Simmons & Simmons launches internet service provider

City law firm Simmons & Simmons launched a free internet service aimed primarily at in-house lawyers and law student. provides free internet access, offers external links to legal research sites and a searchable database.

Legal experts will host regular on-line discussions, legal developments in the UK and the EU will be summarised and legal/ commercial points, such as a checklist for employment contracts, will be highlighted.

Senior partner, Bill Knight says: “I see developing as a thriving, interactive legal community which will set the agenda for legal debate and the standard for UK law firms. Our users will influence the way that elexica grows.”