Using Technology to Deliver Just and Expeditious Resolution of Proceedings

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 1 April 2021

A number of years ago, an outsourcing provider would consider a litigation matter of one hundred folders a huge job. The folders would be copied five times and sent out. Today, we see all different kinds of matters coming in to utilise ever-increasingly sophisticated discovery technology, but the hundred folder photocopy jobs are still here.

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Looking Forward into 2021: Current Trends in Litigation

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 8 February 2021

COVID-19 will continue to have significant impacts on litigation proceedings and the associated data management and eDiscovery challenges.

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Do Lawyers Need to Learn Code? The Role of eDiscovery Consultants

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 8 February 2021

The world of eDiscovery and, more broadly, legal process outsourcing, has changed quite dramatically over the past five to ten years. The number of documents that legal teams deal with day-to-day keeps increasing and data volumes containing information relevant to litigations continue to soar. The problem that legal teams have is that budgets are not growing with them.

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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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Looking Forward Into 2020: Industry Trends

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  • 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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Planning for and Managing an Investigation with eDiscovery

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 28 June 2018

We explore how electronic discovery (eDiscovery) tools can assist in planning for and managing an investigation.

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The Importance of Having an eDiscovery Expert on Your Side

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 28 June 2018

As a company we are incredibly proud of the growth of our eDiscovery & Consulting services since our investment in the technology back in 2004. At that time, we had been operating as a legal process outsourcing company specialising in the production and digitisation of legal documents for our clients (across private practice, government and corporate). However, we realised that the future of legal practice, particularly in the space of legal document review, was going to undergo an extreme amount of change in the short to mid-term. It would face challenges that could not be solved by traditional review practices. As a result, our eDiscovery/electronic team was born.

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The Rise and Rise of Electronic Discovery and Review

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 22 May 2018

And how you can get on top of it!

The acceleration of technology and explosion of data has rewritten the rules for traditional discovery. eDiscovery (electronic discovery) is increasingly recognised as an important aspect of the litigation process, by the justice system as well as prosecution and defence, but its complexity brings with it many challenges across resources, time and accuracy.

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Google Home as a Witness? Are you prepared to tackle the legal challenges posed by our data driven society?

  • Blog Post
  • Posted on 30 April 2018

A recent article by Erica Vowles and Jeremy Story Carter from the ABC (9 March) highlights the sort of challenges lawyers face today and that are only set to increase in the months and years to come! Are you ready?

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