Category Archives: Consilio

Consilio webinar on 6 December: Riskcovery: Early investigation and ECA insights

Consilio is producing a webinar tomorrow, 6 December, in conjunction with DiscoverReady which it recently acquired (I wrote about that here). The webinar is called Riskcovery: Early investigation and ECA insights. It is about effective investigations and compliance workflows with … Continue reading

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Consilio’s search for differentiated solutions takes it to DiscoverReady

A little over half a year has passed since Consilio acquired Advanced Discovery. Now it has acquired DiscoverReady, bringing its presence to more than 70 offices, review centres and data centres in 11 countries. In the Consilio press release, Consilio … Continue reading

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James MacGregor joins Consilio as managing director in charge of the UK sales team

The now-completed merger between Consilio and Advanced Discovery makes the London office of the combined business a very significant player in the eDiscovery / eDisclosure market. Consilio has appointed James MacGregor as managing director in charge of its sales team in … Continue reading

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Consilio recorded webinar: investigation and litigation in China – eDiscovery challenges

Cross-border discovery, and collection in foreign jurisdictions is rarely easy. Those who think it is difficult to collect data in the EU, where privacy restraints conflict with US discovery requirements, may care to think how much harder it is to … Continue reading

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Consilio webinar on 13 June: mobile devices and the changing landscape of eDiscovery

The merger between Consilio and Advanced Discovery, which I wrote about here, has now taken place. The combined company is presenting a webinar on 13 June with the title Mobile devices and the changing landscape of eDiscovery. The amount of … Continue reading

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Consilio webinar on 6 June: Sightline – All-in-one next generation eDiscovery platform

Consilio is giving a webinar on 6 June about its new eDiscovery platform called Sightline. Sightline has its own (rather good) section on the Consilio website which describes how Sightline was built from the ground up to manage eDiscovery, data exploration … Continue reading

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Stats for the Consilio and Advanced Discovery merger and the launch of a Dublin office

I reported here on the merger between two already large players in the worldwide eDiscovery market, Consilio and Advanced Discovery including an interview with CEO Andy Macdonald. That merger has now completed its formal stages and there is an infographic here … Continue reading

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Consilio and Advanced Discovery to merge as clients say “grow with us”

Consilio and Advanced Discovery, each of them already a major player in the global eDiscovery market, are to merge, with investment company GI partners taking a majority stake in the merged business. The Consilio press release says that the combined … Continue reading

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Interview: Ben Rusch of Consilio on the practical problems of collecting data in the EU

Ben Rusch is a solicitor and Vice President of Document Review Services at Consilio in London. He took part in a panel discussion on privacy, data protection and cross-border discovery which I moderated at ILTA 2017 in Las Vegas, where … Continue reading

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Interview: Doug Ventola of Consilio on law firm diversity and other criteria which matter to clients

I recently moderated a panel in Toronto whose theme was the continuing importance of the human element in the provision of legal services. One of the examples I drew on was the fact that, for all their focus on cost … Continue reading

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Off to ILTA in Las Vegas to talk about EU data and to do some interviews

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. ILTA works hard all year encouraging the sharing of ideas between those whose business involves (or should involve) the application of technology to a wide range of legal functions and issues. For many, … Continue reading

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Consilio: can you trust law firms with your data?

I remember as a young solicitor being at a meeting with a partner who was asked about the security of information held in the offices. The security, he said, lay in the fact that it was all too boring and … Continue reading

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Cross-border discovery and data protection in Dublin with the Sedona Conference

I am back from the Ninth Annual Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection Laws organised by The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 (Sedona Working Groups are explained here). It took place in County Kildare, just outside … Continue reading

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The Sedona Conference: discussing cross-border eDiscovery and data protection in London and Ireland

On 3 May, I took part in a panel organised by the Sedona Conference Working Group 6 on cross-border discovery and data protection laws. The event, sponsored by Swiss Re and Consilio, was moderated by Monika Kuschewsky of Squire Patton … Continue reading

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Sedona Conference WG6 event in London on 3 May: the challenges of cross-border data transfers

The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 covers international electronic information management, discovery and disclosure, including data protection issues. WG6 has three membership-building events coming up, one in Chicago on 24 April, one in London on 3 May and one in … Continue reading

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Consilio offers External Spend Optimisation for corporate law departments

Part of the rationale behind Consilio’s acquisition of Huron Legal was to expand its involvement in helping corporations understand and measure their external spending on legal services. It is trite to say that legal departments want to reduce their budgets and … Continue reading

