Your eDiscovery Specialists

We provide independent eDiscovery and legal technology advice for lawyers and law firms.

Whether it be an investigation or litigation, we can manage the entire eDiscovery process or advise on any aspect of it. We provide independent advice on the tools and practices that can assist law firms or organisations conduct eDiscovery efficiently and cost effectively.

Our extensive knowledge and experience enables us to provide strategic advice at an early stage, alerting you to any potential hurdles. At the same time helping clients to predict and control costs whilst meeting their obligations in accordance with the High Court discovery rules.

We can project manage all the practical aspects of the discovery process from start to finish. By calling upon our services when required, it removes the burden and expense of the discovery process and allows law firms to focus on the issues of the case.

What is our point of difference?

Our independence and specialist expertise is tailored to the needs of our clients, as opposed to service providers whose practices may be restricted by their internal software and practices. We provide clarity over complex technical matters in an easy to understand manner to demystify the issues and lessen the burden for lawyers.  

The experience and expertise of our founder Andrew King, provides you with leading strategic advice – strategic advice that is often unmatched in New Zealand.

You can call upon our services as and when required. For some this may be strategic advice, whilst for others it may involve assistance with project managing the practical aspects of discovery.

Andrew King – E-Discovery Consulting Founder

Andrew King is the Founder and Strategic Advisor of E-Discovery Consulting, where he independently advises law firms on legal technology and eDiscovery. He assists by managing the entire discovery process or providing independent advice on any aspect of it.

Prior to establishing E-Discovery Consulting Andrew worked for 10 years in London at multinational firms Mayer Brown and Pinsent Masons. On his return to New Zealand Andrew worked for over two years at Bell Gully as the Litigation Support Manager. 

Andrew has 20 years industry experience working extensively advising on and managing all aspects of the discovery process. Andrew’s expert knowledge and experience guides clients through the life-cycle of the eDiscovery process, from identification of information through to collection, processing, analysis, review and presentation of evidence in court. 

Andrew is committed to industry development and raising the awareness of eDiscovery by being:  

  • A member on the working group of the High Court Rules Committee which drafted the new electronic discovery rules.
  • The author of The NZ E-Discovery Blog, which is an objective New Zealand based commentary on electronic discovery issues.
  • The organiser of LawFest – New Zealand’s premier legal innovation & technology event.
  • A regular contributor to New Zealand legal publications, including NZ Lawyer, LawTalk, LawNews and ‘At the Bar’.
  • An attendee at international eDiscovery and legal technology events. Since 2010 attending the leading annual international legal technology event, “Legal Tech” in New York, regularly being the only representative from New Zealand.
  • A regular speaker/contributor at legal technology events – including NZ Law Society, Auckland District Law Society, New Zealand Bar Association and LawLink.