New Zealand Law & Technology Conference

E-Discovery Consulting and EY have again joined forces to present the New Zealand Law & Technology Conference. The event is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on Wednesday the 18th of March 2015.

The New Zealand Law and Technology Conference will provide a platform for anyone involved in the intersection of technology and the law to develop their knowledge in this fast changing area.

The event is now New Zealand’s premier legal technology event.

Expanded legal technology focus

The focus of the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference for 2015 has been expanded from solely eDiscovery to appeal to a wider audience of legal professionals with an interest in various aspects of legal technology.  The audience will now include not only lawyers but also CIOs, practice managers, knowledge managers, IT and legal support professionals.

The event includes keynote presentations and then 3 topic streams – Legal & eDiscovery, Legal Technology and Technology Demonstrations & Case Studies. The expanded programme will feature completely new topics and speakers, including leading legal technology experts and practitioners from New Zealand and abroad.

The New Zealand Law and Technology Conference has been specifically designed to provide the latest legal technology developments and practical information which is relevant to the day to day practice of legal professionals. The event will provide the opportunity to meet industry leaders and colleagues who are faced with similar challenges,  to learn more about industry better practices and drive greater efficiency within their organisation.

Who is Attending

Current firms represented include – Alexander Dorrington, Anderson Lloyd, Aderant, Anthony Harper, Balme Law, Bell Gully, Boyle Mathieson, Chapman Tripp, Clendons, Crown Law, Deloitte, DLA Piper, Duncan Cotterill, Ebborn Law, eLaw, FMA, Grimshaw & Co, Hesketh Henry, HP, IRD, Jones Fee, KPMG, Lane Neave, LawLink, LawVu, Lowndes, Lowndes jordan, Meredith Connell, Minter Ellison, Mortlock McCormack, Online Security, Price Baker Berridge, Russell McVeagh, SFO, Sharp Tudhope Lawyers, Shortland Chambers and Simpson Grierson.

Confirmed speakers include –

  • His Honour Judge David Harvey
  • Nigel Murray | Strategic Consultant (previously Managing Director Huron Legal and Founder & Managing Director of Trilantic)
  • Warrick McLean | General Manager | Coleman Greig
  • Cristina Libro | Principal Consultant | Doing Law Differently Consulting Services
  • Craig Columbus | Chief Information Officer | Russell McVeagh
  • Warren Dunn | Partner and Head of Forensic Technology & Discovery Services | EY
  • Andrew King | Founder & Strategic Advisor | E-Discovery Consulting
  • Mike Hendriksen | Head Of Dispute Resolution | Westpac (TBC)
  • Polly Pope | Litigation Partner  | Russell McVeagh
  • Chris Curran | Litigation Partner | Russell McVeagh
  • Andrew Cordner | Group General Counsel | Fonterra (TBC)
  • Caroline Jones | Head of User Experience | Aderant
  • Jarrod Coburn | CEO | Ebborn Law
  • Bridgette White | Senior Associate | Buddle Findlay
  • Daniel Toresen | Private Investigator | Thompson and Toresen
  • Guy Burgess | Senior Associate | Clendons
  • Sarah Cordner | Senior Manager, Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services | EY
  • Jo Sherman | Founder & CEO | EDT
  • Azan Iwasaki | APAC Sales Manager | DocsCorp
  • Scott Gillard | Director | FTI Consulting
  • James Kenney | Regional Manager APAC | Nikec Solutions
  • Damian Jeal | VP Global Sales | Nikec Solutions
  • Greg Quirk | National Manager – Professional Services | Konica Minolta

Further highlights include –

  • A pre conference ‘eDiscovery 101’ workshop – to provide a back to basics practical approach to eDiscovery
  • Eligible to earn CPD hours
  • Expanded exhibition area to provide delegates with the opportunity to test and discuss the technologies with the suppliers
  • A drinks reception at the conclusion of the conference
  • Discounted accommodation rates have been secured at the Pullman hotel


Further sponsorship opportunities are also available for the event. Please contact us for more information.

2014 Conference overview

Read the complete overview of the 2014 Conference.

What have previous delegates said?

“Judge Harvey’s presentation was fantastic”

“Panel discussions were a great idea to answer questions and initiate discussion”

“Fantastic – well done. Look forward to the 2015 event”

“The conference provided great insights that will help our firm going forward”

“Great opportunity to meet technology and service providers”

“The conference was truly excellent covering a broad range of very relevant topics at an appropriate level”

“Warren Dunn is a fabulous host/moderator”

“Let us know if you are running the event again and we will be there”

“It was an informative and well-presented conference. I look forward to attending the next one”