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A Practical Guide to eDiscovery in Canada

An essential litigation law tool for the digital age litigant, this comprehensive guide offers an understanding of key terms and processes, from initial planning and preparation through to the data gathering, production, and post-collection stages.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781554967681

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A Practical Guide to eDiscovery in Canada is your one-stop resource for successful and efficient production of electronically stored information.


An essential litigation law tool for the digital age litigant, this comprehensive guide offers an understanding of key terms and processes, from initial planning and preparation through to the data gathering, production, and post-collection stages. With contributions by industry experts, it gives insider insight and practical tips on adoption of strategies, effective communication and collaboration, legislative requirements, and engagement of third-party experts to ensure efficiency, best practices, and successful risk-management.


The guide includes:

  • Convenient tables listing factors and tips for consideration at various stages of the eDiscovery process
  • A comprehensive checklist for your eDisovery plan, start to finish
  • Appendices containing ready-to-use templates and sample documents, including an Information Technology Questionnaire, Custodian Interview Questionnaire, Litigation Hold Notice, Chain of Custody Log, Litigation Hold Notice Reminder, and Litigation Hold Release Notice
  • Summaries of important case law and its practical implications for the eDiscovery process

This book is ideal for:

  • Civil litigators, who need to know how to best collect electronic content for building a case
  • Corporate counsel, who need to know how to address content management in their own companies and who may need to consult with e-discovery experts if facing litigation
  • Crown Counsel, who need to be aware of their obligations to disclose all case documents
  • Law clerks, paralegals, law professors, law students, law libraries and to executives and managers who design, implement and execute policies relating to the management of electronic content

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Early Planning: First Steps for Successful eDiscovery
Chapter 2: Locating Data: Identification, Preservation, and Collection
Chapter 3: The Technologist Track Post-Collection: Processing and Productions
Chapter 4: Post-Collection: The LawyerTrack
Chapter 5: Staying Litigation Ready:Best Practices for Document Management
Appendix A: Template: Information Technology (IT) Questionnaire
Appendix B: Template: Custodian Interview Questionnaire
Appendix C: Template: Litigation Hold Notice
Appendix D: Template: Chain of Custody Log
Appendix E: The eDiscovery Plan
Appendix F: Template: Litigation Hold Notice Reminder for Document Preservation
Appendix G: Template: Litigation Hold Release Notice
Table of Cases
Index