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Interview: Robin Snasdell of Consilio talks about the value of contract management

Robin Snasdell is Managing Director at Consilio. I interviewed him recently, and asked him to explain what contract management is and why companies would go to Consilio for help with it. Robin Snasdell says that companies which are engaged in … Continue reading

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Data protection, TAR and data security dominate my corner of Legaltech

I have already written short holding post about Legaltech (Not yet my Legaltech report) which includes links to posts by others. This article focuses on my own small corner of this vast event. Oh, and yes, I know it was … Continue reading

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Consilio acquires EQD to extend geographic coverage and sector expertise

In recent months, global eDiscovery provider Consilio has acquired Huron Legal and Proven, acquisitions which brought Consilio new areas of activity as well as strengthening existing expertise and reach. Now Consilio has acquired eDiscovery services provider EQD, a Houston-based eDiscovery, … Continue reading

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Nuix and Consilio seminar on 24 and 25 August: eDiscovery and information governance in Office 365

Nuix and Consilio join forces on 24 August in San Francisco and on 25 August in Cupertino to lead a half-day seminar on eDiscovery and information governance challenges for Office 365 data. Those who attend will come away with strategies, … Continue reading

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Consilio paper: How technology can support data protection compliance

Today, the European Commission launched the EU–US Privacy Shield with the headline “Stronger protection for transatlantic data flows”. The European Commission press release is here and the reciprocal Remarks by the US Secretary of Commerce are here. This seems a … Continue reading

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Consilio Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series – closes 15 July

Consilio and The General Counsel Forum have launched the 2016 Law Department Benchmarking Performance Series with their Survey No 1: Foundational Metrics. The aim is to and gain insight into metrics and trends driving law department operations with metrics such … Continue reading

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Pyrrho, GDPR, banking compliance and US-UK differences at the Relativity Spring Roadshow

I have written about the Relativity Spring Roadshow and linked to the products announced at it. I turn now to the four sessions which preceded CEO Andrew Sieja’s keynote. I will not try and summarise each of the panels, not … Continue reading

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Consilio: 11.5 million reasons for law firms to take data security seriously

Even before its acquisition of Huron Legal, Consilio was extending its range from international eDiscovery services into consultancy and pre-emptive advice to organisations about the management and control of information. Huron Legal’s range of services included a strong specialisation in … Continue reading

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Consilio webinar with Exterro on 27 April: working with IT and Legal effectively

Consilio is producing a webinar in conjunction with Exterro for broadcast on 27 April with the title Working with IT / Legal effectively. It covers a long-standing issue within many organisations – communication between IT and legal departments. Legal and … Continue reading

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Relativity Spring Roadshow in London on 3 May

Last year’s London Relativity Spring Roadshow was probably the largest single gathering of eDiscovery providers and users seen in the UK. This year’s Roadshow, taking place on 3 May at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel, will probably be even larger. Along … Continue reading

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Consilio survey: inadvertent disclosure of sensitive data of cloud-based applications

Consilio has long been known as a global expert in eDiscovery and document review services. Increasingly, and not least since its acquisition of Huron Legal last year, it is extending its reach into the wider field of law firm and … Continue reading

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Legaltech interviews by Doug Austin

If there is anything better than conducting interviews oneself, it is the opportunity to pass on first-rate interviews conducted by somebody else. Doug Austin, Professional Services Manager for CloudNine Discovery and the editor of eDiscovery Daily, made use of LegalTech … Continue reading

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Huron Legal + Consilio publish Law Department Benchmarking Report

Among the good things which Consilio took on when it acquired Huron Legal was the annual Law Department Benchmarking Report which is now in its sixth year. Data was taken from 119 companies about how they run their internal operations, … Continue reading

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Moving from the tactical to the strategic as Consilio buys Huron Legal

“In small operations, everyone is doing something tactical every day. Now we can think strategically, with account managers focusing on the objectives of corporations and law firms, not just pushing data from the left to the right” This seemed to … Continue reading

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Discriminating between disclosure and discovery – a recap

Some questions come round so often that it is easiest to refer to the last time I answered them, or the time before, or the time before that. I come across Alison North at information governance events – she is … Continue reading

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Jonathan Maas of Huron Legal talks about helping lawyers identify the scope of eDisclosure

I have recently done a number of events with Jonathan Maas of Huron Legal, talking to barristers and solicitors in Leeds and London, at ILTA Insight and in Brussels. His consistent theme has been the need for lawyers to identify … Continue reading

