Commonwealth Legal Adds Legal Hold Pro to Product Offerings
"FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE"
TORONTO, ON – October 15, 2011 – COMMONWEALTH LEGAL, Canada's leader in evidence management and electronic discovery solutions, has announced a new partnership with Zapproved to offer Legal Hold Pro to law firms and corporations. This partnership will complement Commonwealth Legal’s expanding product offerings while providing Zapproved with much-desired representation in the Canadian ediscovery marketplace.
“Legal Hold Pro will further expand our comprehensive technology toolkit by providing an innovative solution to corporations looking for an efficient way to manage their legal hold and preservation process,” said Karen Brookman, President of Commonwealth Legal. “By using this web-based solution to circulate preservation notices to custodians, Legal Hold Pro will help our clients efficiently manage legal hold compliance and control timelines. It is an elegant solution to an often complex problem.”
With no software or hardware to install, Legal Hold Pro offers an on-demand, low-cost and defensible tool to streamline an organization’s legal hold notification and compliance process. The partnership enables Commonwealth Legal to provide a truly end-to-end solution for evidence management to Canadian clients and a great solution for corporations looking for a powerful system for managing the preservation process.
“With the increased scrutiny on legal preservation in U.S. courts, we have seen much more interest from Canadian firms wanting to be ready for litigation in the United States,” said Brad Harris, Vice President for Legal Products at Zapproved. “We are excited to partner with Commonwealth Legal to help its clients raise their preservation game to minimize their risk of spoliation sanctions.”
ABOUT COMMONWEALTH LEGAL
Commonwealth Legal has built a strong reputation for its unparalleled client service, quality control levels, expertise and professionalism. As the first company to offer secure, online web-hosting solutions to the Canadian legal market beginning in 2000, Commonwealth Legal has been able to develop partnerships with the industry's leading providers including AD Summation, FTI Ringtail and Clearwell Systems. Today, Commonwealth Legal offers the broadest range of customizable, litigation support and electronic discovery solutions in Canada designed to empower every member of the legal team at every stage of the litigation process. In 2008 Commonwealth Legal proudly became the only ISO 9001 certified ediscovery company in Canada.
ABOUT ZAPPROVED INC.
Founded in February 2008, Zapproved is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider based in Portland, Ore., with a platform that adds accountability to business communications. Zapproved's first products focus on targeted compliance workflows that reduce liability risk in legal and regulatory compliance. The company is expanding its product line to create a suite of applications that address additional compliance. www.zapproved.com
CONTACTKaren Brookman, President