Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thomson Reuters 6th eDisclosure Forum in London

It is Friday night as I start writing this. I am in BA’s lounge at Washington Dulles Airport after the two-day Georgetown Advanced eDiscovery Institute. There I took part in an international panel, talked and/or listened to the Who’s Who … Continue reading

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Consultation paper on Discovery in Australian Federal Courts

If Lord Justice Jackson’s review of Civil Litigation Costs included the most important summary of disclosure and e-disclosure of 2010, the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Discovery Review will be the key analysis of 2011. The Attorney General’s terms of reference … Continue reading

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Two podcasts and a video on electronic disclosure

I have done two podcasts and a video recently which you may find a painless way of absorbing information about electronic disclosure. I was interviewed last week by Karl Schieneman of ESIBytes earlier this week, on an introduction from Mike … Continue reading

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A week of law, justice and public opinion

Last week saw the mobilisation of a large body of opinion via Twitter in support of the airport “joker” Paul Chambers. If we cannot exactly claim success, we have at least seen how quickly a mass protest can pick up. … Continue reading

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The InnoXcell eDiscovery Exchange Platform in Singapore

The InnoXcell eDiscovery Exchange Platform in Singapore seems months ago, though I have in fact been back for only a fortnight. I wrote briefly about it then (A quick ediscovery trip to Singapore)  and promised a round-up of the sessions. … Continue reading

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6th Annual eDisclosure Forum on 15 November

I am co-chairman, with Browning Marean and George Socha, of the Thomson Reuters / Sweet & Maxwell Sixth Annual eDisclosure Forum on 15 November at Canary Wharf in London. Speakers include Senior Master Whitaker, HHJ Simon Brown QC, Mark Surguy … Continue reading

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If judges can rate barristers then barristers should be able to rate judges

The Master of the Rolls is considering the idea that judges should rate the quality of the barristers who appear before them, with marks out of ten for various elements in their performance – a kind of Strictly Come Advocating, … Continue reading

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From Clearwell in Cornhill to Millnet on Millbank via Memory Lane

I went to Millnet’s 15th birthday party on Friday and, in consequence, wound up with very sore feet. That is not the non-sequitur which it may appear to be. The day began with an e-disclosure talk and ended with an … Continue reading

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Rybak v Langbar sends warning to those who destroy evidence

Extreme cases do not necessarily add materially to our understanding or give us as much guidance for the future as one might think. Rybak & Ors v Langbar International Ltd [2010] EWHC 2015 (Ch) (09 July 2010)  is what would … Continue reading

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A useful guide to sources on EU Data Privacy Laws

The Guidance Software Newsroom carries a new article by Denise Backhouse of the eData Practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP headed Master European Data Privacy Laws. I refer you to it because it is expressly intended as a guide … Continue reading

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Changes in the UK eDisclosure market: Huron acquires Trilantic just after Grant Thornton acquires Legal Inc

The consolidation of the UK and international e-discovery market took a further step today when Huron Consulting Group announced the acquisition of Trilantic. This follows the recent announcement that Grant Thornton had added Legal Inc’s people and expertise to its … Continue reading

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Getting back to the e-Disclosure day job

Although it may seem that I spend most of my time in the departure lounges of the world, travel is a relatively small element of a typical month’s work. I am back to the meetings, the platform and media opportunities … Continue reading

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Master Whitaker and Trilantic encourage e-Disclosure in Dubai

There is much emphasis in these pages on the fact that discovery of documents (“disclosure”, for some reason, in England & Wales) is a common law tradition not found in civil law jurisdictions such as those of mainland Europe. We … Continue reading

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Another London doorway to Equivio technology

Legastat is the latest London-based e-disclosure services provider to offer Equivio’s technology for speeding up the identification of redundant data and enabling early case assessment. It is not the only such provider, and the same technology is available as integrated … Continue reading

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