Press Release: LexisNexis® and Lawctopus Announce Collaboration

LexisNexis® and Lawctopus Announce Collaboration

LexisNexis® collaborates with Lawctopus on several areas of mutual interest.

Gurgaon, India, July 05, 2014 –(– LexisNexis and Lawctopus announced a broad-based, yet deep collaboration on several areas of mutual interest. Under the arrangement, Lawctopus will help LexisNexis understand and reach out to the law student market through its platform while LexisNexis will certify and award law students who write top-notch content for Lawctopus.

Lawctopus is a 4 year old web based start-up, which grew from a hobbyist blog started from an NUJS, Kolkata dorm room to becoming India’s most popular website for law students. Today, Lawctopus reaches out to 85,000+ visitors a month and employs college managers across 75 law schools in India.

“LexisNexis is one of the most preferred and leading Professional Legal Publishing and Online Research Solutions provider globally and in India. We started LexisNexis® Academic vertical in India last year to focus on Law School Instructor and Student needs better. We have built an innovative portfolio of Academic products covering a wide set of text books, test-prep and reference books in a very short span of time. Lawctopus has built itself into a popular, trusted brand for law students in India. We would love to reach out to our young readers through their platform to get more insights on how to serve this segment better,” said Vikesh Dhyani, Director & Head of Marketing for LexisNexis India.

“Partnering with a renowned brand like LexisNexis is a dream-come-true for any start-up. Our content is crowd-sourced with the only incentive being the happy feeling you get when contributing to a community! With LexisNexis awarding and certifying our writers, we can surely look forward towards more excellent content being published on Lawctopus,” said Tanuj Kalia, CEO and Publishing Editor of Lawctopus.

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LexisNexis® Academic is the Academic division of LexisNexis® and publishes several books a year comprising of popular Text-books like DD Basu’s – Introduction to Constitution, Pillai on Criminal Law, Alka Chawla on Copyright Law and Poonam Pradhan Saxena on Family Law. It also publishes innovative series of books like the Quick Reference Guides (QRG series) for preparing for Exams by revising and remembering all important concepts/topics. LexisNexis® Academic has also started a new CATAPULT series for Test-Prep books like the Short notes & MCQ series and the Judicial Service Exam guides that enable students to succeed in various competitive exams. Besides these there are more series like HOW TO series and the SKILL series that provide practical guidance to the students. LexisNexis® Academic envisions to improve the quality of learning and training resources, elevate standards of education and create a future workforce of well-educated and more competent legal and tax professionals.