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Ari Kaplan Podcast – Why Legal Tech Conferences Have Become a Global Phenomenon

September 27th, 2018

Recently I was fortunate to be interviewed by leading legal tech thought leader Ari Kaplan in one of his Reinventing Professionals podcasts. Ari’s podcasts “share insights with industry leaders shaping the next generation of legal and professional services”. On the podcast we talked LawFest and legal technology in New Zealand, together with why legal tech […]

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Launch of the New Zealand Legal Tech Index

May 8th, 2018

Last month, LawFest launched the New Zealand Legal Technology Index. The index is New Zealand’s first listing of businesses that provide tech products and services to the New Zealand legal industry. Check out the LawFest press release here with further details about the index. The index enables legal professionals to explore and connect with the […]

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Review of LawFest 2018

April 30th, 2018

Last month over 250 legal professionals from corporate organisations, law firms and government attended LawFest 2018. It is great to see how far the event has come over the past 6 years, as it is now regarded as one of New Zealand’s must do legal conferences. We had a great programme for delegates to learn […]

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Join me at LawFest 2018

September 14th, 2017

LawFest 2018 is back on 8 March 2018 at The Langham in Auckland. The one-day conference is the one event legal professionals should attend every year. LawFest provides an opportunity for anyone involved in the intersection of technology and the law to develop their knowledge and immerse themselves in the latest topics and trends in […]

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LawFest – A look back at New Zealand’s premier legal innovation and technology event

June 29th, 2017

It has been a busy last few months. On the 17th of May I ran LawFest, where over 200 people from law firms, in-house legal teams and the technology industry joined some of New Zealand’s leading legal technology thinkers at the Langham in Auckland. It was great to see the amount of energy and interest […]

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Information Governance ANZ to hold New Zealand Launch

March 14th, 2017

Information Governance ANZ is holding its New Zealand launch event in Wellington on Thursday the 23rd of March. The New Zealand launch follows very successful launch events in Australia over recent months. The Information Governance ANZ mission is to bring together a community of information governance professionals in Australia and New Zealand to develop and […]

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LegalTech 2017 – a New Zealand Perspective

February 3rd, 2017

This week I joined an estimated 10,000 others in the legal technology community who converged on New York for LegalTech. This was the 36th edition of LegalTech, but this year also saw the introduction of a new format with LegalTech becoming part of the larger Legalweek. The new format provided a wider focus for legal […]

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LawFest: New Zealand’s Premier Legal Innovation & Technology Event

December 1st, 2016

Building on the success of the last three years of New Zealand’s dedicated legal technology event, LawFest 2017 is being held in Auckland on 17 May 2017. It’s not just ‘another conference’ – it is the one event of the year legal professionals should attend to discover how technology and innovation can impact them, their firms and […]

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Let’s dig a little deeper into what I do !

August 17th, 2016

In my last post I explored the common issue of articulating what I did. This got me thinking about providing further detail about exactly what it is that I do. Over five years ago I decided to leave the comfortable surrounds of working inside law firms as I wanted to be able to provide more […]

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Looking back on the NZ Law & Technology Conference

May 20th, 2016

The New Zealand Law and Technology Conference lived up to its billing, with New Zealand’s premier legal technology event attracting over 150 participants in Auckland last week – without question our best event yet ! Watch the video ! The one day conference provided a platform to educate, showcase and encourage greater adoption of technology […]

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See you at the NZ Law & Technology Conference

May 5th, 2016

It is only a few more days until New Zealand’s premier legal technology event takes place at the Pullman in Auckland, Wednesday the 11th of May. This year we will see over 130 attend the one day conference, with the event continuing to grow year on year. Putting together an event like this can be […]

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Getting the most out of attending the NZ Law & Technology Conference

April 5th, 2016

Attending the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference will be a beneficial learning experience for you and your firm. The event provides a platform to help educate and prepare you for how to effectively embrace technology for today and into the future. The one day conference is specifically designed to provide the latest legal technology developments and […]

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Rod Drury to deliver Keynote at the NZ Law & Technology Conference

February 10th, 2016

We are excited to announce Xero CEO and founder Rod Drury as the opening keynote for the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference.  Rod will provide an energizing start to the day, as the conference provides a platform to educate, showcase and encourage greater adoption of technology by lawyers and their firms. Delegates will hear a […]

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LegalTech 2016 – a New Zealand Perspective

