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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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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