Chrome Extension

1. What is it? Benefits?

The vLex Chrome extension saves you time and improves the quality of your daily work:

  • Incorporates relevant vLex results into your Google searches when you use the Chrome browser
  • Automatically enriches the pages you visit with links and references to the most relevant documents on the vLex platform.
Feature availability:

The vLex Chrome extension is free for all plans, including both subscription clients and vLex Open (free service) users. Currently it is available to users worldwide. However, the experience is more inclusive for users with a plan from United States, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Peru.

2. Installation

2.1 Go to the Chrome Store and click on the button at the top of the page (“Add to Chrome”) to start the installation.


2.2 When the installation process has finished, you will see an icon appear next to your navigation bar.

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Extension installed, you can now begin to enjoy its benefits!

3. Incorporate vLex into your search results

3.1 When you perform a search in Google you will see that, when searching in legal terms, an additional box appears with results and any related legal news highlighted in vLex.

3.2 Click on the result you are interested in to access it directly on vLex

  • If you are logged into vLex, it will directly show you the results on the vLex page
  •  If you are not logged into vLex , it will ask you to log in to access the content

Search results: What content will appear?

If you have the vLex Chrome extension, relevant results will appear for legal searches corresponding to the plan of the country you have purchased (or of the vLex Open of the specific country if you are not a subscription customer). Currently, results will appear for users with plans from the United States, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Peru.

The Chrome extension automatically enriches all of the pages that you visit with links to vLex and references to relevant legal documents cited on that page.

Enriched pages: What cites does the extension recognize?

If you have the vLex extension installed, you can enrich pages you visit with cites to documents from any country, regardless of the product you purchased.

Currently the extension recognizes cites to legislation and case law content from the United States, Spain, Mexico and Colombia. It recognizes case law cites from Canada and India. It also recognizes cites to legislation from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela and the European Union

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Updated on March 6, 2019

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