TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - LexisNexis Canada and the Legal Innovation Zone (LIZ) at Ryerson University are pleased to announce a new partnership based on a shared commitment to legal innovation. LexisNexis becomes a founding partner of LIZ, Canada's first legal incubator, and will support the innovative startups at LIZ and the legal solutions they are developing. LIZ and LexisNexis will work together to explore and help accelerate innovation within the legal industry.
"LexisNexis is a leading global provider of information and technology solutions to the legal world" said Chris Bentley, Executive Director of the Legal Innovation Zone. "Partnering with an industry thought leader such as LexisNexis will help accelerate the LIZ's mandate of championing and fostering innovations within the law for both the corporate client and consumers alike."
"The Legal Innovation Zone's commitment to bringing innovation to the law is one that we at LexisNexis Canada have been working on for decades and this partnership with LIZ will foster a broader exchange of ideas," said Loik Amis, Chief Executive Officer at LexisNexis Canada. "We are excited to combine our expertise with LIZ to help build an epicenter of innovation that can accelerate improvements for our industry."
As part of this partnership, LexisNexis and LIZ will work together on a number of unique and engaging initiatives to promote innovation in the legal industry, inform industry stakeholders on global trends and gather thought leaders to discuss and help solve industry challenges.
About the Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University
The Legal Innovation Zone is Canada's first legal incubator. Entrepreneurs, lawyers, students, tech experts, government members and industry leaders converge in the Legal Innovation Zone to drive innovation. Based on the model of Ryerson's DMZ — North America's #1 university business incubator — we help support, foster and develop solutions and technologies that will better serve the legal needs of consumers.
About LexisNexis Canada
LexisNexis Canada is committed to delivering information and workflow solutions to Canadian legal professionals to make their work lives easier. As part of LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. Part of RELX Group, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.
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For further information: please contact: Hersh Perlis, Director, Legal Innovation Zone: firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-562-9911; Paul Brophy, VP Marketing & Strategy, LexisNexis Canada: email@example.com or 905-415-5854