Spotlight on Legal Process Outsourcing

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 July 2020

This article looks at the portfolio of electronic paralegal services available to clients and how it can save practices and their clients time and money, so legal managers and administrators can focus on their core business.

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Royal Commission Response Tool Kit

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 June 2020

How We Assisted Two Clients Meet Tight Response Timeframes. 

We have recently been working with a number of clients regarding their response to Notices to Produce for major Royal Commissions. Initially, the Royal Commission sends a letter stating the types of information required on specific topics with a time period in which to produce.

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Managing Working from Home - How We Can Support You

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 7 May 2020

With the current lockdown still in place, we are finding that our clients are experiencing limited access to traditional office resources, a reduction in staffing numbers and a transition to new ways of working including more reliance on electronic solutions.

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How to Speak IT

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 5 May 2020

We speak to Rakesh Kirpalani, Chief Technology Officer at Drew & Napier about information governance, how external counsel can assist organisations with electronically stored information, the challenges for in-house lawyers who need to work with IT and how they can be addressed.

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How to Make Data Collection More ‘Effective’

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 2 April 2020

By David Kerstjens, Digital Forensics Lead

For multinational firms, there are a number of challenges during collections. These can include staff in different countries, data stored in physical data centres across the globe or data stored in the cloud. These can all present unique difficulties with accessing data. As such, it’s critical to ensure data is collected in the most efficient manner.

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Looking Forward Into 2020: Industry Trends

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 3 March 2020

The role of lawyers is set to change more rapidly in the next decade than it has in the last 100 years. Here is a summary of the biggest trends for 2020.

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Will 2020 see the end of Keywords in eDiscovery?

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 3 March 2020

By Phillip Buglass, Consulting Lead

For many years keyword searches have been, if not the gold standard then at least, the normal standard for identifying potentially relevant documents for legal review. With the advances made in Technology Assisted Review (TAR) however questions are raised as to whether keywords still have a place in eDiscovery. So, will 2020 see the end of keywords?

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Changes to High Court Appeal Books

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 4 February 2020

Starting from 1 January 2020, the High Court of Australia now provides for the electronic lodgement of Court documents.

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Computer Forensics and the Rise of the Drone

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 February 2020

By David Kerstjens, Digital Forensics Lead

With the festive season behind us, a whole new group of hobbyists will be flying their drones at the local park or down at the beach. This can be a nuisance for the general public, but drones can be used for much greater benefit or much greater havoc than this.

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The Risks of Self-Collection

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 28 November 2019

By David Kerstjens, Digital Forensics Lead

When digital evidence is required at the start of a matter, it’s easy to get swept up in the moment and start rushing to gather the evidence but this is a key time to step back, take a moment and reflect on the ultimate aim.

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