Osler Works – Discovery

Fast, effective discoveries

Using advanced analytics software, a tested discovery management process and our dedicated discovery services team, we execute discoveries faster and more effectively across all litigation categories, including class actions and tax-related disputes.

Our team combines deep technical expertise with the legal judgment and prudence needed to uncover and interpret the data most pertinent to your matter.

We know that no two matters are the same and will work with you to assess your needs and deliver a tailored discovery solution that delivers the right results. We’ll support you through every stage, ensuring each component of the discovery process will hold up to scrutiny from courts, regulators and other litigants.

Discovery in action

Technology

Use of advanced analytics tools, combined with technical expertise, allows for secure management of data and document review.

Defined Processes

From custodian interviews through document production and presentation, the use of streamlined workflows, checklists, notices and reports ensures efficient handling of a matter.

eDiscovery Case Management

A dedicated eDiscovery Case Manager is assigned to manage your file throughout the eDiscovery process - providing a single point of contact.

Vendor Partnerships

Long-standing strategic relationships with leading document review providers enables us to leverage outsourcing at preferred rates for first-level review with our oversight.

Discovery management process

We apply a comprehensive and streamlined process to all aspects of e-discovery, encompassing every stage of the industry’s Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM). Our approach ensures maximum flexibility, efficiency, cost predictability, and containment.

Electronic Discovery Reference Model

 

Information Governance
Organize your electronic information to mitigate risk and expenses in the event of e-discovery issues.
 
Identification
Work with you to determine the scope, breadth and depth of discovery, and identify potential sources of relevant data.
 
Preservation
Ensure that appropriate business protocols are in place to protect against the alteration or destruction of relevant data.
 
Collection
Create an overall plan for gathering relevant data, including litigation hold procedures, for use in the e-discovery process.
 
Processing
Reduce the volume of electronic and paper documents and converting it, if necessary, to clear and concise forms suitable for review and analysis.
 
Review
Assist with internal and external document review, managing protocols, timelines, and costs.
 
Analysis
Cull and filter the volume of documents, using smart search technology and advanced analytics, to access the information most relevant to your case.
 
Production
Deliver the crucial documents, including electronically stored information, that support your lawyers throughout discovery, trial, investigations and audits.
 
Presentation
Assist with the technology and electronic trial materials for examinations and courtroom presentations.
Key Contacts

Sarah Millar

Sarah Millar
Osler Works – Discovery
smillar@osler.com
tel: 416.862.4233