February 5th, 2016

As I post this, I am just about to make my way back to New Zealand after another LegalTech in New York. For those that have not heard of LegalTech, it is the largest legal technology event on the calendar. In early February each year legal technology professionals make the trip to LegalTech to hear, […]

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The Annual Trek to LegalTech New York

January 13th, 2016

It is nearly that time of year again as 10,000 plus legal technology professionals from around the globe make their annual journey to New York for LegalTech. For those that are not aware, LegalTech is the largest and leading legal technology event on the calendar. For anyone that has not been before, I encourage you […]

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Judge David Harvey joins as an advisor to the NZ Law & Technology Conference

December 9th, 2015

New Zealand’s leading technology Judge, His Honour Judge David Harvey has joined as an advisor for the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The 4th Annual New Zealand Law & Technology Conference is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 11th of May 2016. We are grateful to have Judge Harvey’s experience and […]

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NZ Law & Technology Conference returns

December 4th, 2015

EY and my company (E-Discovery Consulting) have again joined forces to present the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The event is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 11th of May 2016. Over the last decade advances in technology have greatly transformed the practice of law as well as the management of a legal […]

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Highlights of the Technology Demonstration Stream

May 13th, 2015

In my last few posts I have provided an overview of the three separate streams from the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. In this the final summary of the event, I will take a more in-depth look at the Technology Demonstrations & Case Studies Stream.    This year we introduced a new Technology Demonstration & Case […]

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Highlights of the Legal Technology Stream

May 5th, 2015

Over the course of my next few posts, I am providing a summary of each stream from the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. New Zealand’s premier legal technology event, which was held in Auckland last month. In my last post I summarised the Legal & eDiscovery Stream from the event. Today is the turn to take […]

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Highlights of the Legal and eDiscovery Stream

April 30th, 2015

In my last post, I provided an overview of New Zealand Law and Technology Conference, which was held in Auckland on the 18th of March. So let’s now look at some of the highlights from the Legal & eDiscovery Stream. eDiscovery 101 The conference kicked off with a breakfast workshop – eDiscovery 101 – Back […]

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Overview of the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference

April 21st, 2015

On the 18th of March, E-Discovery Consulting and EY welcomed over 120 participants from the New Zealand legal fraternity to the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference.  The conference has developed into New Zealand’s premier legal technology event, providing a platform for anyone involved in the intersection of technology and the law to develop their […]

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Preview of the Technology Demonstration Stream

March 5th, 2015

We are now less than two weeks away from the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference, taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. As mentioned in my earlier posts, the event has been expanded this year to provide delegates with three streams with an exciting line-up of speakers. This […]

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Preview of the Legal Technology Stream

March 4th, 2015

It is two weeks today to the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference, taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. This year the event has been expanded to provide delegates with three streams with an exciting line-up of speakers. Following on from my previous post on the Legal and eDiscovery […]

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Preview of the Legal and eDiscovery Stream

March 3rd, 2015

We are now just over two weeks away from the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference, taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. The event has pulled together an exciting new line-up of speakers across its newly expanded three talk streams. Leading Keynote Speakers Opening the conference again this year with […]

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LegalTech 2015 – a New Zealand Perspective

February 17th, 2015

A couple of weeks back as many New Zealanders were still enjoying the beach I made my annual trek up to New York where all of the legal technology community converge for the annual LegalTech show. LegalTech attracts over 10,000 attendees For those that do not live and breathe eDiscovery, LegalTech is the largest legal […]

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Workshop provides a grounding on eDiscovery Basics

February 10th, 2015

We have designed an ‘eDiscovery 101 – Back to Basics’ workshop prior to the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The workshop has been tailored to provide the necessary grounding in the practical requirements of the eDiscovery process. The workshop will be an ideal starting point, or refresher session prior to exploring the wider issues […]

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Managing eDiscovery more efficiently

January 7th, 2015

The exponential growth in the sources and volumes of electronic information is making the discovery process more challenging. There is a greater intersection between the law and technology with eDiscovery an unavoidable part of any litigation or investigation. For some eDiscovery has simply meant turning documents into an electronic format. Managing electronic information in the […]

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Nigel Murray to deliver Keynote at the NZ Law & Technology Conference

November 27th, 2014

Leading eDiscovery and legal technology expert Nigel Murray will be delivering the International Keynote at the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The event is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. Nigel Murray will provide an international perspective looking at how lawyers and law firms can meet the […]

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Judge Harvey to deliver the Judicial Keynote at the NZ Law & Technology Conference

