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Litigation Readiness
and Legal Hold Advisory

Create a Defensible Plan

A well-implemented litigation readiness and legal hold plan decreases the risk associated with inadvertent spoliation and increases the chances of a successful outcomes in your legal matter.


A well-developed plan allows you to manage matter costs while decreasing the chances of lost data, time, or advantages in a case. Epiq consultants have deep experience in helping law firms and corporations shape, implement, and manage electronically stored information (ESI) and other data to ensure litigation and legal hold readiness. We bring clarity to the process and the confidence of reliable advanced planning.

Legal hold process development and optimisation

Epiq works with legal and IT stakeholders to determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to issuing legal holds and systematically preserving data, including evaluating and implementing 3rd party legal hold solutions. For organisations with processes already established, an assessment is performed, and recommendations for process optimisation are provided (along with an implementation road map).

Epiq will map your IT systems and data repositories and summarize essential facts that will reduce risk, cost and enhance efficiencies.

eDiscovery and litigation readiness assessment

For organisations not sure where to start building out an eDiscovery program or those wondering if their current approach is adequate, Epiq’s eDiscovery and litigation readiness assessment is a valuable resource to help identify significant risks and take action to remedy them.

Discovery process design

Epiq can design a detailed standard operating procedure and work instructions to aid legal, IT, and business staff in responding to discovery in a minimally disruptive yet defensible fashion. Our legal, IT, and forensic experts create detailed process diagrams and outline how to perform and execute all phases of eDiscovery.

ESI data mapping

A critical element of managing ESI or responding to discovery requests is knowing where your data is, how it’s being managed, and how to preserve what you need to keep. Epiq will map your IT systems and data repositories and summarise essential facts that will reduce risk, cost and enhance efficiencies.

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