Why More Legal Departments are Insourcing E-Discovery
March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
According to Exterro’s The State of E-Discovery 2020 research, 68% of legal department heads expect e-discovery spend to stay the same this year. But with new business and litigation circumstances, and evolving data protection and privacy challenges, the complexity and cost of e-discovery is likely to increase.
To tackle these cost-related challenges, corporate legal departments are holding onto more work that may have once been passed along to law firms and are choosing to implement new technologies to improve efficiency.
Join Exterro and ACEDS on this UK/European focused webinar to explore:
- Why an increasing number of legal departments are insourcing e-discovery
- Case studies from successful legal teams
- Taking a holistic approach to tackling Legal GRC objectives
The Maas Consulting Group
Jonathan Maas isa renowned paper and electronic discoveryveteranwith an unparalleled 37 years experience in the field: 28 years in international law firms and nine years in international consultancies. Jonathan speaks and writes on the subject widely and has been involved in developing civil procedure in England & Wales to respond to the modern demands of litigating in the digital age.
Jonathan’s métier is acting as a bridge between technical experts and lay people, whether it’s conveying complex technology concepts to a legal audience or explaining matters of detailed legal procedure to IT specialists. He has the ability to unite diverse teams to complete discovery exercises as cost- and time-effectively as possible. In this way he has delivered numerous successful projects for national and international businesses and local and central government. This translates intoextremelyexperienced and empathetic support for lawyers and IT professionals.
His experience of identifying, collecting, classifying and acting on data in the legal environments of investigations and disputes continues to add value in the current environment: Sound and defensible data management is more important in business than it has ever been.
Founder and Head of Technology
Wildisen is an entrepreneur who has built and sold several legal technology businesses. He has an extensive background in legal and support services with degrees in both law and business. He is focused on providing product vision and commercial leadership to ensure client success.
Most recently he was a co-founder and Managing Director of Neota Logic, an AI automation platform for legal and professional services.
Prior to joining Neota, he was Head of Product Strategy for Epiq Systems, a Nasdaq-listed legal technology business. He joined Epiq in 2008 through its acquisition of PinPoint Global, a SaaS eDisclosure company of which he was both founder and CEO.
Greg previously lived in Australia where he founded Diskcovery, a legal support business with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Singapore, which was acquired by CCH (Wolters Kluwer) in 2002.
Greg was also an early investor and product leader in Ringtail Solutions a SaaS eDiscovery platform which was acquired by FTI Consulting and most recently acquired by Nuix.
He lives in London, UK with his wife and three children. He has a Bachelor of Law degree with Honours from University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Business (with Distinction) from Curtin University.
Tom Jackson is a senior director in FTI Consulting’s technology practice. He has extensive e-discovery experience and specialises in the development and customisation of review and reporting workflows and the reduction of review volumes through the application of both Relativity and broader data analytics practices. Mr Jackson has demonstrable experience across a range of market and industry segments, including managing multi-workstream, cross-border e-discovery projects in the United States, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. These projects have included several finance sector engagements, requiring simultaneous global data collection, the development of custom consolidated workflows and the management of cross-border deduplication and translation workflows. Prior to joining FTI, Mr Jackson was an assistant director in Ernst & Young’s forensic technology and discovery services team, where he co-led the establishment and development of a regional end-to-end e-discovery office in Manchester.
European Marketing Director
Stuart Davidson is the European Marketing Director at Exterro, the leading provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organisations. With software solutions that span the full e-discovery lifecycle and support privacy and information governance initiatives, Exterro helps some of the world’s largest organisations work smarter and more efficiently.