updated daily, our UK Core Collection makes the largest collection of cases from the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court available for your research. This is available alongside the full legislative history of...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 24 09 2020

Last year, students from over 90 universities worldwide entered the International Law & Technology Writing Competition. This year vLex relaunch the popular competition with a new grand prize and aims to reach over 200 universities. ...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 24 09 2020

To inspire your entries for the vLex International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2021, below you can find some guidance as to how you might approach each topic and links to related articles. We encourage...

Posted by David Hand | 23 09 2020

This is a notable entry from the Justis International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2020 in the category of Access to justice, by Jeffrey Law of Cardiff University. The vLex Writing Competition 2021 has now...

Posted by David Hand | 23 09 2020

The Ireland Core Collection on vLex Justis includes the largest collection of case law from Ireland, including Justis Irish Case Law (JICL) and Judgments in the Law Library (JILL). This is available alongside an extensive...

Posted by David Hand | 15 09 2020

London, September 2020 Vincent, a leading AI-powered legal research assistant, currently available in the UK, US and Canada, is now available for the Irish legal sector on the flagship vLex Justis platform. By combining human...

Posted by David Hand | 28 08 2020

This is a notable entry from the Justis International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2020 in the category of Technology & the future of legal practice, by Michelle Abiah of Universitas Indonesia. Find out more...

Posted by David Hand | 26 08 2020

London – August 2020 Later this year, there will be expanded potential for comparative research of South African case law, in addition to legal information from over 130 jurisdictions, on a single platform.  A recent...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 18 08 2020

London – August 2020   The Precedent Map from vLex Justis, a powerful visualisation tool that displays the relationships between cases, is now available for the first time to researchers around the world to help...

Posted by David Hand | 12 08 2020

A new collection of case law from superior courts in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia is now available on vLex Justis, an AI-powered research platform with unique features designed to extract the key information from...

Posted by David Hand | 31 07 2020

Artificial intelligence based tools are being increasingly adopted by the legal industry for a range of tasks. With the launch of vLex Justis, you can now use Vincent, a legal research assistant powered by artificial...

Posted by David Hand | 31 07 2020

This is a notable entry from the Justis International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2020 in the category of Access to justice and technology, by Katie Brand of Monash University. Find out more about the...

Posted by David Hand | 31 07 2020

If you need to find and access large volumes of global litigation data, vLex Justis houses the largest online collections, including both common and civil law jurisdictions, making it an essential service for investigations, intelligence...

Posted by David Hand | 31 07 2020

While dockets are most commonly associated with US law, vLex Justis contains a collection of UK dockets from superior courts, which are updated daily. It is important to note that dockets contain different information based...

Posted by David Hand | 24 07 2020

London, July 2020 – The UK dockets collection launched by vLex Justis in April has received a significant enhancement, with dockets from the High Court now being updated daily, bringing this information to researchers faster...

Posted by David Hand | 23 07 2020

As a follow-up to the Is fall 2020 just the beginning? Moving law schools online webinar on the 13th of July, John Mayer, Executive Director of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) took the...

Posted by David Hand | 01 07 2020

Legal educators and law librarians rose to the challenge as COVID-19 caused the dramatic shift mid-semester to remote teaching in spring 2020. As many law schools have already announced an intent to stay partially or...

Posted by David Hand | 24 06 2020

This is a notable entry from the Justis International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2020 in the category of Social media, data and privacy, by Kirsee Ali of Hugh Wooding Law School. Find out more...

Posted by David Hand | 19 06 2020

London, – 15th June 2020 – vLex Justis and Mishcon de Reya today announced a collaboration to research the application of artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies to legal content. Online publishing has led to...