Why you should care about metadata

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 October 2021

The frequently used definition of “data about data” provides a simple but adequate explanation for this increasingly important element of electronically stored information (ESI). Without realising it, you have probably viewed metadata many times by clicking on a document’s “properties” and checking the date it was created or who last edited it.

The question remains though, why would this concern today’s legal practitioners?

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The Role of Digital Forensics in eDiscovery

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 September 2021

We live in a digitised society, so it only makes sense that our courtrooms are also rapidly moving with this trend. Almost all litigation matters these days – from civil to criminal – involve some form of digital evidence. Computer hard drives and mobile devices are popular sources for collecting digital evidence.

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Perspective on eDiscovery

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 2 August 2021

Murali Baddula, Innovation Lead - I have worked for more than 20 years in litigation support services and now head up Law In Order’s Innovation Labs with a group of our internal consulting and development experts who are enthusiastic and think outside the box about innovation. In this role, I collaborate with our inhouse teams and external clients to design and implement workflows and new tools to achieve winning outcomes. 

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Digital Forensics for Family Law

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 2 August 2021

Family law disputes are amongst the most sensitive cases presented in the Australian courts. Digital forensics is becoming a necessary tool for supporting claims made in family court. Whilst digital forensics is more commonly used by the defence or prosecution in criminal investigations, it holds some merit with family law cases as well. From divorcing parents who are fighting for child custody to protection orders against domestic violence, having access to the right kind of digital evidence can bolster your case. 

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Tips for LinkedIn Beginners – Part 2

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 2 August 2021

In part two of this two part series, we’ll be focusing on how commercial law firms can improve the Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) of their firm’s LinkedIn account and how to measure success on LinkedIn over time.

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Law In Order ePrint App: A New Approach

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 July 2021

Our Innovation Lab has developed a new, innovative ePrint application that provides additional efficiency for all our client’s print jobs. This streamlining means we can provide greater value to our clients on any size printing project.

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Tips for LinkedIn Beginners – Part 1

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 July 2021

In this two part series, we’ll be providing some information to help commercial law firms get started on LinkedIn and also help lawyers improve their individual LinkedIn profiles.

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Information Governance and Litigation Readiness

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 June 2021

By Samantha Kelly, Review Solutions Lead, Consulting

Gone are the days of producing ten relevant folders in hard copy form, that hold all of the required information. Today we live in a data driven society.

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Four Reasons to Outsource Uplifting of Subpoena Documents

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 June 2021

Working out the requirements of each jurisdiction for accessing and reproducing subpoenaed documents at court, tribunals and commissions can be time-wasting and a headache. In this article, Kathleen Drown, Head of Operations, discusses the top four reasons to outsource accessing and reproducing subpoena documents.

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Overcoming eHearings Challenges in an Uncertain Time

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 May 2021

By Joshua Rizk, eHearings Lead Consultant

2020 was an uncertain and challenging time for everyone. A global pandemic brings along uncertainty and drastic changes to the way people live their day-to-day lives. The legal industry is no exception and for a system that focuses itself on procedure and timelines, COVID-19 immediately disrupted the courts and the legal practitioner’s mandate to achieve case management principles using traditional structures.

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