The Challenges of Chat in eDiscovery as COVID Brings Changes in Work Behaviour and Working From Home

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 6 November 2020

By Guest Contributor, Chris Dale

In May 2011, a US Magistrate Judge talking at an eDiscovery event in London said that email's days of dominance were numbered. The next phase, he said, would be dominated by people sending short messages to each other and chatting. It would make discovery extremely difficult.

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Marketing Tips for Commercial Law Firms - Part 1

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 5 November 2020

In part one of this two part series, we look at five marketing tips for commercial law firms that are minimal cost and simple to implement, but will help prevent the ‘scatter gun’ approach to marketing that many firms fall prey to.

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Managing eDiscovery In-House: Key Tips

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 8 October 2020

Although COVID-19 has brought about significant changes in how litigation and arbitrations are run, particularly across borders, the costs for litigation and document review are still significant. Taking this into consideration, an increasing number of companies are looking at ways to bring eDiscovery in-house or at least parts of it.

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Managing a Team During Lockdown

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 September 2020

By Emma Barker, Global Head of Sales

Being based in Melbourne means I’m now in ISO2.0. I’ve been reflecting on my time working from home since March 2020 as I watch the native birds in the gum tree outside my home office. 

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Data Collection and Early Case Assessment for Investigations

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 September 2020

by David Kerstjens, Digital Forensics Lead Consultant

Data collection and analysis for investigations is very different to collection for discovery or review. This article discusses the differences; how Early Case Assessment (ECA) can assist and the benefits of using review technology.

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Spotlight on eDiscovery

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 September 2020

Despite the increasing prevalence of electronic discovery (eDiscovery) for the discovery of evidence in response to a request for production in a lawsuit or investigation, many people are still confused about what it encompasses.

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Meeting Document Management Protocols for Royal Commissions

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 3 August 2020

Every commission or inquiry has a ‘document management protocol’. These are the rules that govern how materials should be submitted. It assists the commission or inquiry navigate the complexities of numerous submissions from different organisations and individuals that it receives.

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Forensic Investigations and Cross-Border Matters

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 20 July 2020

By David Kerstjens, Digital Forensics Lead

What are the current trends in forensic investigations for cross-border matters? In this article, David Kerstjens, our Digital Forensics Lead, looks at the constant evolution in data types and volumes, and the ever-tightening data privacy laws and regulatory intervention.

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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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