vLex Partners with Emond Publishing to Enhance Legal Research in Canada

2 February 2024Press Release

London, United Kingdom, 2nd February 2024 – vLex, an award-winning legal technology company, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Emond Publishing, a leading legal publisher in Canada. This collaboration will bring a comprehensive collection of authoritative legal titles to vLex’s advanced legal research platform, significantly enhancing the resources available to Canadian legal professionals.

The addition of Emond Publishing’s esteemed collection will cover an extensive range of subjects, catering to the diverse needs of the legal community. The available titles include Canadian Constitutional Law, Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law: A Practitioner’s Handbook, Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System, Search and Seizure and Modern Criminal Evidence.

This partnership is particularly timely given the rapidly evolving legal landscape in Canada. Law firms and law schools will now have access to Emond’s high-quality legal texts alongside vLex’s powerful legal research tools and other vLex products. This integration of these resources is designed to streamline the research process, offering a one-stop solution for legal research and reference.

“Our collaboration with Emond Publishing is a milestone in our mission to empower legal professionals in Canada and elsewhere with comprehensive and reliable legal information resources,” said Masoud Gerami, Managing Director, vLex Global Markets. “Emond’s authoritative publications, when combined with our innovative research technology, will provide unmatched value to our users.”

Emond Publishing is renowned for its high-quality legal texts, which are written by the leading experts in their related fields. Emond’s portfolio covers a broad spectrum of legal disciplines, including but not limited to Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Administrative and Constitutional Law, Contracts and Remedies, and Employment, Labour, and Human Resources Law.

“Emond Publishing is delighted to partner with vLex. This partnership reflects our commitment to supporting the legal community with the best possible resources. vLex’s platform is the perfect complement to our content, providing an advanced, user-friendly interface for legal research.” - Debbie Hogan, VP Sales and Marketing, Emond Publishing.

Accessing Emond Publishing titles through vLex allows researchers to benefit from a suite of award-winning legal research technology, including Vincent AI, linking to primary authorities directly from secondary sources, in-service notes and annotations, and more. vLex’s platform, known for its intuitive interface and cutting-edge technology, enables users to conduct efficient and comprehensive legal research. The addition of Emond’s publications will further enhance the platform’s utility, making it an indispensable tool for legal professionals in Canada.

Additionally, Emond’s legal collections will sit alongside a large repository of Canadian case law, commentary, and international materials, which marks a significant step forward in the legal research landscape in Canada. This ensures Canadian legal professionals can have the best tools and resources at their fingertips.

About vLex

vLex is a global legal intelligence platform that provides legal professionals with access to the most extensive collection of legal and regulatory information worldwide, all on one award-winning and unique platform. After its April 2023 merger with Fastcase, vLex now includes the Fastcase, Docket Alarm and NextChapter brands. Trusted by more than two million lawyers, researchers, government departments, and law schools worldwide, vLex offers comprehensive and intuitive access to the law in more than 200 jurisdictions through an intelligent, AI-powered legal research platform.

Recognized by the Legaltech Breakthrough Awards as the Overall Legal Research Solution Provider of the Year 2022, vLex is a leader in legal AI and global intelligence. The recent merger with Fastcase has furthered vLex’s commitment to developing AI-driven solutions for the world's legal industry, and delivering the world's largest global law library of over one billion legal documents on a single platform, to enable legal professionals to work smarter and find relevant insights faster. For more information about vLex, visit www.vlex.com.

About Emond Publishing

Emond Publishing is a leading Canadian publisher of legal academic and professional resources, known for its quality content and expertise in legal education.

Founded by Professor Paul Emond, who published the very first Emond casebook in 1978. Since then, Emond Publishing has received multiple industry awards, including the 2020 and 2018 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing, the 2012 Donald Smiley Prize, the 2011 Donner Prize, and as the publisher of two Walter Owen Book Prize winners: Search and Seizure in 2021, and Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System in 2019.

Contact Information:

vLex: +1 800 335 6202, or email us at hello@vlex.com

Emond Publishing: Debbie Hogan, VP Sales & Marketing at DHogan@emond.ca