Thomson Reuters Completes Acquisition of Practical Law Company

        Thomson Reuters Completes Acquisition of Practical Law Company

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LONDON and NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013

LONDON and NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Thomson Reuters today
announced that it has completed the acquisition of Practical Law Company, a
leading provider of practical legal know-how and workflow tools.Practical Law
Company has operations in New York and London; terms of the deal were not

Thomson Reuters announced on January 3 that it had reached a definitive
agreement to acquire Practical Law Company. The acquisition, which was subject
to regulatory review in the U.S. and UK, has received Hart Scott Rodino
clearance in the U.S. In the UK, where Thomson Reuters made a voluntary
submission to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the review process is

Mike Suchsland, president of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, said, "The
completion of the acquisition positions Thomson Reuters with a comprehensive
portfolio of productivity solutions that combine the best legal information,
expert know-how resources and software tools and are geared to help in-house
lawyers and outside counsel work more efficiently and effectively. We look
forward to building upon each company's innovation, editorial legacy and
expertise to create even more powerful tools to support and improve the
practice of law."

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