The eDiscovery Service Line

ELMS works directly with your clients and their IT teams to get the job done efficiently and right the first time.

ELMS are specialists in document identification and collection, with expertise in understanding the document landscape and the best ways to collect material from it.

ELMS build into the litigation database the document landscape – so you can see how the documents were originally organised.

ELMS trains your lawyers in the technology so that we get to the right results quickly.

Irrespective of the size of your practice, with ELMS as your eDiscovery consultant you can handle any sized case.

By having ELMS at the table with you, the value and cost savings to the client are made clear.

The eDiscovery Timeline

Identification of document sources

IDENTIFICATION OF DOCUMENT SOURCES

ELMS work with you and the client to discover the document forest – who was involved, what systems did they use, are there any risk with those systems and where things might be hiding.

Collection

COLLECTION

ELMS carefully extract the documents from the forest, making sure never to forget where they came from.

Preparation of protocol

PREPARATION OF PROTOCOL FOR THE EXCHANGE OF ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

With you, ELMS write the rules for the ongoing handling of the documents with other parties involved. These rules are important, and we want to make sure you understand their implications.

Processing of documents

PROCESSING OF DOCUMENTS

ELMS processes the document in accordance with the rules and removes the duplicates so we can save you some time along the way.

Litigation database setup

LITIGATION DATABASE SETUP

ELMS put the documents into the litigation database and gets your team ready to start review.

Preparing documents for legal review

PREPARING DOCUMENTS FOR LEGAL REVIEW AND REDUCTION OF VOLUME OF DOCUMENTS

But first of course, ELMS removes the junk files and works with you to whittle that document set down as much a we can.

Search and Analysis

SEARCH AND ANALYSIS

First we start looking for all the documents you need to review. We help you use all the tools the technology can bring to bear.

Legal Review & Disclosure

LEGAL REVIEW & DISCLOSURE

Now the documents are ready for you to review. Once you have found all the relevant documents, they are made ready to hand across to the other side.

Presentation of documents

PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS, eBRIEFS, WITNESS STATEMENTS, EXPERT REPORTS AND MORE

We put bundles together for your experts, witnesses and barristers, making it easy for them to move around the story.

Presentation of documents

TRIAL OR eTRIAL

Finally, we get you ready to run the trial, setting up the computers and technology to let you navigate the document landscape and the action in the court room.