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Practical Law

The globally trusted legal guidance solution powered by legal experts.

It’s time to focus on the bigger picture

Practical Law is the time-saving legal guidance solution empowering law firms and legal departments, like yours, across Africa, and the globe. Our in-house team of expert legal writers are 100% dedicated to creating and maintaining practical how-to guides and resources that enable fast and efficient solutions for you and your team — so that you have more time to focus on the bigger picture.

Empowering you to act quickly with confidence

Understand the issues

Our dedicated expert legal writers spend their days creating and maintaining resources they wish they had when they were practicing. They create these under the framework of helping you quickly understand what’s important, why it’s important, and how you should proceed.

Improve response time

Straightforward how-to-guides and clear explanations of current law and practice, giving you a critical starting point and cut down the time you spend searching, so you can respond with speed and confidence.

Increase efficiency

Get a better starting point on contracts, agreements, and clauses. With coverage across business-related practice areas and beyond, Practical Law standard documents and clauses provide real-world applicability infused with insight from experts.

Trusted legal expertise

There have been times where certain rules, laws and published guidance don’t adequately explain the practical application of key concepts. I have found Practical Law to be a very efficient tool in bridging that gap. It’s a solid productive starting point in my work for general information and contextual knowledge of what I need to do.
Adam Versaci
Corporate Lawyer, Jackson McDonald

Get up-to-date resources covering all major practice areas created and maintained by our expert legal writers.

Antitrust
Bankruptcy and restructuring
Capital markets and corporate governance
Financial services
Intellectual property and technology
International arbitration
Labor and employment
Real estate

Case study

Jackson McDonald

Adam Versaci is a corporate lawyer with Jackson McDonald, and avid Practical Law user - "The platform's intuitive navigation quickly identifies the knowledge resources I need to assist me,". This case study details exactly how Adam draws on the legal guidance solution to further contextualise the law when needed, which ultimately benefits his clients.

Case study: Chapman Tripp
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