Lexis PSL

Lexis PSL

Lexis® PSL

An authoritative online tool developed by experts to aid legal practitioners and professionals in their myriad of challenges faced in contemporary legal practice. In a single platform, you can:

  • Access answers you need in clear, concise practice notes written by experts who've been there before - with direct links to the relevant regulatory rules and commentaries
  • Spend less time researching, cross-checking references and doing repetitive drafting
  • Get regular news updates, to help you keep an eye on what’s happening in the law and the market.

Built on the heritage of Butterworths, Tolley and the collective knowledge of hundreds of our lawyers and authors, Lexis®PSL helps you free up fee-earning time to get on with practicing the law. This single research solution offers practice notes, checklists, forms and precedents, drafting notes and legislation across a broad collection of 35 practice areas for U.K jurisdiction.

Lexis®PSL can aid your practice in 35 selected areas of law, including key areas like :

Arbitration Competition Intellectual Property
Banking & Finance Dispute Resolution Life Science
Corporate Energy Property
Corporate Crime Financial Services Risk and Compliance


Smarter and Intuitive Search Features

Intelligent search that takes you straight to the right answers in short, practice notes and client-ready materials.

  • Browse

    comprehensive topic coverage for each area of law

  • Search

    across types of content with word wheel function: Cases, Legislation, Forms, Precedents, Practice notes, News analysis.

  • Overview

    to provide you with an overview of the exact information and guidance by topic area

  • Practice notes

    practical guidance and best practice drafted by our lawyers

  • Legislation

    essential consolidated primary and secondary legislation

  • Cases

    cases from our extensive collection of Law Reports

  • Precedents

    precedents with drafting notes written by our team of expert lawyers, plus selected key precedents from authoritative Butterworths titles

Flowcharts and Checklists by Topics

Save time with Lexis® PSL. You can obtain quick answers and top tips by using easy-to-follow flowcharts and checklists, which simplifies complex matters.

Lexis® Smart - The smart way to complete forms and precedents

Spend up to 80% less time drafting documents. Lexis® Smart under Lexis® PSL helps you save time and deliver better client service by providing you with the tools to create quality contract drafts more quickly and accurately than ever before.

Developed in partnership with Adobe and Business Integrity, the leader in document assembly and contract management with large law firms, Lexis® Smart guides you through precedents, building up documents according to your answers to pertinent questions.

  • Comprehensive range with over 300 precedents across a range of Practice Areas
  • Always up-to-date. We have over 100 professional support lawyers and experts updating our bank of precedents continually
  • Direct links to expert guidance and commentary on Lexis® PSL

Daily alerts

Stay in touch with the latest legal developments by setting up daily alerts with Lexis® PSL.


Speed up and simplify your work

Developed by expert lawyers from firms like yours, Lexis®PSL gives you the guidance, forms, precedents for the matters you are dealing with enabling you to increase profit potential byb taking on more revenue – generating work across a greater variety of matters.

Gives quick answers and top tips, and easy-to-follow flowcharts to simplify complex matters

Our precedents and comprehensive drafting notes cite and link directly to the underlying authority and the most trusted sources for expert insight and commentary including Halsbury’s, Butterworths, Tolley, Harvey, The Green Book , All England Law Reports and more.

  • Forms can be edited and completed online
  • Save valuable time by using our automated tools
  • Control costs by reducing spend on multiple overlapping sources of legal information
  • Receive daily alerts to stay in touch with the latest legal developments
  • Meet your deadlines by completing work more quickly and delivering within agreed timescales
  • Reduce risk by ensuring you are more confident in the accuracy of your advice