Tag Archives: Gordon Exall

LinkedIn entry as evidence of shadow director status

Lawyers are beginning to get the idea that the definition of a “document” in the discovery rules extends to entries on social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. There remains the perception, however, that these things are relevant only … Continue reading

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Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton – proper use of the disclosure “menu” and the overriding objective

Nothing new emerges from the judgment of Mr Justice Knowles in Tchenguiz & Anor v Grant Thornton UK LLP & Ors [2017] EWHC 310 (Comm) (22 February 2017), but it restates an important point relating to disclosure of documents in England … Continue reading

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Photographs and their metadata help scuttle a shipping insurance claim

Gordon Exall, author of the authoritative Civil Litigation Brief, is always kind enough to draw my attention to judgments which involve any aspect of eDisclosure. Without his tip-off, I do not think that I would have followed up his recent … 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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Fraudulent assertions undermined by YouTube

Most of us leave traces of our everyday activities on the Internet, often without realising it. Internet chat, Facebook posts, calendar entries and photograph metadata are often available to contradict assertions about our whereabouts and lifestyle. The defendant in Cirencester … Continue reading

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Philip Favro of Recommind interviews English barrister Gordon Exall

It is easy for eDiscovery people to treat the management of litigation documents as an end in itself, overlooking or ignoring the fact that discovery is one of many components of litigation. It is also easy (I get eloquent about … Continue reading

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Civil Litigation Brief is two years old today

How did we ever manage without the Civil Litigation Brief? Gordon Exall is a barrister at Zenith Chambers in Leeds. Two years ago today he began a blog about his specialist fields of civil procedure, costs, limitation, sanctions and evidence, and … Continue reading

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Budgets, costs and sanctions in England and Wales – links to some good reporting

One cannot hope to keep up with everything which is going on in consequence of the Jackson reforms to civil procedure in England and Wales. They took effect on 1 April and we are seeing a move from judgments which … Continue reading

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