We manage discovery solutions in-house to save you time and money.
Osler’s in-house Discovery Management Group offers a full range of comprehensive and cost effective discovery services. We work closely with our clients to strategically design and execute customized discovery solutions that drive results. Our team of interdisciplinary discovery specialists (comprised of lawyers, law clerks and technical analysts) provide expert legal, technological, and management advice and support you through every stage of the process.
No two matters are the same. We will assess your unique needs to determine the best way to apply our resources to effectively manage each component of the discovery process. We can assist with a variety of targeted and extensive discovery and document review requirements, involving class actions, litigation and tax-related discovery requests.
We are experts on the current and evolving legal requirements surrounding discovery. Our team works to ensure that the process, workflow and technology employed on a matter will hold up to scrutiny by courts, other litigants or regulators.
While there is much that Osler’s Discovery Management Group can offer during the e-discovery process, it’s a two-way street from the organization’s perspective. Says Sarah Millar, partner and Head of Osler’s Discovery Management Group, “learning as much as possible about the e-discovery process is crucial before deciding to do any portion of it in house.” In a recent publication of Canadian Lawyer InHouse, Millar explores the process, identifies helpful tips that organizations should be mindful of and some of the critical components to ensure that e-discovery is done the right way. Read the full article “Bringing e-discovery in-house.”
Discovery Management Process
Our comprehensive and streamlined discovery management process ensures maximum flexibility, efficiency, cost predictability, and containment.
Electronic Discovery Reference Model
Organize your electronic information to mitigate risk and expenses in the event of e-discovery issues.
Work with you to determine the scope, breadth and depth of discovery, and identify potential sources of relevant data.
Ensure that appropriate business protocols are in place to protect against the alteration or destruction of relevant data.
Create an overall plan for gathering relevant data, including litigation hold procedures, for use in the e-discovery process.
Reduce the volume of electronic and paper documents and converting it, if necessary, to clear and concise forms suitable for review and analysis.
Assist with internal and external document review, managing protocols, timelines, and costs.
Cull and filter the volume of documents, using smart search technology and advanced analytics, to access the information most relevant to your case.
Deliver the crucial documents, including electronically stored information, that support your lawyers throughout discovery, trial, investigations, and audits.
Assist with the technology and electronic trial materials for examinations and courtroom presentations.