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FindLaw Launches UK Site


Scott Augustin
Thomson Reuters, Legal
FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business
610 Opperman Drive
Eagan, MN 55123
LONDON and EAGAN, Minn., USA, July 19, 2010 -- FindLaw, the world's leading free legal website for consumers and businesses, today announced the launch of FindLaw UK ( -- a one-stop, comprehensive website for individuals and businesses in the U.K. seeking information on legal topics and solicitors.

FindLaw UK provides free information, such as helpful articles, frequently asked legal questions, blogs and community postings on a variety of legal issues, including marriage, divorce and separation, estate planning, immigration, starting a business, losing a job, online privacy, buying or selling property, and many others.

Users also can get help finding a solicitor who can assist with their legal issues. FindLaw UK offers Contact Law, a free service that connects people with recommended solicitors who can provide legal advice. Consumers can fill out a quick, easy online form and receive a response within 30 minutes. Contact Law has 5,000 pre-screened solicitors located throughout the U.K. who can help individuals and businesses in all areas of law.

"At FindLaw UK, people can learn about specific legal issues or learn how to navigate legal concerns by reading easy-to-follow guides, articles and blog posts, or posting questions in our online community," said Karl Florida, president, FindLaw. "We offer tips on how to find and hire an affordable, experienced solicitor to handle an individual's legal affairs. In addition, our Contact Law service provides an immediate solution to those consumers ready to speak to a solicitor. We expect FindLaw UK to be a substantial new source of inquiries for Contact Law member firms."

FindLaw has the most popular consumer legal website in the U.S., with more than 4 million unique visitors a month. In launching FindLaw UK, FindLaw is providing helpful legal information and resources specifically tailored to the needs of individuals and businesses in the U.K. FindLaw UK offers a one-stop online resource that can help people deal with the legal issues they may encounter.

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About FindLaw
FindLaw ( is the most popular consumer legal website in the world, offering free legal information and the largest online directory of lawyers, so consumers can find answers to their legal questions and an attorney, by practice area and location. FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business, is the leading provider of online lawyer and solicitor marketing services, providing the legal industry and consumers with the knowledge to act. The FindLaw team of designers and engineers creates results-oriented websites for attorneys and solicitors. Contact Law (, a FindLaw referral service, is the UK's leading provider of client introductions to UK small and medium-sized solicitor firms.

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