Courts have consistently exercised discretion when allowing discovery in foreign proceedings under the 1782 discovery statute. A foreign tribunal or interested party in a foreign proceeding must petition the appropriate district court while satisfying jurisdictional and other requirements.
On January 12, 2017, a U.K. court rendered a decision in a class action that could affect the way U.K. courts view vicarious liability for data breaches.read more
The eDiscovery process is complicated, with ample opportunity for errors. Mistakes can be caused by poor identification, preservation, and collection processes; inadequate review; or incomplete production. Even in the best situations, mistakes will happen.read more
The new disclosure rules in the UK force counsel and their clients to think about disclosure much earlier in the timeline of a case. You need to submit initial disclosure with your statement of case, and you need to have an understanding of the key issues and the type of disclosure you will request for each within 28 days of close of the statement of case. read more