Rule 29.1 of Ontario’s Rules of Civil Procedure was changed in 2010 to require all parties to an action to agree to a discovery plan if they intend to obtain evidence through documents, oral examination, inspection of property, medical examination, or examination for discovery by written questions, she tells AdvocateDaily.com.
And since that change, Cole says her position at Heuristica — Canada’s only independent law firm providing eDiscovery service — means she’s no stranger to the myth that planning adds barriers and expense to the litigation process.… Read More
For the fourth consecutive year Canadian Lawyer has run their Readers’ Choice Awards which is designed to give a voice to their readers to identify which vendors and suppliers are the best at what they do.
Earlier this summer more than 2,000 lawyers and legal professionals cast 89,000 votes for their preferred suppliers in over 38 categories.
Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, said she is “thrilled to be recognized by clients and peers for the work we do” and credits “the amazing document review team we have for this award”.… Read More
She will discuss the policy decisions of the project and the role of the ULCC, the key features of the proposed Rule, and the next phases to implement the proposed harmonized Rule across Canada.… Read More
The relationship between in-house counsel and their external litigation counsel can be complex, sometimes causing tension that results in a less than perfect working relationship. While in-house counsel wrestle with doing more with less and litigating becomes more complex in our electronic age a new paradigm is needed such that the relationship between counsel ensures all parties benefit from the expertise of the other.… Read More