Technology in Practice: The Blog

Technology in Practice is an annual litigation technology conference that provides educational and practical content for Canadian legal professionals. It is hosted by Commonwealth Legal and supported by our technology partners and fellow industry experts.

Reflections on Ipro Innovations 2017

May 5, 2017 1:39:10 PM | Peter Sanford

Last week, Commonwealth Legal sponsored Ipro's 16th Innovations Conference and my colleague, Hugo Stoupe, Senior Solutions Consultant, and I had the privilege of attending to present our session "Building Efficiencies with Creative Workflows in Eclipse" to our fellow attendees. 

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Topics: Peter Sanford, Sponsorships

The Changing Face of Litigation Support Technology in British Columbia

May 11, 2016 4:33:30 PM | Peter Sanford

The original article, written by Peter Sanford, Client Services Manager at Commonwealth Legal, was featured in the BCPA Paralegal Press, 2016 Spring Edition.

With many firms looking to replace their legacy review technology solutions, Peter Sanford, Client Services Manager at Commonwealth Legal, was asked by the BC Paralegal Association to provide insight into the key factors driving the decision-making process in the BC market.

Firms are looking for litigation technology solutions that help them effectively manage their regular caseload, while maintaining flexibility and scalability should case needs arise. Firms are also actively exploring opportunities to incorporate more thorough project planning into the discovery process, including the adoption of Early Case Assessment and the use of structured and conceptual analytics to prioritize documents for review.

Says Sanford,

"One of the key drivers of adopting next generation technology is the need to differentiate against other firms, and eventually, to keep up with clients. Compounding the pressure on law firms to fully embrace technology is the steady increase in the number of corporate clients attempting to address the data volume challenge head-on."

Read the full article in the BCPA Paralegal Press

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Topics: Published Articles, litigation technology, Peter Sanford