November 18th, 2014

New Zealand’s leading technology Judge, His Honour Judge David Harvey will be delivering the Judicial Keynote session at the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The event is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. Judge Harvey will present his Judicial Keynote session on “How technology Challenges Law”. The […]

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ALPMA supports the NZ Law & Technology Conference

November 3rd, 2014

ALPMA has been confirmed as a supporting organisation for the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The event is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. About ALPMA The Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA), is the peak professional association representing law firm managers and leaders. ALPMA provides an authoritative […]

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SAVE THE DATE: NZ Law & Technology Conference – 18 March 2015

September 18th, 2014

E-Discovery Consulting and EY have again joined forces to present the New Zealand Law and Technology Conference. The event is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland on the 18th of March 2015. The New Zealand Law and Technology Conference will build on the success of the last two annual conferences, which both attracted over 100 participants and were […]

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EDT promote a fresh approach to eDiscovery

July 29th, 2014

Last week I facilitated the EDT lunch forum in Auckland that also launched their New Zealand eDiscovery hosting services. There was an excellent turnout with a mix of law firms, regulators and the presence of New Zealand’s leading technology Judge – His Honour Judge Harvey. Like the lunch forums EDT ran last year, this year […]

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Launch of our monthly eDiscovery Update

July 22nd, 2014

We have established a monthly eDiscovery Update to help organisations demystify the challenges they face with managing today’s increasing volumes of electronic information. Each month I will gather eDiscovery and legal technology resources from New Zealand and around the globe, designed to help simplify the discovery process for law firms and their clients. Hopefully the […]

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EDT to host luncheon launching their New Zealand hosted solutions

July 14th, 2014

Leading legal software provider EDT is hosting a lunch in Auckland on the 24th of July, to announce its new hosted solutions for the New Zealand market and to present an Early Case Assessment (ECA) case study. The case study will show how law firms in the US have used EDT to provide lawyers with early […]

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“Kangaroos don’t move backwards” – Chilli IQ eDiscovery Summit overview

June 25th, 2014

Last week in Sydney I attended the Chilli IQ 8th Annual Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit. The 2014 Summit gathered together some of the world’s leading experts in the field over two days to discuss and debate what is happening with Information Governance and eDiscovery. The event continues to evolve each year, with the level of […]

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Preview of the Chilli IQ 8th Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit

May 20th, 2014

Chilli IQ’s 8th Annual Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit is only a few weeks away, taking place in Sydney on the 17th and 18th of June at the Swissotel Hotel. The Chilli IQ event has long been acknowledged as the leading event on the Australian eDiscovery scene, attracting delegates from all around Australia and further […]

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LegalTech – World’s largest legal technology event

April 9th, 2014

With technology evolving at an alarming rate it is increasingly important to continue to develop knowledge in an area of the law where the technology and practices are constantly evolving. Recently, LawTalk published an article of mine World’s largest legal technology event (a link to the article can be found here). The article detailed my visit back in […]

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Overview of the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

March 25th, 2014

On Wednesday 19th of March, E-Discovery Consulting and EY welcomed over 100 participants from the New Zealand legal fraternity to the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The event attracted senior lawyers, barristers, in-house legal counsel, government departments and regulators – most organisations involved in litigation were represented in some capacity. The Conference has now […]

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Two days away from the New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

March 17th, 2014

There are only limited tickets available for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland this Wednesday.    The 2014 event will build on the success of the inaugural event in 2013 which attracted over 100 participants. The conference has now developed into New Zealand’s leading eDiscovery and […]

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One week away from the New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

March 12th, 2014

We are now less than one week away from the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The event is being held in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza on the 19th of March.  The event will provide an awareness of the evolving issues and complexities in managing electronic information, and importantly, provide delegates with a practical […]

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Final programme confirmed for the New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

March 6th, 2014

The final programme with all the confirmed speakers has been finalised for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is taking place in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza on the 19th of March. Many law firms, barristers, corporate organisations and government agencies have already registered with many of the organisations involved in litigation […]

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NZ eDiscovery Conference introduces leading eDiscovery providers

March 4th, 2014

Some of the world’s leading eDiscovery and legal technology providers are participating in the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. Nuix, EDT, FTI, Symantec, Recommind, Law In Order and InfocentriK are all sponsoring the event, which takes place in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza on the 19th of March. We are fortunate to have Nuix, EDT and […]

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InfocentriK sponsors the New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

