What is Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance?

Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance is the trusted online ‘how-to’ of legal practice. A leap beyond traditional legal research, Practical Guidance is a results-oriented solution that helps you through the completion of tasks.

Our modules are written by trusted specialists practising in Malaysia & Singapore. With step-by-step guidance, legislation, cases, checklists, tools, forms and precedents in one place, you can work more efficiently and be confident that you’re getting things right.

Why Choose Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance?

Start on Point

Concise guidance notes are a roadmap for your matter, ensuring you start and stay on the right track.

Save Time

Get to the answer quicker with relevant information all in one place.

Tick All the Boxes

Tools and checklists bring you through pertinent processes, while forms and precedents help you produce fast and accurate documents.

Stay Informed

Latest legal updates alert you to changes in your areas of practice.

Delve Deeper

Direct links to LexisNexis commentary products and primary law.

Consult the Experts

Leverage on the collective experience of practicing specialists.

What's In It For You?

Overviews

Clear and concise introductions to each topic, or comprehensive elaboration of practical issues for your every need.

Precedents

A wide variety of templates for drafting agreements written exclusively for Lexis Practical Guidance by local experts, regularly updated to reflect developments in law and practice.

Single Log-in

Accessible via the Lexis Advance platform, allowing single log-in to both research and guidance. Shift between multi-jurisdictional modules on one platform. Alternate between Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong modules at the click of a button.

Practice Notes

Step-by-step guidance to handling client matters from beginning to end, with hyperlinks to cases, legislation and other related resources.

Checklists & Flowcharts

Easy-to-read point form guidance, with visual explanation of complex legal procedures.

Alternative Clauses

    Clauses for even the most specific needs of your business.

Drafting Notes

Explains the rationale behind a clause, describes the correlation to other relevant clauses, and highlights common pitfalls.

Explore for Yourself

Corporate laws are constantly evolving and changing. Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance – Corporate Module allows you to keep up with ease.

Quickly understand the practical application of the law, access quality precedents with accompanying drafting notes, and enhance your project management efficiencies so you can spend the time to invest in high value client transactions with Practical Guidance – Corporate.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Audit and auditors
  • Company incorporation
  • Company management
  • Corporate governance
  • Directors and company secretaries
  • Equity capital markets
  • Joint ventures
  • Labuan companies
  • Meetings and resolutions
  • Private M&A
  • Reorganisation, restructuring and insolvency
  • Share capital

We understand accessing a broad range of information sources is time consuming, inefficient and sometimes puts you at risk of using out of date information. Whatever the challenge, Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance – Commercial module is the place to start for commercial law practitioners.

This module pulls together the practical know-how in commercial considerations presented in a curated collection of precedent templates, checklists and flowcharts. These practical insights are backed by hyperlinks to relevant legislation and case law.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Advertising, marketing and sponsorship
  • Consumer credit and protection
  • Contract
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Franchising, agency and distribution
  • Financial distress, bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Intellectual property
  • Joint ventures and collaboration agreements
  • Sale and supply of goods
  • Sales and supply of services
  • Tax and insurance

The Data Privacy and Protection module will equip users with a legal yet practical understanding of the Personal Data Protection Act that governs the collection, use, disclosure and care of personal data in Singapore.

Through a collection of practical commentaries, policy templates and checklists written by legal experts, users can navigate the minefield of data governance and data protection to confidently implement data protection policies and processes for their organisations.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Personal data protection regime in Singapore
  • Collection of personal data
  • Use of personal data
  • Disclosure of personal data
  • Storage of personal data
  • Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • Information management and security
  • Employee data and monitoring
  • PDPA in specific situations
  • Marketing and ePrivacy

The Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance – Dispute Resolution module covers key dispute resolution processes, offering step-by-step guidance and resources for the practice of civil litigation, arbitration, mediation and adjudication.

The Dispute Resolution module offers practical guidance with legal analysis that allows you to work with confidence and make the most informed decisions.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • ADR
  • Applicable law and jurisdiction
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration under Arbitration Act 2005
  • Enforcement
  • Evidence and discovery
  • Injunctions and other relief orders
  • Judicial review
  • Limitation
  • Litigation
  • Winding up and Bankruptcy

Staying up to date with the wide array of local Singapore employment law matters doesn’t mean you have to spend hours conducting legal research.

The Employment Module provides you with instant access to practical information and resources across topics such as recruitment, starting employment, pay benefits and tax, restrictive covenants, ending employment, employment disputes and trade unions.

Written by trusted local employment experts, they are up-to-date materials that you can rely on.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Domestic inquiry
  • Employment disputes
  • Key developments – legislation tracker, news and analysis
  • Pay and benefits
  • Protected rights in employment
  • Recruitment
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Starting employment
  • Termination of employment
  • Trade unions and industrial action

The Singapore Family Law module is the first of its kind that pioneers the importance of cases in the application of law. Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance provides users with concise and in-depth case summaries of both landmark cases and supplemental cases in Singapore and the United Kingdom, where relevant.

Such a feature will ensure users are able to access the law in minimal time but with excellent results. The Singapore Family Law module further provides family lawyers with step by step processes of the law, simplistic yet thorough overviews of the current law as well as sample precedents that can be applied and used by the practitioner by merely filling in the blanks.

The Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance — IP & IT Module offers you a database of news and current materials to keep you up to date anywhere, anytime.

The IP section provides full coverage of copyright, trademarks, patents and design rights matters, and comes replete with guides on application, licensing, reinstatement and deregistration procedures, as well as templates catering to myriad situations, with a clause bank for further variation.

IT topics of concern are addressed in the data protection, cybersecurity, social media and e-commerce segments, while a special corporate chapter provides insight into the handling of IP & IT issues in M&As. Whether a practitioner or in-house counsel, IP & IT module has the content that allows you to stay relevant in this fast-changing field with maximum ease.

Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance – Private Client Module offers step-by-step guidance for practitioners serving individuals and families on a wide variety of matters such as wills, probates, trusts and taxes.

The Private Client module is an unparalleled trove of precedents with drafting notes, alternative clauses, model letters along with helpful checklists and flowcharts. By aggregating the relevant practical content and guidance you need to tackle the matter at hand, we help you make the most of your time. When private clients ask questions, they expect answers – right away.

Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance Tax is a 'how-to' resource for tax practitioners, accountants and lawyers dealing with tax matters. The module provides step-by-step guidance and best practice advice, supported by on-point cases, legislation, checklists, forms and precedents.

Lexis Practical Guidance Tax showcases suggested best practices when dealing with tax advisory, compliance and legal issues. Authored by specialist contributors from top tax, accounting and law firms, as well as in-house counsels and industry experts, Lexis Practical Guidance Tax delivers their expertise to your fingertips.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Property Tax
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Companies and Corporate Tax

Get in Touch

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).