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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Predictive Coding In The Document Review Process

Since the infamous Jackson Reforms were implemented in April 2013, keeping costs ‘proportionate’ and exercising stringent case management, have been at the forefront of litigator’s minds.  Fortunately, the continued development of AI and machine learning has led to solutions which make keeping litigation cost proportionate easier, benefiting not only the client, but society as a […]

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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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How Vulnerable Is The UK To A Russian Cyber-Attack

US And UK Issue A Rare Joint Technical Alert Warning Of Potential Russian Cyber-Attack Over the past month or so, British and Russian relations have reached an all-time low.  First, there was the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence officer and British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripa in Salisbury.  They were targeted with the chemical Novichok, […]

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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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What Lessons Can Law Firms Learn From Cambridge Analytica/Facebook Data Breach?

Although it is only April, there is little doubt the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach will be one of the year’s biggest scandals.  It is now clear targeted ad campaigning on social media was used to influence voters in the Trump election campaign, and there is increasing evidence the same tactics were used by the Vote […]

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