March 3rd, 2014

InfocentriK has been confirmed as one of the sponsors of the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. About InfocentriK If you have eDiscovery challenges, InfocentriK can offer you one solution! We deliver world-class Information Management solutions offering you a complete Information […]

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FTI sponsors the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

February 28th, 2014

FTI has been confirmed as a Silver sponsor for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. About FTI FTI Technology is the E-Discovery Practice of FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN). Corporations and their law firms choose FTI Technology to […]

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Large number of Regulators attending the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

February 28th, 2014

There is a large contingent of delegates registered from regulatory organisations and government agencies for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Financial Markets Authority (FMA), Commerce Commission, Crown Law and the Inland […]

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Looking back on LegalTech New York 2014

February 19th, 2014

LegalTech 2014 is over for another year and since I am now back in New Zealand (and having the chance to thaw out), I have now found the opportunity to share my observations from the latest iteration of the industry’s leading Legal Technology event. This year’s LegalTech will be remembered by the cold and the snow […]

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Early Bird discount closing soon for 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

February 13th, 2014

The Early Bird discount for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference is closing on the 19th of February. Many law firms, barristers, corporate organisations and government departments have already registered to take advantage of the discounted rates. Most organisations involved in litigation are represented in some capacity. The 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference […]

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Tom Gelbmann to deliver International keynote at the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

February 12th, 2014

Internationally renowned eDiscovery expert Tom Gelbmann of Gelbmann & Associates, LLC will be delivering an International Keynote session at the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. Tom Gelbmann is the principal of Gelbmann & Associates, LLC, a consulting […]

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Recommind sponsors the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

February 11th, 2014

Recommind has been confirmed as a sponsor for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. In the age of Big Data, Information is the lifeblood of organisations. At Recommind we make breakthrough software applications that harness the […]

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Symantec sponsors the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

February 11th, 2014

Symantec has been confirmed as a sponsor for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. Symantec Enterprise Vault in conjunction with the Clearwell eDiscovery platform are the leading and most comprehensive archiving and eDiscovery solutions on the […]

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Sponsorship opportunities still available

January 30th, 2014

There are still sponsorship opportunities available for organisations that want to be part of New Zealand’s leading eDiscovery and legal technology event. The 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on the 19th of March 2014. We have been fortunate to attract leading eDiscovery providers with Nuix, […]

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EDT offers free LegalTech New York passes for NZ delegates

January 28th, 2014

One of the sponsors of our 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference, EDT is offering a limited number of free delegate passes to LegalTech New York 2014 for any signed up delegates for the March New Zealand conference. The delegate passes are valued at $1,495.00 (US Dollars). EDT has recently expanded into the US with […]

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Nuix sponsors the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

January 24th, 2014

Nuix has been confirmed as Gold sponsor for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix solutions scale to meet the […]

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Building on the success of the inaugural New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

January 21st, 2014

The 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference will build on the success of the inaugural Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand conference held in February 2013. The conference is presented by E-Discovery Consulting and EY, taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on the 19th of March 2014. The inaugural event attracted over 100 participants […]

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Law In Order sponsors the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

January 16th, 2014

Law in Order has been confirmed as a sponsor of the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. Law In Order is the leading supplier of document processing services to the Australian legal industry. Established in 1999, Law […]

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EDT sponsors 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

January 14th, 2014

EDT has been confirmed as one of the main sponsors for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. EDT is a recognized international provider of technology that manages discovery, disputes, investigations, and litigation. For over ten years, […]

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Super Saver discount closing soon for 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

December 17th, 2013

The Super Saver discount for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference is closing on the 20th of December. The Super Saver rate provides delegates with a $200 discount off the standard registration price. Many law firms and government departments have already taken advantage of the super saver discount. $200 Super Saver discount The 2nd […]

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Discounted accommodation rates for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

December 11th, 2013

E-Discovery Consulting and EY have secured discounted accommodation rates at the Stamford Plaza for attendees of the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is being held in Auckland on the 19th of March 2014. The rates secured have been discounted by up to 50% off the standard rates. Space at these discounted rates is […]

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New Zealand Bar Association supports the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

December 5th, 2013

The New Zealand Bar Association (NZBA) has been confirmed as a supporting association for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. The 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference is again presented by E-Discovery Consulting and EY on the […]

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Judge Harvey to deliver Judicial keynote at the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

November 29th, 2013

New Zealand’s leading technology and eDiscovery Judge, His Honour Judge David Harvey will be delivering the Judicial Keynote session at the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. Judge Harvey has been a District Court Judge in New Zealand […]