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Cross-border discovery, unconventional sources of data and some unexpected artificial intelligence in Brussels

The core of this post is my account of the LawTech Europe Congress in Brussels. If the opening wrap-around stuff about Brussels, Bruges, bureaucrats and a Belgian farm is not to your taste, you can skip straight to the heading … Continue reading

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Video: Matthew Davis of Consilio talks about his move from a law firm to Consilio

Matthew Davis has long been that rare thing, a litigation support lawyer in a law firm. Hogan Lovells has had the benefit of his expertise in this area for many years, but now he has moved out of private practice … Continue reading

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eDiscovery conference in Dublin on 13 November

I spoke last year at an eDiscovery conference organised by LaTouche Training at Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin. The event was a success, and is being repeated this year, on Friday 13 November at the same venue. Its website is … Continue reading

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Come to ILTA Insight in London on 12 November

ILTA Insight takes place in London on 12th November at the attractive 155 Bishopsgate. ILTA Insight’s title this year is Subject Matters, and the key themes include business and strategy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, knowledge management and eDisclosure. The event is … Continue reading

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The Chronicle of eDiscovery for Financial Services

A new resource called the Chronicle of eDiscovery for Financial Services has begun publication with the ambition to bring together experts in the fields of eDiscovery, data forensics and information management and governance with a particular focus on financial services. Its … Continue reading

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eDiscovery talks in Leeds and London with Zenith Chambers, Hardwicke and Huron Legal

Did you hear the one about the party who lost a £50m claim, without any discussion of the pleaded issues, thanks to disclosure failures? Or the case where the judge decided against hearing an expensive application for specific disclosure, saying that the party allegedly … Continue reading

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Consilio acquires predictive coding company Backstop

Consilio provides eDiscovery and document review services based on its own proprietary eDiscovery review platform Global RPM. Since 2013, Consilio has integrated ‘s technology-assisted review and predictive coding technology from Backstop into global rpm. This has been so successful that Consilio … Continue reading

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Documents win cases! Huron Legal and Zenith Chambers join forces to discuss eDisclosure in Leeds on 20 October

On 20 October, Huron Legal, in conjunction with Zenith Chambers and with me, will be talking about the disclosure and evidence in Leeds with in a session entitled Documents win cases! The event starts at 4:00pm with a panel discussion … Continue reading

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Consilio extends its document review services in Asia-Pacific

Consilio’s recent partnership with Shamrock Capital Advisors brought with it the promise of yet further expansion for an eDiscovery company whose reach extends year by year. Consilio already has review centres in Hong Kong and Tokyo amongst the nine such … Continue reading

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Huron Legal seeks input for the 6th Annual Law Department Benchmarking Survey

I wrote here about Huron Legal’s last Law Department Benchmarking Survey and interviewed Huron’s Bret Baccus. Huron’s summary of the 2014 survey results is here Huron Legal and The General Counsel Forum are now gathering data for the next benchmarking … Continue reading

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Getting the eDiscovery / eDisclosure terminology right when selling to lawyers

Huron Legal has republished the useful article called eDiscovery / eDisclosure in the EU  written for ILTA by Jonathan Maas of Huron Legal and Vince Neicho of Allen & Overy. It begins with a guide to what “Europe” is, aimed … Continue reading

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Wide range of subjects and speakers at InSig2 Lawtech Europe Congress in Brussels in October

Lawtech Europe Congress, rebranded as InSig2 Lawtech 2015, has hitherto taken place in Prague. This year it moves to Brussels, taking place at the Management Centre Europe on 26-27 October 2015. There are two keynote speakers. The first is by … Continue reading

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Contrasting “that whole truth and justice approach that us Yanks have” with the rest of the world. Really?

