ENRC Appeal Due Soon – What Are The Implications For Litigation Privilege?

The debate over litigation privilege has taken another twist, with Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) filing a professional negligence claim against international law firm Dechert. According to the Law Society Gazette, the claim relates to a period towards the end of 2010 and early 2011 when Dechert was advising ENRC over self-reporting allegations to the Serious […]

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Why one should be outsourcing E-discovery and litigation support

There are many reasons for outsourcing, no matter what the industry. Costs, efficiencies, external expertise or scaling are but some of the reasons. In the legal industry, the outsourcing of non-legal services is the main area where law firms encounter outsourcing. Lawyers are in the business of the practice of law, which is the provision […]

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Three Ways To Manage The Challenge Of Multi-Lingual e-Discovery

Few aspects of e-discovery are more complex, expensive and daunting as discovery involving documents in foreign languages.  Let’s face it – e-discovery is a complicated process in English, let alone adding a multi-lingual element into the mix. Unfortunately, in a globalised economy, with cross-border disputes and international M&A deals happening every day, multi-lingual e-Discovery is […]

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GDPR, eDiscovery And Cross-Border Disputes – A Seamless Transition Or An Endless Headache?

In less than four months the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK. But it appears that although UK and US companies believe they are ready to be compliant on 25th May 2018, recent research suggests many are being overly optimistic. According to a survey of FTSE 500 and Fortune […]

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