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Browning Marean to deliver International keynote at the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

November 19th, 2013

Internationally renowned eDiscovery expert and senior counsel, Browning Marean from DLA Piper in the United States has been confirmed to deliver the International Keynote session at the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. Browning Marean is a senior […]

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2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – Sponsorship Opportunities

November 12th, 2013

E-Discovery Consulting and Ernst & Young are again looking for sponsors and exhibitors to join with them to support the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on the 19th of March 2014. “70% of attendees in 2013 being lawyers” The conference has now developed […]

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Save the date – 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – 19 March 2014

November 8th, 2013

E-Discovery Consulting and Ernst & Young have again joined forces to present the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 19th of March 2014. The event will build on from the success of the inaugural New Zealand eDiscovery Conference earlier in 2013 […]

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EDT lunch forums promote best practices and raises awareness

August 13th, 2013

Legal software provider EDT hosted a series of lunch forums last week in New Zealand to discuss issues and trends relating to eDiscovery and legal technology and help raise the awareness in the industry. Forums were held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with invited guests from the industry, including representatives from law firms, corporations, regulators […]

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EDT to host New Zealand lunch forums

July 26th, 2013

EDT is holding a series of lunch forums next month in New Zealand. The forums are to discuss the impacts and opportunities presented by emerging technology trends and the likely ramifications of our new discovery rules.  The purpose of this event is to canvass the views regarding the needs of New Zealand law firms and […]

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E-Discovery – Australian Style

June 21st, 2013

I spent last week in Sydney attending the 7th Chilli IQ Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit. The Chilli IQ event has become somewhat of an institution on the eDiscovery landscape ‘downunder’ as it attracts the major local players in the industry. Overview of the Chilli IQ E-Discovery Summit Like last year, I will direct those […]

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Jo Sherman to chair Chilli IQ Information Governance and E-Discovery Summit

May 29th, 2013

Jo Sherman of EDT (eDiscovery Tools) is to chair the Chilli IQ Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit, taking place in Sydney on the 12th and 13th of June at the Sheraton on the Park. Jo has been involved in the legal technology, eDiscovery and Courts space for over 20 years now. She has unique expertise […]

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Preview of the Chilli IQ Information Governance and E-Discovery Summit

May 21st, 2013

Chilli IQ’s Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit is only a few weeks away, taking place in Sydney on the 12th and 13th of June at the Sheraton on the Park. The Chilli IQ event has long been acknowledged as the leading event on the Australian eDiscovery scene. New challenges – making informed decisions The exponential […]

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Raising awareness of electronic discovery

April 18th, 2013

As published in LawTalk, issue 816, 12 April 2013 NEW ZEALAND’S INAUGURAL eDiscovery Conference attracted over 100 participants from across New Zea­land’s legal fraternity, including senior lawyers, barristers, in-house legal counsel as well as electronic discovery service providers. The event, held in Auckland on 13 February, was organised by Ernst & Young and E-Discovery Consulting. […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – an overview

March 1st, 2013

On Wednesday 13th of February, New Zealand’s inaugural eDiscovery Conference took place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland. The event was organised by Ernst & Young and my company E-Discovery Consulting, as we joined forces to assist in raising the awareness of eDiscovery in New Zealand. The conference was a one day event specifically designed […]

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LegalTech New York 2013 – a New Zealand perspective

February 14th, 2013

LegalTech 2013 is over for another year which gives me time to reflect on this year’s event. Since LegalTech most of my time has been dedicated to making the final arrangements for the NZ eDiscovery Conference (which concluded yesterday). Luckily I have now found some time to share my observations from the latest version of […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – eDiscovery Tools confirmed as a sponsor

February 12th, 2013

eDiscovery Tools has been confirmed as a sponsor for the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The Conference is being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland this Wednesday (13th of February 2013). eDiscovery Tools offers its product eDT Toolbox, a next generation software suite designed to support litigation, dispute resolution and regulatory compliance. An […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – see who is coming

February 11th, 2013

Registrations are still coming in just a couple of days out from New Zealand’s inaugural eDiscovery Conference. The event is being held in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza this coming Wednesday (13th of February). At last count we had over 90 attendees for the event. Firms attending include – Anderson Creagh Lai, Anderson Lloyd, Anthony […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – Vound confirmed as an exhibitor

February 7th, 2013

Vound will be exhibiting their software at the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The Conference is being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on the Wednesday the 13th of February 2013. Vound is a world leader and pioneer in the development of applications for forensic search, eDiscovery and email investigation. Vounds software is […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – one week to go

