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 Western Canada ?

 

We have added several new important clients in the West and to better serve them and our existing clients we have opened a Western Canada office in Calgary at:

 

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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 concept clustering tool leverages “concepts” by assessing the meaning and context of terms contained within documents and by looking for relationships. … Read More

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 Review in October 2018.… Read More

The Limitations of Keywords

The Limitations of Keywords

Candice Chan-Glasgow

Director, Review Services and Counsel

February 5, 2019

 

A high-profile case making headlines again this week illustrates the frailties of relying on keyword searching alone when searching for relevant documents in any document review project.

 

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was charged last year with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets, and his legal team sought a court direction to obtain thousands of previously undisclosed government documents needed to defend him.

 

According to an article published by the Globe and Mail, Norman’s lawyers presented the court with evidence that his case was referred to by officials within the Department of National Defence using various codenames.  … Read More

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Review Counsel

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Review Counsel

We are adding several contract eDiscovery Review Counsel 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 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.

 

To apply, please submit your application from our Careers Page.

 

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