Operating at the cutting edge of legal technology and support services, Lineal helps lawyers, in-house counsel, accountants and auditors save time, money and achieve better results. We do this by combining our own in-house legal and technical expertise with market leading technology.

End to end solutions

We deliver flexible eDiscovery and Litigation Support, providing a comprehensive range of end-to-end solutions across the EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model):

  • Consulting
  • Digital forensics
  • eDiscovery
  • Review
  • Legal document services

Flexible services tailored to your needs

From the outset, we work with you to identify the resources and budgets needed to deliver the results you want. Our bespoke budget management and quotation tools allow you to predict pricing and resources, minimising inefficiencies and reducing your costs.

Ensuring you have the best support, leading technology and transparent costs, Lineal will become an invaluable member of your customised case team.

Quality and peace of mind

Lineal maintains high security that stands up to the explicit management controls required by our ISO27001:2013 certified data security accreditation.  Your data is backed up to the minute in secure environments, on par with government agencies and major financial institutions.

Global reach

Based in the City of London, we are ideally positioned to provide an immediate and flexible response to your needs whether from around the corner or across the globe.

Meet the team

Our team of experts is the driving force of our high standards. Not only do they bring the expertise you need, they also provide an unparalleled level of customer service, making sure all your needs are met.

We’d like to introduce some of the key members of our team.

Martin Pollard – Founder & Managing Director

Martin is the Founder & Managing Director at Lineal. Martin founded Lineal following a highly successful career in Litigation Support and eDiscovery that initially started in a Fortune 500 company. Over the years Martin worked both in the US and the UK gaining a firm understanding of dealing with cross border issues. Early in his career Martin has been instrumental in driving the international expansion of a leading UK litigation support company due to his ability to identify tailored solutions for his clients.

With over two decades of experience Martin has turned Lineal into a premier legal support company, a full-service provider of litigation and corporate support services with an expert team that consists of managers, consultants and technical operators to work in partnership with a range of leading UK & US law firms and enterprises.

Martins’ meticulous attention to detail and understanding of clients’ needs has enabled him to build valuable ongoing relationships with his clients. Focusing on an ethical, transparent, high quality service, Martin oversees the company’s daily operations and the overall strategic direction, identifying emerging market trends to continually push the business forward. In turn building the company ethos to professionally approach complex matters and delivering bespoke solutions, which are highly efficient and ultimately cost effective for clients.

David Martin-Woodgate - Director of Digital Forensics and Incident Response

David is the Director of Digital Forensics and Incident Response at Lineal, heavily focused upon the delivery and commercial aspects of multi-faceted operations and projects within the Cyber Security environment.

David’s thorough and methodical approach to digital forensics and incident response, coupled with his extensive knowledge, expertise and IT security training has earned him significant recognition in his career.

With over two decades worth of combined military and commercial experience in operating with telecommunication & cybersecurity in high pressure and time-critical environments, David is well versed in handling complex, multifaceted projects with sensitive information and multiple stakeholders.

Colin Shepheard - Director of Project Management

Colin is the Director of Project Management at Lineal and is recognised as one of the leading eDiscovery project managers in Europe utilising various platforms and technologies.

With over a decade of experience in the litigation support industry and an academic background in IT, Colin has the ability to fully advise clients across the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM). Due to Colin’s expertise on the Relativity platform he is frequently called upon by law firms to offer assistance with data loading from other platforms into Relativity