Redundancies as LexisNexis cuts off books

<p>LexisNexis, the legal arm of Reed Elsevier, is to sell much of its legal and tax list, and is consulting with a large number of staff over the resulting job cuts.

The sale of its academic law list to Oxford University Press was announced this week. David Wells, LexisNexis spokesman, said a second deal for the other lists was expected to be tied up in a few weeks' time. The company was seeking to focus on online delivery to reflect a change in customers' needs. "We took a long look at the hardcopy publishing to decide which titles we wanted to keep."

Its Irish and Scottish offices will cl...

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