For law firms with offices in the UK, we can provide the services of a litigation support manager on a contract basis - to cope with a particularly large matter or to cover maternity leave for example.
Typically the work done by a litigation support manager might involve:
For firms without an office inside the UK we offer the services of an independent consultant on the ground with extensive knowledge of the London market for litigation support services. In addition to the services outlined above, we can also:
The overriding objective of the CPR is to enable the court to deal with cases justly (CPR1). Specifically this is stated to include "dealing with the case in ways which are proportionate.." and it then goes on to list factors which need to be considered to determine what is proportionate. Taken together these factors are generally referred to together as Proportionality.
… the failure to collect records - either paper or electronic - from key players constitutes gross negligence or willfulness as does the destruction of email or backup tapes after the duty to preserve has attached.
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