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3rd Edition of E-Discovery in Canada is now available

Posted in Class Actions


Susan Wortzman, partner and Director of E-Discovery, and a team of experienced authors the third edition of E-Discovery in Canada. The book covers everything lawyers, in-house counsel and law clerks need to know about conducting e-Discovery, from preservation to proportionality to costs.

Learn from the professionals in Canada and find out how to leverage their know-how for better outcomes for your clients’ in this revised and updated edition. The third edition can be purchased here.

This article was original posted on the Canadian Class Actions Monitor blog on June 2, 2017… Continue Reading

The Second Opinion: Production Orders and Electronic Information – Appeal Court Offers a List of Considerations

A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Opinions Group of McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Posted in Features, The Second Opinion

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal recently grappled with questions of relevance, proportionality and privacy in the context of whether or not to order the production of electronic information.

The court in Laushway v. Messervey, 2014 NSCA 7 affirmed an order requiring a plaintiff to produce a hard drive for forensic review because it contained metadata (essentially data about data) which could show how much time the plaintiff spent at his computer, a point central to his lost income claim.… Continue Reading