Firm Update … we’ve been busy!

Firm Update … we’ve been busy!

2018 was a huge success for the firm and to keep pace with client expectations and growth we have been busy with …   Getting more space …   We outgrew our old space so in October we moved into larger, more modern offices on Bay Street.  The new space can accommodate more and larger review teams, client meeting and work spaces, and is enabled with enhanced technology rooms with state-of-the-art security.  Our new address is:   655 Bay Street, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario, M5K 2K4   All email and telephone numbers remain unchanged.   Opening a new office in

Leveraging Concept Clustering in eDiscovery

Leveraging Concept Clustering in eDiscovery

Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel, and Catia Amorim, Associate   March 4, 2019   Even after de-duplication and some initial culling, it’s not unusual to still be faced with a significant number of electronic records in a given litigation matter.    Tools that help lawyers to “make sense” of a plethora of data and that assist in identifying key records are thus increasingly crucial to efficient and effective eDiscovery.  Fortunately, it’s possible to organize your electronic data into smaller buckets of conceptually similar documents.  One of the analytic tools that makes this possible is called “concept clustering”.   The

Heuristica Sponsors the Laskin Moot Court Competition

Heuristica Sponsors the Laskin Moot Court Competition

Once again Heuristica is pleased to sponsor the Laskin, Canada’s only annual national bilingual moot court competition.   The Laskin provides a unique opportunity for law students, judges, law professors and practitioners from across Canada to meet and debate problems of current importance in the law.   Every year, the Laskin has featured a problem that is concerned with issues of national interest and social importance.  Subjects addressed in past years include discrimination against women, the rights of First Nations peoples, language rights, globalisation, freedom of expression, and the legal implications of cutting-edge technology.   The competition’s goals are to foster a

Heuristica opens Western Canada office in Calgary … Calgary Herald writes article.

Heuristica opens Western Canada office in Calgary … Calgary Herald writes article.

We are very excited to open our Western Canada office in Calgary.   CEO, Founder and Senior Counsel, Crystal O’Donnell, and COO and Senior Counsel, Brian Pel, are interviewed by David Parker for an article in today’s Calgary Herald.   Parker says “On the 16th floor of Selkirk House, an etched sign on a door announces the opening of Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP, a company founded in Toronto to accelerate the use of digital technologies in the practise of law, focusing on the application of litigation software.   CEO Crystal O’Donnell and COO Brian Pel have been spending a lot of

Voted One of the Best … Thanks!

Voted One of the Best … Thanks!

We are honoured to have been awarded the 2019 Canadian Lawyer InHouse Readers’ Choice Award for Litigation Support & E-Discovery Consultants.   For the third consecutive year Canadian Lawyer InHouse has run their Readers’ Choice Awards which are designed to allow readers to recognize the vendors and suppliers they feel are the best at what they do.   Brian Pel, Heuristica’s COO and Senior Counsel, said he is “proud of the entire team at Heuristica for providing such a high level of service to clients to be recognized with this award.”   Heuristica also won the Canadian Lawyer Readers’ Choice Award for Legal Process Outsourcing and Document