Those who skim articles rather than read them might conclude that this post is anti-US in tone. It is not – half my audience comes from the US and I am interested in balanced views not competing claims for purity. … Continue reading

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Bret Baccus of Huron Legal talks about the Huron IMPACT Benchmarking Survey

In January 2015, Huron Legal released its IMPACT Benchmarking Survey on Law Department legal spend. In this video, Bret Baccus, senior director at Huron Legal, talks about some of the main points which arose from the survey. No one factor, … Continue reading

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Neota Logic expands into the UK with appointment of Greg Wildisen as International Managing Director

If I were a technology investor, I would have put money into Neota Logic when I first heard about it. That would partly have reflected my faith in John Lord, the man who founded nMatrix, sold it to Epiq Systems … Continue reading

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Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit in London on 12-14 May

This year sees the 10th anniversary of the Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit, to be held at the Waldorf Hilton in London between 12 and 14 May. This event is, by a wide margin, the biggest event in the UK … Continue reading

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Huron Legal expands its litigation management services with Allegory Law alliance

Litigation is a project in which the prime lawyer input of strategy, tactics and advocacy is only a part of the set of factors which must be marshalled and controlled to bring a case to a successful conclusion on time and … Continue reading

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Electronic Discovery: The In-housers take charge

The Spring edition of Ethical Boardroom carries an article by me called Electronic Discovery: The in-housers take charge. You will find it at page 135 here I do not usually write for other publications. I have to produce quite enough … Continue reading

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Asia Technology Summit in Hong Kong in March 2014

As part of my record of the year 2014, I am publishing belatedly the photograph sets from some of the events which I attended in 2014. Among them was the Asia Technology Summit in Hong Kong in March 2014. We have had the … Continue reading

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InnoXcell conference in Hong Kong in April 2014 – Part 2

I have made my excuses in an earlier article for waiting so long to publish these photographs of an event which took place so many months ago. By this stage, their significance, if any, is historic, part of the record of … Continue reading

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Why I go to LegalTech

This is personal – it is about what I go to LegalTech for. As I make clear below, if you are a potential buyer of software, then LegalTech is the perfect place to see demos of everything relevant under one … Continue reading

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The run-up to LegalTech 2015 in New York

Apart from the big story of last week, Microsoft’s acquisition of Equivio, most of my output in the last few days has been about events planned for LegalTech 2015 which takes place in New York from 3 to 5 February. … Continue reading

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Career variety: energy risk, litigation budgets and Irish eDiscovery in three days

The scene: a dark cobbled lane, with dim lamps redolent of Dickens’ London, by an arch leading to a small alley. I am on the phone to my wife. Todd Horst, the US-based marketing director of eDiscovery / eDisclosure provider Consilio … Continue reading

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Identifying opportunities at the second ALM – ILTA Legal Technology Summit in Hong Kong

ALM and ILTA brought their second Asia Legal Technology Summit to Hong Kong in March. I make no apology for reporting on this event several weeks after it took place. I went on a long trip to the US almost immediately … Continue reading

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Evidence, privacy and proportionality at Lawtech Europe Congress in Prague

I have no particular ambition to write up events as soon as they finish. Distance lends perspective, and anything worth reporting at all will be as valuable a couple of months later. The Civil Procedure Rules of England and Wales … Continue reading

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Reducing the number of documents to be reviewed

Charles Christian’s Legal IT Insider has published a very good article by Drew Macaulay, Managing Director of Consilio in London. Its title is Establishing effective cost controls in litigation and regulatory investigations, and gives the same emphasis to budgets as … Continue reading

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EDiscovery leaders and career opportunities highlighted by US legal publications

Electronic Discovery / eDisclosure is a new discipline. It has passed the Wild West stage but it is still new enough and small enough that the contribution of its founding members can be recognised with the perspective of time. Three … Continue reading

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Cicayda, kCura and Huron Legal in one trip – 3 – Relativity Fest and Huron Legal in Chicago

This is the third of three posts in which I tell of a trip to Nashville and Chicago in October with my son William. I took part in events or meetings with the three companies named in my title – … Continue reading

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Cicayda, kCura and Huron Legal in one trip – Part 2 – with Cicayda in Nashville

This is the second part of my account of a trip to the US in October. My son William and I went to Nashville and Chicago where I took part in events or meetings with the three companies named in … Continue reading

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Cicayda, kCura and Huron Legal in one trip – Part 1: setting the scene

I was not intending to go to the US in October. September included a trip to Hong Kong and a holiday. October had several UK engagements in it as well as a conference in Prague. The potential US events – … Continue reading

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Hong Kong (again) with Epiq and pending events with iCONECT, Cicayda and kCura

I have just been back to Hong Kong, this time to moderate a panel of litigation lawyers brought together by Thomson Reuters’ Asian Legal Business and by Epiq Systems. Epiq’s Celeste Kemper was in the chair. Our agenda was cut … Continue reading

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Talking and listening in Hong Kong with Epiq and Consilio

I was back in Hong Kong recently, my third trip there in recent months. The primary purpose of this visit was to deliver a talk to the Hong Kong Academy of Law in the company of Epiq Systems. I went … Continue reading

