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 – Managing Director

Martin founded Lineal following a career in Litigation Support and eDiscovery that first began in 1999 with a Fortune 500 company.

In 2004, Martin was instrumental in driving the sales at the London office of a leading litigation support company. As a result the company was able to expand, opening offices in New York and Los Angeles. During this time Martin worked both in the US and the UK gaining a firm understanding of dealing with cross border issues in the US.

Focusing on an ethical, transparent, high quality service, Martin oversees the company’s daily operations, identifying emerging market trends to continually push the business forward.

For more information about Martin, take a look at his LinkedIn profile.

Colin Shepheard - Director of Project Management

With an academic background in Information Technology, Colin has over 10 years’ experience in the litigation support industry.

With the ability to advise clients across the EDRM, Colin’s expertise on the Relativity platform is frequently called upon by law firms to offer assistance with data loading from other platforms into Relativity.

He is also recognised by Clearwell as one the leading project managers in Europe for the platform and its predictive coding technology.

For more information about Colin, take a look at his LinkedIn profile.


Ali Milan - Account Manager

Over the years, Ali has amassed significant experience in the legal industry working with many clients delivering eDiscovery requirements.

A strong relationship builder, Ali gets to understand his customers’ needs, supporting them throughout the whole life cycle. By offering guidance to his team, Ali delivers a first-class service to all his clients, no matter how small or large their request.

The strength of his knowledge and customer dedication is recognised by his clients who often ask him to advise their clients directly.

For more information about Ali, take a look at his LinkedIn profile.


Edward Turay - eDiscovery Project Manager

With a strong academic background in forensic science and data analysis, Edward joined Lineal to manage our eDiscovery projects.

Following a successful early career in scientific research and analysis, Edward moved into the litigation support industry, working with one of the largest providers of legal outsourcing. Edward then joined the Lineal team to build on this experience and help us deliver high quality client service.

At Lineal, Edward uses his technical background combined with project management expertise to guide clients through each stage of the eDiscovery process. His dedication and systematic approach ensures our clients’ projects are managed smoothly and effectively.

For more information about Edward, please take a look at his LinkedIn profile.

Michael Rowley - Project Manager

Michael is an expert in electronic discovery and disclosure at Lineal, where he uses his expertise with Relativity software and forensic collection to advance client projects.

With an academic background in Digital Media Production and extensive production experience in the legal industry, Michael joined the team at Lineal where he rose to eDiscovery Project Manager.

Using his pragmatic problem-solving approach to effectively manage EDRM projects, Michael ensures that clients receive effective results in a timely manner.

For more information about Michael, please take a look at his LinkedIn profile.

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

David is responsible for delivering timely and effective digital forensics and incident response services at Lineal.

With extensive experience operating with cybersecurity in high pressure and time-critical environments, David is well versed in handling complex, multifaceted projects with sensitive information and multiple stakeholders.

David’s thorough and methodical approach to digital forensics and incident response has earned him significant recognition in his career

For more information about David, please take a look at his LinkedIn profile.