Your eDiscovery Specialists

We can help manage your entire discovery process or provide independent advice on any aspect of it.

Whether it be an investigation or litigation, we can guide you through the entire discovery process, helping you meet your legal obligations as well as the practical discovery requirements – from start to finish.

By calling upon our services when required, we can help you remove the burden and expense of the discovery process – allowing you to focus your energies on the legal aspects of the matter. We can navigate you through the challenges of eDiscovery, bridging the gap between legal and technology requirements. 

What is our point of difference?

Our independence and objectivity is our point of differenceAs we do not sell a product, we can provide objective advice on the most effective practices and eDiscovery software to meet your legal and practical requirements.

With the today’s data volumes, together with the court requirements, we can help you work smarter to meet you discovery obligations. We will navigate you through these new and evolving challenges, to help prevent the costs and burden of the discovery process that can quickly spiral out of control.  

As one of the architects of the New Zealand High Court Discovery Rules, together with over 20 years managing and advising on discovery exercises working with law firms, barristers and their clients – you can draw upon our unrivalled expertise to give you the edge that you need ! 

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 requirements of the discovery process. This is usually passed on as a straight disbursement.

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.
  • Advisor Board member of Information Governance ANZ.
  • The author of The NZ E-Discovery Blog, which is an objective New Zealand based commentary on electronic discovery issues.
  • The organiser of LawFest since 2013 – New Zealand’s premier legal innovation & technology event.
  • A regular contributor to New Zealand legal publications, including LawTalk, NZ Lawyer, 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.