Document Review

Document Review

Document review is done differently at Heuristica.  Heuristica is focused on providing clients with exceptional value and a competitive edge.  We have developed an innovative, analytics- based approach that increases the speed and quality of the review.  Our document review services reduce costs, provide cost certainty and increase value to the litigation team.

 

We achieve these results by having counsel conduct non-linear review using powerful software analytics and processes to search for critical and relevant documents.  Our lawyers don’t just tag documents, they use their legal skills and experience to identify key documents and events, and to provide key evidence summaries.  … Read More

Discovery Counsel

Discovery Counsel

Heuristica Discovery Counsel is focused on assisting law firms and corporate clients in meeting their legal obligation to conduct efficient, proportionate and defensible discovery processes when dealing with electronic evidence.

 

The procedural and legal issues that arise in connection with electronic evidence and advances in legal technology have created a complex niche requiring a marked level of expertise in this area of law.

 

Virtually every file has electronic evidence, and it is important to understand how to manage the legal requirements in fulfilling discovery obligations while using best practices.

 

Heuristica can assist in the initial planning and the negotiation of a discovery plan to contain costs.… Read More

Litigation Software

Litigation Software

Like email and word processing software, litigation software is a necessary tool in a modern law firm.  Lawyers need quick access to important records, and a way to capture their legal insight as they work.  Three ring binders and coloured sticky notes are just not the most efficient or effective way to manage legal evidence.

 

Until very recently, the cost of litigation software, and the complexity of using and supporting it was an insurmountable barrier for all but the largest law firms. Heuristica was founded with the objective of bringing technology to the practice of law.  The litigation software we have selected for our teams covers the full spectrum. … Read More

Fee Estimate Upheld in FOI Appeal

Fee Estimate Upheld in FOI Appeal

In an important decision for public bodies, a recent Information and Privacy Commissioner decision upheld a fee estimate for the search and redactions of electronic information.

 

In this case, the requester sought access to “… all records regarding two aboriginal children refusing chemotherapy at McMaster Children’s Hospital and the resulting Ontario court family division case between Hamilton Health Sciences and Brant Child and Family Services including but not limited to records regarding the Nov. 14, 2014 decision and April 24, 2015 clarification.”  The requester later clarified that this request did not extend to clinical records or records subject to solicitor-client privilege.… Read More

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Review Counsel

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Review Counsel

The firm is looking to add several contract eDiscovery Review Counsel to its roster and offers competitive compensation.

Successful candidates must have post call litigation experience and have an interest in electronic discovery.  Prior Relativity experience would be an asset.  Strong analytical and drafting skills are also required.  All applicants must be called to the Bar in Ontario and carry LawPro insurance.

 

We currently have a need for Review Counsel fluent in Italian.

 

We welcome applications from all interested individuals, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Please submit your application from our Careers Page.… Read More