05 October 2017

Oxford University Press

Electronic Disclosure - Law and Practice by Wheater and Raffin

"There are a great many people who we would like to thank, without whom this book could not have been written. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to all those who have helped with this book, including our contributors, judges, solicitors, researchers, disclosure consultants, and members of the court staff. To attempt to list them all might risk injustice to any we may inadvertently omit. Their experience and input has been invaluable. However, we would like to pause to thank Jonathan Maas, Stephen Mason, Nick Ellett, and Opus 2 International Ltd for their technical input."


28 September 2017

The Masters Conference

Future Trends Influencing eDisclosure

Panellist


18 June 2017

Legal IT Today (issue 18, page 33: download)

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything

"We asked those who are right in the thick of change in the legal industry for their views on this famous comment made by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw."


09 May 2017

​​​​Artificial Lawyer

​Legal AI vs eDiscovery

​"This is a Guest Post by the well-known, UK-based, eDiscovery expert and consultant, Jonathan Maas, which looks into the increasingly integrated area where AI and legal discovery technologies meet and overlap."


09 May 2017

The Relativity Blog

The Best of Relativity Fest London: Our Favorite Quotes about eDisclosure, Brexit and More

Quotes Jonathan Maas


25 April 2017

Relativity Fest, London

International Update: Issues in Cross-Border eDisclosure and Data Protection

"With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) slated to take effect in May 2018, the future of the Privacy Shield and the effect of Brexit uncertain, and the new administration in Washington creating additional uncertainty about U.S. data laws and regulations, cross-border data issues are more important than ever."


06 February 2017

Legal Business (subscription required)

The Bleeding Edge - The Legal Tech Debate

"Cutting-edge legal tech is no longer an optional extra for law firms. In our latest round table with McCann FitzGerald, legal technologists debate the key barriers to success."


25 January 2017

LinkedIn Pulse

The Discovery Iceberg

Reprised and updated.


25 November 2016

Kerry Underwood Blog

The 12 Days of Christmas, Bolton Style

A little seasonal light-hearted fun, spawned by news of strange grants from Bolton Council to Asons lawyers.

12 October 2016

Legal Technology Insider

The Rationale behind The Maas Consulting Group

Why Jonathan Maas decided to set up a law and technology consultancy.


12 May 2016

eDisclosure Information Project

Pyrrho, GDPR, banking compliance and US-UK differences at the Relativity Spring Roadshow

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


26 March 2016

Rawlison Butler

​​Rise of the Machines – the Future of Electronic Disclosure

"For litigation cases involving large amounts of electronic disclosure, predictive coding could save countless hours of document review time. But although the technology is well-established in the US, a recent High Court case marks the first time the English Courts have approved the use of predictive coding. Michael Axe explains what this means for the future of electronic disclosure in English litigation and how it could signal a greater willingness to allow automated software to carry out the majority of the document review process."


11 January 2016

Barrister Magazine

​​Civil Litigation: The Disclosure Iceberg (download)

​A slightly more comprehensive breakdown of the anticipated, but unquantifiable, factors that can influence the cost of disclosure.


11 November 2015

eDisclosure Information Project

Cross-border discovery, unconventional sources of data and some unexpected artificial intelligence in Brussels

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


16 September 2015

eDisclosure Information Project

Documents win cases!

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


18 August 2015

eDisclosure Information Project

Getting the eDiscovery/eDisclosure terminology right when selling to lawyers

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


10 August 2015

Litigation Funding Magazine

​​The Disclosure Iceberg

​A breakdown of the anticipated, but unquantifiable, factors that can influence the cost of hard copy and electronic disclosure.


29 May 2015

ILTA White Paper

​eDiscovery/eDisclosure in the EU

​It can be difficult to get a solid hold of what is happening around the world regarding eDiscovery/eDisclosure.  Here we'll explore some current misconceptions, challenges and trends in the EU.


