We’re Hiring eDiscovery Counsel, Discovery Review Counsel, and Document Reviewers

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Counsel, Discovery Review Counsel, and Document Reviewers

We’re gearing up to meet the growing demand for our innovative approach to eDiscovery and document review.

 

We need to add several eDiscovery Counsel, Discovery Review Counsel, and contract Document Reviewers to our teams in Calgary and Toronto.

 

Successful candidates must have:

 

  • post-call litigation experience
  • a strong interest in eDiscovery practice as a career path
  • experience with Relativity/RelativityOne software is an asset
  • strong technical, analytical and drafting skills
  • be called to the Bar in the province of practice
  • carry professional liability insurance

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

 

For more detail about each position, or to submit your application please visit our Careers Page.… Read More

What Ontario Courts are Saying about Redaction of Confidential or Sensitive Information

What Ontario Courts are Saying about Redaction of Confidential or Sensitive Information

Catia Amorim

Associate

 

July 13, 2021

 

The Superior Court of Justice recently reiterated the test to be met when it comes to redaction of otherwise relevant documents.

 

In Marsella v. BDBC, 2021 ONSC 3276, a wrongful dismissal case, the plaintiff sought production of unredacted copies of certain documents in the defendant’s Schedule A.  The documents at issue were created during an internal investigation which led to the plaintiff’s dismissal and contained the names of non-parties to the litigation.

 

Arguing for disclosure, the plaintiff posited that there was no evidence to show that the redacted information was sufficiently confidential or sensitive in nature that disclosure would result in “significant harm or prejudice” to BDBC or any non-parties. … Read More

Federal Government Redaction Blunder Makes Headlines

Federal Government Redaction Blunder Makes Headlines

Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel

 

March 15, 2021

 

A recent CBC news article highlights the Federal Government’s failure to properly redact sensitive information.  This follows some high profile redaction failures south of the border, most notably when Paul Manafort’s lawyers failed to properly redact sensitive and damaging information in documents filed with the Federal Court.

 

Proper redaction tools and workflows should be used to ensure privileged or sensitive information is appropriately redacted.  As a gentle reminder, The Federation of Law Societies of Canada amended its Model Code of Professional Conduct in October 2019 to include commentary on technological competence:

 

[4A] To maintain the required level of competence, a lawyer should develop an understanding of, and ability to use, technology relevant to the nature and area of the lawyer’s practice and responsibilities. … Read More

Voted again as Leaders in Document Review

Voted again as Leaders in Document Review

For the third year in a row Heuristica has been selected by the readers of Canadian Lawyer magazine as a leader in Legal Process Outsourcing and Managed Document Review.

 

Canadian Lawyer recently announced the winners of the 6th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards which are designed to give a voice to their readers to identify which service providers are the best at what they do and prevailed among their competitors.

 

Brian Pel, the firm’s COO and Senior Counsel, said he is “grateful to both the firm’s legal and technical teams for constantly pushing the envelope to find better and faster ways of serving our clients in their eDiscovery projects. … Read More