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

Heuristica Discovery Counsel Becomes RelativityOne Silver Partner

Heuristica Discovery Counsel Becomes RelativityOne Silver Partner

Heuristica extends its commitment to RelativityOne by becoming the world’s first law firm to achieve Silver Partner status.

 

Toronto, Ontario – September 11, 2020 – Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP, Canada’s only independent, national law firm focused on electronic discovery (eDiscovery), evidence management, and related legal services, today announced that it has become a RelativityOne Silver Partner for providing exceptional service experience to its RelativityOne end users.

 

Heuristica is in the unique position of being the only independent Canadian national law firm with a practice dedicated to electronic evidence management and is known for its innovative approach to eDiscovery.  It provides a full range of eDiscovery counsel, electronic evidence collection, hosting, review and production services. … Read More

Calgary eDiscovery Seminar Series – Register Now!

Calgary eDiscovery Seminar Series – Register Now!

We are pleased to announce that, beginning in mid-February, we will sponsor and teach an eight-part legal eDiscovery Seminar Series in downtown Calgary on the fundamentals of modern discovery practices, including developments in case law. 

 

Unless it is a hand-written note, physical or oral evidence, all evidence is electronic.  Over the last number of years, Canadian case law and procedural rules have changed to recognize this reality.

 

Recent developments can have a significant impact on litigation/arbitration and regulatory proceedings as well as on our professional obligations and responsibilities to provide clients with advice and strategy to effectively deal with electronic evidence in a defensible and proportionate manner.… Read More

ILCO Fellowship Course – Electronic Discovery Practice and Principles

ILCO Fellowship Course – Electronic Discovery Practice and Principles

Leading eDiscovery practitioners from Heuristica Discovery Counsel will once again teach the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) Fellowship Course “Electronic Discovery Practice and Principles“.

 

Designed for litigation support professionals and law clerks, this course will explore the legal and practical principles of electronic discovery in a legal practice context.

 

Using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and the Sedona Canada Principles, we will discuss the issues and tasks underlying each phase of the process.  With an emphasis on proportionality and defensibility at every stage, practical information will be covered, including:

 

  • cooperative discovery planning
  • the supporting evidence required for discovery motions
  • and the admissibility of evidence

We also will cover how to best work in a cost-effective manner and bring value to the legal team and client.… Read More

Felsky is Panelist on Sedona Canada Webinar

Felsky is Panelist on Sedona Canada Webinar

Martin Felsky will participate as a panelist on The Sedona Conference Webinar on The Sedona Canada Commentary on Privacy and Information Security for Legal Service Providers:  Principles and Guidelines.

 

The legal world’s reliance on technology has created incredible efficiencies and as a result, personal and confidential information (“PCI”) is more readily available and at greater risk of being compromised.  Law firms and legal service providers are targets by hackers and data thieves.

 

Law firms and legal service providers have heightened responsibilities to protect the information entrusted to them.  They are subject to the same federal and provincial statutory regulations regarding data privacy and data security as other business entities but are also subject to professional ethics rules regarding technological competence and client confidentiality.… Read More