28 January 2015

eDisclosure Information Project

Why I go to LegalTech

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


24 June 2014

eDisclosure Information Project

Jonathan Maas joins Huron Legal in London

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


23 June 2014

Business Wire

​​Huron Consulting Group Bolsters Huron Legal’s UK Practice


08 November 2011

eDisclosure Information Project

Legal Support Network UK eDiscovery Briefing Paper collects expert views

​Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


01 November 2011

​Briefing on eDiscovery

Taming the Data Monster​

​Why the role of the law firm in disclosure is changing – and how eDiscovery tools are helping firms inside their own walls.


04 July 2011

Legal Week (registration required)

What the Briefings Say

"Legal Week presents the first instalment of our new online panel show for in-house lawyers. Fuelled by the most popular briefings from legalweeklaw.com, the panel explores five key subjects over the course of the show, including force majeure clauses, alternative fee arrangements, the Bribery Act, employment law and document retention."


01 February 2011

​ILTA

A Regional Look at the Evolution of Litigation Support


14 January 2011

eDisclosure Information Project

A reminder about some eDiscovery sources plus a mini-conference on video

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


17 December 2010

​Legal IT Insider

Something for the weekend – The 12 Days of eDiscovery​

A popular carol updated.


31 August 2010

eDisclosure Information Project

ILTA 2010 in Las Vegas: Strategic Unity, Defensibility and the Cloud

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


23 June 2010

Legal IT Insider

Jonathan Maas on the iPad – will it make a difference to the practice of law?

​Personal view: Jonathan Maas on the iPad – will it make a difference to the practice of law?


07 April 2010

eDisclosure Information Project

Jonathan Maas joins Ernst & Young

Blog post referring to Jonathan Maas


01 May 2008

​​ALSP Update/Association of Litigation Support Professionals Update

LiST – UK eDisclosure and Legal Technology, an Interview with Jonathan Maas  of DLA Piper UK LLP

​The Litigation Support Technology Group (LiST), a UK-based association, is an excellent source of information about the use of technology in support of litigation. Jonathan Maas, head of litigation technology at DLA Piper UK LLP, was instrumental in the formation and operation of LiST. ALSP Update recently interviewed Maas.


03 April 2008

LiST (The Litigation Support Technology Group)

​Draft Disclosure Statement (Form N265)

​LiST's attempt to update the Ministry of Justice's formal Disclosure Statement to reflect the existence of electronic disclosure.


01 April 2008

​Insurance Times (registration required)

Global e-disclosure

​Collecting and preserving electronic data for disclosure in a court case is a complex task. How can you devise a strategy which will do the job across international borders?


04 December 2007

Legal IT Insider

Some e-disclosure ideas for judges – and for the Courts Service​

Article referring to Jonathan Maas


27 April 2007

LiST (The Litigation Support Technology Group)

LiST's Data Exchange Protocol (Parts 1 and 2)

LiST's Protocol to effect the efficient exchange of disclosure data and documents between disparate document review systems.


08 July 2005

LiST (The Litigation Support Technology Group)

Draft Practice Direction for the Use of IT in Civil Proceedings

The precursor to the Ministry of Justice's formally amended Civil Procedure Rules Part 31 and Practice Direction 31B.


24 September 2004

LiST (The Litigation Support Technology Group)

Draft Technology Questionnaire

LiST's precursor to what became the Ministry of Justice's formal Electronic Documents Questionnaire, part of the Civil Procedure Rules' Practice Direction 31B.


01 May 2003

Society for Computers and Law (registration required)

The Impact of the Internet on the Provision of Legal Services

Jonathan Maas looks at how the Internet has been and is being used to change the way in which legal services are provided and considers how it may change working practices in the future, how it affects lawyer/client relationships and what opportunities it offers for law firms to deliver services more effectively.


15 June 1995

The Law Society

National Vocational Qualifications for Paralegals in Civil Litigation

Part of a group of practitioners working closely with The Law Society's Professional Standards and Development Directorate between 1995 and 1998 to create a series of NVQs for paralegals working in various areas of law, including Family and Matrimonial, Private Client, Civil Litigation and others.  Now I believe known as a Level 2 Award in Legal studies offered by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX)


13 May 1994

The Independent newspaper

Law: cutting down on the paperwork

The benefits, problems and implications of the increasing use of computers in litigation cases.


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