Thomson Reuters is introducing Westlaw Edge UK, its next-generation legal research system for the UK market. Westlaw Edge UK is built upon the foundation of more than 200 years of legal content.
Powered by the legal industry expertise and leading technology of Thomson Reuters, it delivers an innovative new set of features that allows users to stay ahead of regulatory change and navigate the legal divergence with the EU.
Legal professionals are under more pressure than ever before to produce quality results efficiently. Westlaw Edge UK was developed in partnership with customers to not only answer their need for faster, more accurate legal research, but also provide the confidence that they have done everything possible to meet the ever-increasing expectations of clients or their business.
“Westlaw Edge UK is a standalone legal research service for firms or organisations that are looking to use innovative features, technology and superior content to improve their efficiency, identify deeper insights and stay ahead of regulatory change,” said Lucinda Case, head of Legal Professionals Europe at Thomson Reuters. “Even before work from home became a necessity, customers were feeling enormous time pressure from both their organisations and their clients. Westlaw Edge UK provides customers the latest workflow technology tools to continue collaborating and meeting the expectations of their organisation for quality, transparency and speed, while also delighting clients.”
Westlaw Edge UK combines data visualisation and other advanced technologies with the quality and authoritativeness of Westlaw’s content to expedite legal research and offer new insights that would have otherwise taken significantly more time to uncover. Its user interface has been streamlined based on extensive research to display the right tools in the context of the legal research session, including new filters, updated toolbars, documents optimised for easier scanning, and more. In addition, the new user interface incorporates modern accessibility features to better serve all customers.
Features of Westlaw Edge UK include:
7 Harrington Street Chambers barrister Tim Kenward said, "This will transform legal research. Rather than having to trawl through a list of cases, the interactive analytics enable the lawyer to locate and marshal cases with great efficiency, both saving time and providing the material for a better end product.”
Added Case, “Westlaw Edge UK is the most significant innovation we’ve made to legal research in the UK since 2007. We’re delighted to offer a premium solution for researchers who want the convenience and speed of the most advanced legal research system.”
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