February 7th, 2013

We are now less than a week away from New Zealand’s inaugural eDiscovery Conference. The Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference is presented by Ernst & Young and E-Discovery Consulting. The event is being held in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza on Wednesday the 13th of February.  The conference is specifically designed to look at […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – Symantec confirmed as a sponsor

February 1st, 2013

Symantec has been confirmed as a sponsor for the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The Conference is being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on the Wednesday the 13th of February 2013. Symantec Enterprise Vault in conjunction with the Clearwell eDiscovery platform are the leading and most comprehensive archiving and eDiscovery solutions on […]

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Understanding the practical impact of the High Court Discovery Rules 12 months on

January 30th, 2013

Electronic discovery in New Zealand has grown significantly over the last year and there is a clear need for an event which allows NZ practitioners to develop their knowledge of this evolving area. Ernst & Young and E-Discovery Consulting have joined forces to present the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The conference is taking […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – Nuix confirmed as a sponsor

January 29th, 2013

Nuix has been confirmed as a Gold sponsor for the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The Conference is being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on the Wednesday the 13th of February 2013. Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix solutions scale […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – Merrill Corporation confirmed as a sponsor

January 21st, 2013

Merrill Corporation has been confirmed as a sponsor for the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The conference is being held at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 13th of February 2013. Merrill Corporation is a global provider of transcription, court reporting, e-discovery, captioning and digital audio transcription services to government bodies, legal and […]

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New Zealand eDiscovery Conference – Early Bird Discount extended to 25 January

January 16th, 2013

Ernst & Young and E-Discovery Consulting have extended the Early Bird Discount for the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference until the 25th of January. With 4 weeks to the conference there has been considerable initial interest. Registered attendees currently include lawyers and legal support staff from large and small law firms, as well as […]

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Calling potential sponsors – New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

December 18th, 2012

Ernst & Young and E-Discovery Consulting are looking for sponsors and exhibitors to join with them to help develop the e-discovery industry in New Zealand. The Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference is the first of its kind in New Zealand being held in Auckland on the 13th of February 2013. The Conference is an […]

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Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference – 13 February 2013

December 14th, 2012

Ernst & Young and E-Discovery Consulting have joined forces to present the Managing eDiscovery in New Zealand Conference. The Conference is taking place at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland on Wednesday the 13th of February 2013. Understanding the practical impact of the High Court Discovery Rules 12 months on Electronic discovery in New Zealand has […]

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E-Discovery seminar promotes the importance of cooperation and proportionality

September 7th, 2012

The importance of proportionality and cooperation were key messages to come from the Auckland District Law Society’s seminar on E-Discovery which I spoke at last week. Joining me as speakers at the seminar were Judge David Harvey and Kiri Harkess from McElroys. The seminar was designed to look at the basics of E-Discovery, but also […]

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A week in Australian E-Discovery

June 29th, 2012

I am currently getting back to work that I had to put on hold as I visited Australia last week on an E-Discovery information gathering mission. The week involved meeting up with a number of providers and players in the ediscovery space in Australia to evaluate what was happening across the Tasman, as well as looking to […]

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Strong Judicial Presence for Chilli IQ’s E-Discovery Summit

May 29th, 2012

The Chilli IQ 6th Information Management & E-Discovery Summit is only a few weeks away and with the list of confirmed speakers and content, this year’s event promises to be a valuable experience for all those involved with E-Discovery. Looking through the conference programme there are some excellent subject matters for a number of the […]

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A busy few weeks in e-discovery

May 23rd, 2012

It has been a busy time of late in the e-discovery space in New Zealand. An unfortunate result of which is that I have somewhat neglected my blog over the last couple of weeks, which I only realised when a couple of my readers contacted me directly about when I am posting my next blog […]

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AccessData visit NZ to promote the new Summation

May 2nd, 2012

AccessData are continuing their worldwide ReDiscover Summation roadshow this week with sessions in both Auckland and Wellington. The seminars will provide an opportunity for AccessData to showcase the redesign of Summation to existing clients and potential new clients. The session will be led by Kate Paslin who is Assistant General Counsel for AccessData. I have […]

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Growing litigation support options in NZ

February 9th, 2012

A common concern that I have heard of late is that there are not enough litigation support options available in New Zealand. Fortunately this is not the case, as it has never been a more important time to have litigation support options available since the new electronic discovery rules commenced on 1 February. Over the […]

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