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Consilio team to take Tough Mudder challenge for Help for Heroes

There is something about wounded soldiers which incites people to do extraordinary things to raise money in their support. Soldiers face hard physical challenges just to do their job, and those who come home terribly wounded inspire ordinary people to … Continue reading

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Nigel Murray cycles again for Help for Heroes

Nigel Murray, managing director of Huron Legal in London, has successfully completed yet another long bike ride across France in support of Help for Heroes. The H for H news page is here. Nigel said afterwards: To all my kind … Continue reading

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Breaking the dam: barristers moving in to eDisclosure

There are over 3,800 words here, in a detailed report on Legal IQ’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit, so bring coffee and a comfortable chair. If you don’t have time for that, the message can be reduced to a few … Continue reading

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A representative selection of sessions at the IQPC London Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

I avoid lists, on the whole. Apart from the fact that one can sense the readers bleeding away, there is always the risk of omitting somebody or something, or of appearing to give an unintended priority to one thing rather … Continue reading

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Huron Legal’s Nigel Murray rides again for Help for Heroes

I was in a US airport earlier this week (don’t ask me which – they all look the same after a while) and heard an announcement about facilities available for US service people – somewhere to sit and eat, with … Continue reading

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CPR, CMC, WTF …. and OCD: eDiscovery stories keep rolling in

I have a stream of short articles coming. This is just some background noise. I observed in a tweet last week that I had overlooked the Twitter presence of an interesting legal software development company, Neota Logic. “Might be because … Continue reading

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Discussing eDisclosure round the table at the Brewery

The fact that we enjoyed ourselves at the TGCI eDisclosure event in London did not make it any less of a serious forum for discussion. The round-table format, the complete absence of PowerPoint slides, and the invitation to delegates to … Continue reading

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Jackson events next week with Epiq and Consilio and guides from Judge Brown, Dominic Regan and Kerry Underwood

A tweet last week compared the first few days of the new case and costs management regime with 1939 – the reference was not intended to evoke anything belligerent but that period of uneasy calm known as the Phoney War … Continue reading

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Comfortable apathy for anyone? Some Jackson case management and costs management commentary

I am working on some material to add to the Resources section of my web site about the case management and costs management aspects of Jackson. There is, as you would expect, a great deal of comment flying around at … Continue reading

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Huron Legal hosts post-LegalTech discussion in London

Nigel Murray, managing director of Huron Legal in London, was the host this week of a discussion and dinner at the Cavalry and Guards club whose purpose was a roundup of LegalTech from a UK perspective. This has become a … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in December 2012

Here is a list of my blog posts of December 2012 on eDiscovery / eDisclosure and related matters. After several months of experiments, I have abandoned my Google Plus page for my short eDiscovery posts in favour of a second … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery Updates to end November 2012

This post summarises the posts on my Google Plus page during November 2012. I gave up on Google Plus after that for reasons given in my post here, and set up a new updates blog. A different form of index … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 27 October 2012

This is a summary of the posts about eDiscovery / eDisclosure on my Google Plus page between 21 and 28 October 2012. Those which relate to webinars etc which have now passed may lead to blind links. Where I know … Continue reading

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The main messages from eDiscovery Ireland 2012 in Dublin

I have written an introductory piece which gave a context to the excellent eDiscovery Ireland 2012 conference which took place last week in Dublin – see eDiscovery in Ireland – coming from behind gives opportunities to get it right. The overall … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 13 October

Most of these updates on my Google Plus site are from the week ending 6 October. After that, I was at the Masters Conference in Washington and at an event given by Symantec-Clearwell at Tower Bridge, with no time to write. … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 29 September

I was at a Washington conference for much of the week ending 22 September and the updates for that week are correspondingly reduced in number. This selection covers two weeks’ of my Google+ updates. Some of them relate to webinars … Continue reading

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Knowledge workers and project managers in eDiscovery

Mark Yacano and Cat Casey of Hudson Legal have published the third and final of their InsideCounsel series on the role of knowledge workers and project managers in eDiscovery. Their theme is the changing role of those who both undertake … Continue reading

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Huron opens document review facility in India

Huron Consulting Group has extended its global eDiscovery offerings by opening a document review centre and data operations team in India. As a result, Huron now has 1,500 review seats at nine locations in the US, the UK and India. … Continue reading

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iCONECT deals brings Xera to UK eDisclosure provider MD5 and to Integreon

