Site awards / In the press

In the press

External recognition

Since its launch in November 1999 elexica has evolved as the vehicle for sharing our knowhow with clients and contacts, accumulating a number of awards on the way:

  • Simmons & Simmons LaunchPlus the winner of Best New Legal Product at the Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2016
  • navigator recognised as "Standout" for Innovation in Strategic Resourcing in FT's Innovative Lawyers Report 2015
  • unveiled the first dedicated online resource for start-up hedge fund managers in the London market: LaunchPlus, June 2015
  • shortlisted for Education and Training Initiative of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2013 for our elexica training resources
  • highly commended as one of the Most Innovative Law Firms in Client Service in the FT Innovative Lawyers Report 2013 for the AIFMD Toolkit microsite
  • shortlisted for Best Use of Technology at the British Legal Awards 2012
  • commended in the FT Innovative Lawyers Report 2012 as a “comprehensive online legal resource”
  • shortlisted as UK Sitecore Site of the Year 2012
  • elexica celebrates ten years as a leading legal online service, November 2009
  • Simmons & Simmons highly commended in the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2009 Client Service category for our innovative service to clients in response to the impact of the Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE) administration, which included the Lehman Brothers resource on elexica, October 2009
  • elexica video podcast launches on elexica and iTunes, February 2009
  • Simmons & Simmons navigator: funds highly commended in the Legal Technology Awards for client facing (commoditised) legal service of the year, January 2009
  • Simmons & Simmons navigator: funds commended in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2008 as a "unique resource" in client service, October 2008
  • elexica launches video and audio recordings, October 2008
  • Shortlisted for British Legal Awards 2007, "Best Use of Technology" for the elexica hosted Age Discrimination Campaign, November 2007
  • Simmons & Simmons navigator: funds launches on elexica and receives over 250 requests for further information within the first 24 hours, October 2007
  • Commended in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2007 for our online age discrimination resource, July 2007
  • Simmons & Simmons enewsletters fully integrate with elexica, 2007
  • Introduction of RSS feeds to supplement the email alerts service, October 2006
  • Redesign and relaunch, October 2006
  • Tiered access introduced on elexica, bringing exclusive access for clients to premium content, September 2005
  • BLT Portal launches in June 2005
  • elexica invited to feed into the Banking Legal Technology (BLT) Portal, 2004
  • Selected as a top 50 international legal site in Internet Marketing Attorney's Nifty Fifty for 2004 and 2005, June 2004
  • Finalist in the New Statesman's New Media Awards, June 2003
  • Winner of the Lawyer Legal Web Site Excellence Award, April 2003
  • Runner up in In Brief magazine's Law Office Technology Award "Best Legal Knowledge Management/Information Portal Project", November 2002
  • Featured as Internet Magazine's Site of the Week, May 2002
  • Winner of In Brief magazine's Law Office Technology Award "Best Legal Ecommerce Product", October 2001
  • Winner of In Brief magazine's Law Office Technology Award "Best Legal Knowledge Management Project", October 2001
  • Highly Commended in the London regional final of the DTI's UK online for business Ecommerce Awards 2001, June 2001
  • Rated 10/10 in the first 50 of Global Law's Top 100 Legal Web Sites, February 2001
  • elexica expands to include training modules, November 2000
  • Winner of In Brief Magazine's Legal Office Technology Award "Best Legal ECommerce Site", May 2000
  • Winner of The Lawyer Marketing Award 2000 "Best Use of New Media", February 2000
  • elexica launches on 22 November 1999 as online legal resource and ISP