LexisNexis® Quicklaw® Civil Litigation Essentials

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LexisNexis® Quicklaw® Civil Litigation Essentials puts tailored primary and secondary content at your fingertips — delivered by the most powerful online legal search engine in Canada.

  • Practice-specific materials — Subscribe exclusively to civil litigation sources, with no need to pay for content you’ll never use.
  • Comprehensive, current information — Give your clients the same knowledge advantage as larger law firms.
  • Timesaving search tools — Refine and narrow your search to find what you need quickly.
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LexisNexis Quicklaw Civil Litigation Essentials gives you access to assert your clients’ rights throughout a civil proceeding — all in one place.

  • Canada’s most extensive collection of full-text court and tribunal decisions dating back to the 1800s, including Canada Civil Procedure Digest, Canada Civil Evidence Digest, Canada Limitation of Actions Digest, and Canadian Case Summaries (CCS).
  • A rich collection of commentary and legal analysis from experts such as the Honourable Mr. Justice Roger T. Hughes, the Honourable Mr. Justice Allen M. Linden, Bruce Feldthusen, Angela Swan and Janet Walker.
  • Reliable and comprehensive legislative collections for all pertinent Canadian jurisdictions.
  • Exclusive current awareness sources for civil litigation news and developments.
  • Customizable forms and precedents required for each stage of a civil action for pertinent jurisdictions — before trial, as well as during trial proceedings, settlements and non-contentious legal proceedings.


  • QuickCITE® Case Citator — Validate the authority of your case with over 1 million unique cases and over 2.8 million individual treatment relationships.
  • QuickCITE® Legislation Citator — Validate and research legislation in minutes; includes judicial consideration of Canadian constitutional documents and the most current revision of statutes, regulations and rules in every jurisdiction.
  • Canadian Legal Words & Phrases, now including Commonwealth and Latin terms, to broaden your research scope.

In a sole practice or small law firm, pressure to use your time wisely is greater than ever. Research must produce results immediately. You can’t afford to spend time on content that’s unrelated, incomplete or out of date.

ONLY LexisNexis Quicklaw Civil Litigation Essentials caters to the research needs of sole practitioners and small firms.

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Count on our cross-Canada team of experienced training and support specialists for thorough, helpful, personalized training and assistance. All training is available to customers at no charge.

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Your subscription to LexisNexis Quicklaw Civil Litigation Essentials includes:

Exclusive Case Digests

  • Canada Civil Procedure Digest
  • Canada Limitation of Actions Digest
  • Canada Civil Evidence Digest
  • Canadian Case Summaries (CCS)

Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada

  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Alternative Dispute Resolution (Glaholt and Rotterdam)
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Civil Procedure (Abrams, McGuinness and Brecher)
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Interim Preservation of Rights (Abrams, McGuinness and Brecher)
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Negligence (Linden and Feldthusen)
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Torts (Linden and Feldthusen)

Essential Quantum Digests

  • Canada Breach of Contract Quantums
  • Canada Defamation Quantums
  • Canada Medical Negligence Quantums
  • Canada Property-Related Torts Quantums
  • Canada Wrongful Dismissal Quantums
  • Carlson Personal Injury Quantum of Damages NetLetter

Exclusive Secondary Content

  • LexisNexis® Supreme Court of Canada NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Atlantic Canada) NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Federal) NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Ontario Civil Practice NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Western Canada) NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Class Actions NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Limitation of Actions NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Economic Damages NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Tort Law NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Conflict of Laws NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Personal Injury NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Civil Evidence NetLetter
  • Bulletin LexisNexis® Litige civil (Québec)
  • Bulletin LexisNexis® Responsabilité civile

Texts and Treatises

  • McLachlin & Taylor – British Columbia Practice (Irvine)
  • Ontario Superior Court Practice (Archibald, Killeen and Morton)
  • Ontario Courtroom Procedure (Ferguson)
  • Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules (Thompson)
  • Canadian Federal Courts Practice (Hughes, Renaud and Horne)
  • Class Actions Law and Practice (Eizenga, Peerless, Wright and Callaghan)
  • The Law of Limitations (Mew)
  • Canadian Contract Law (Swan)
  • Canadian Tort Law (Linden and Feldthusen)
  • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant – The Law of Evidence in Canada (Bryant, Lederman and Fuerst)
  • Castel & Walker – Canadian Conflict of Laws (Walker)
  • Federal Limitations Manual
  • Alberta Limitations Manual
  • British Columbia Limitations Manual
  • Ontario Limitations Manual
  • Canadian Civil Procedure Law (Abrams and McGuinness)
  • Procedural Strategies for Litigators in British Columbia (Bennett and Goulden)

Forms & Precedents

  • Ontario Court Forms – Williston & Rolls
  • British Columbia Court Forms – McLachlin & Taylor

Search Tools

  • Canadian Legal Words & Phrases
  • QuickCITE® Case Citator
  • QuickCITE® Legislation Citator

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