You may recall my positive comments about iCONECT’s review platform Xera which was launched at LegalTech in February. I subsequently attended iCONECT’s Global Summit on Litigation Technology in Fort Lauderdale in April where I got a further opportunity to see … Continue reading

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Seeing rather too much of London this week

Fate is usually kind enough to give me spaces between the big events and time enough to write them up before the next one. Fate has not been so kind this week: with two major events yet unreported (Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Huron and Epiq expand managed review and legal staffing in Washington

Just as I pressed the Publish button on my article of last night (Discussing UK eDisclosure developments with Judge Brown and Huron Legal), which referred to Huron’s acquisition of Ascertus, a Huron press release came in about its next acquisition, … Continue reading

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Discussing UK eDisclosure developments with Judge Brown and Huron Legal

You might easily get the impression at this time of year that I am spending more time abroad than in the UK. Statistically, that is not (quite) the case, though it is fair to say that I have spent an … Continue reading

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A post-Hong Kong holding post

I spent last week in Hong Kong at the Asia eDiscovery Exchange 2012 organised by InnoXcell.  A lot of good stuff came out of that conference and it will take me a while to turn my draft report into a … Continue reading

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Speaking and learning at iCONECT’s Global Summit on Litigation Technology

I had the pleasure and privilege of giving the opening day’s keynote speech at iCONECT’s Global Summit on Litigation Technology in Florida last week. I brought back at least as much as I delivered in terms of the understanding of … Continue reading

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A reminder of Nigel Murray’s bike ride for Help for Heroes

I saw on the news last night the funeral of yet another British soldier killed in Afghanistan. He was married to a local girl and had three boys. He was 25. It reminded me about this year’s Big Battlefield Bike … Continue reading

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Nigel goes over the top on his bottom for Help for Heroes

Nigel Murray, managing director of Huron Legal in London, is limbering up for his annual bike ride to raise money for Help for Heroes. This year the ride is across the Great War battlefields of north-eastern France.  It involves 375 … Continue reading

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Words are the easy bit: EU Parliament debates EU – US data privacy concerns

An article on EUObserver.com reports on a debate last week in the European Parliament which highlighted the conflict between US demands for data and EU privacy legislation. The article’s title is Commission Downplays Parliament EU–US Data Privacy Concerns – “downplays” … Continue reading

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Huron eDiscovery Panel at LegalTech as the cross-border climate begins to change

My wide-angle lens is being repaired, so I have no photograph of the panel which Nigel Murray of Huron Legal moderated at LegalTech. There were eleven of us at the table for two consecutive sessions with the title A GC’s … Continue reading

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Taking stock of the eDiscovery world

This is a good moment to pause a little and look around the eDiscovery / eDisclosure world.  The wide range of topics which make this such an interesting field are all getting an airing at once. The stream of useful … Continue reading

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Huron Legal kicks off LegalTech with the Commonwealth Brunch

For several years now, Nigel Murray, MD of Huron Legal in London, has organised what used to be called the British Brunch, now the Commonwealth Brunch. For many of us, it marks the opening of LegalTech. What marks it out … Continue reading

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Information Governance, UK eDisclosure and International Discovery in three days

In an ideal world, I would keep the week before LegalTech free.  Product announcements pour out with accompanying (and welcome) invitations in advance to find out about the new developments (that is preferable, incidentally, to those who make big announcements and assume … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London 8 to 9 May 2012

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, works throughout the year to advance and share knowledge of legal technology developments, priding itself rightly on its peer to peer relationships between members. It has a major conference in the US each year … Continue reading

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Huron Legal adds digital evidence services to its eDiscovery offerings

Huron Legal is primarily a consulting company working with law firms and corporate legal departments to bring both strategic advice and appropriate resources to their businesses, including eDiscovery problems. That includes pre-emptive advice in anticipation of prospective eDiscovery demands, and … Continue reading

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Huron Legal’s Nigel Murray to take part in CEO Fast for Famine

LexisNexis Australia has been rounding up CEOs to take part in CEO Fast for Famine, an initiative led by UNICEF to raise money for its emergency relief program. The countries chiefly affected are Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti. LexisNexis asked … Continue reading

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IQPC Munich eDiscovery themes recur around the world

I was not sorry when my plane’s wheels touched down at Heathrow on my return from IQPC’s Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange in Munich on Wednesday night, bringing to an end 28,000 miles of eDiscovery travel in six weeks. A … Continue reading

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