LexisNexis® Quicklaw® General Practice Essentials

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LexisNexis® Quicklaw® General Practice 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 to sources covering business, employment, family and estate planning, and litigation, 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 General Practice Essentials gives you access to everything you need to handle your clients’ day-to-day legal needs  — all in one place.

  • Canada’s most extensive collection of full-text court and tribunal decisions dating back to the 1800s, including The Canada 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, and the Honourable Dan S. Ferguson.
  • Reliable and comprehensive legislative collections for all pertinent Canadian jurisdictions
  • Exclusive current awareness sources for virtually all areas of law.
  • Extensive forms and precedents necessary for each stage of a civil or criminal proceeding.


  • 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 You can’t afford to spend time on content that’s unrelated, incomplete or out of date.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 General Practice Essentials caters to the research needs of sole practitioners and small firms.

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Train yourself on a specific aspect of using Quicklaw in 10 minutes or less.  Our Quicklaw training demos  include topics such as “Cost-Effective Searching” and “Customizing Your Quicklaw®.”  Please visit our YouTube™ channel for additional Quicklaw training demos.

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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.

To register for a scheduled session in one of our offices across Canada, view our training schedule.  You can also register for one of our daily web-based training sessions.

In Canadian jurisdictions in which CLE/CPD is required, training provided by one of our training and support specialists can now count toward the number of hours you are required to complete on an hour-for-hour basis.  Simply report the training as you would any other training you complete. Upon request, we can provide you with a Certificate of Completion.

Your subscription to LexisNexis Quicklaw General Practice Essentials includes:
Exclusive Case Digests
Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada

The Canada Digest
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Business Corporations (McGuinness)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Civil Procedure (Abrams, McGuinness and Brecher)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Contracts (Swan and Adamski)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Criminal Offences and Defences (Gold)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Criminal Procedure (Gold)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Employment (England)

Canadian Case Summaries (CCS)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Family (Lenkinski)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Income Tax (General) (Krishna)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Negligence (Linden and Feldthusen)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Real Estate (Lem)*
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Torts (Linden andFeldthusen)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Wills and Estates (MacKenzie)

Essential Quantum Digests
 Canada Breach of Contract Quantums
 Canada Defamation Quantums
 Canada Medical Negligence Quantums
 Canada Property-Related Torts Quantums
 Canada Sentencing Quantums 
 Canada Wrongful Dismissal Quantums
 Canada Dependants’ Relief Quantums
 Canada Child Support Quantums
 Canada Spousal Support Quantums
 Canada Matrimonial Property Quantums

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All 88 proprietary LexisNexis® NetLetters™, including:
 LexisNexis® Supreme Court of Canada NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Criminal Procedure NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Criminal Offences NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Sentencing NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Criminal Charter Issues NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Impaired Driving NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Youth Criminal Justice NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Employment Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Pensions and Benefits Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Family Law (Atlantic Canada) NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Family Law (Ontario) NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Family Law (Western Canada) NetLetter™ • LexisNexis® Youth     Protection NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Wills, Estates and Trusts Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Commercial Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Corporations and Business Associations Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Creditors and Debtors Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Franchise Law NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Atlantic Canada) NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Ontario Civil Practice NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Federal) NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Western Canada)NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Class Actions NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Limitation of Actions NetLetter™

Texts and Treatises
 Ontario Superior Court Practice (Archibald, Killeen and Morton)
 Ontario Courtroom Procedure (Ferguson)
 McLachlin & Taylor – British Columbia Practice (Irvine) 
 Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules (Thompson)
 Canadian Federal Courts Practice (Hughes, Renaudand Horne)
 Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant – The Law of Evidence in Canada (Bryant, Lederman and Fuerst)

Forms & Precedents
 The Practitioner’s Criminal Precedents (Gold)
 Ontario Court Forms – Williston & Rolls 
 British Columbia Court Forms – McLachlin & Taylor

News and Business
Mega News, Canadian Publications

Search Tools
 Canadian Legal Words & Phrases
 QuickCITE® Case Citator 
 QuickCITE® Legislation Citator

PCLaw Case Study
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