A highly qualified and experienced professional with a unique combination of legal and technical knowledge gained from over 14 years of legal experience including 10 years delivering innovative solutions and expert advice for discovery and legal technology client requirements


EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

Certified E-Discovery Specialist
Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists // 2018

Masters of Law and Legal Practice
University of Technology Sydney // 2008

Bachelor of Communication
University of Western Sydney // 2003

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

Dispute Resolution | Litigation Analyst
Baker McKenzie // August 2009 – Present

Conduct Early Case Assessment (ECA) of ESI using EDT software which reduces the volume of data by eliminating duplicates, system files (de-NISTing), files outside the relevant date range and other irrelevant material.

Analyse and manipulate data generating customised reports, statistics, and charts.

Process ESI into various formats for review, production, and presentation.

Perform streamlined review with data analytics to cluster conceptually similar documents and group email threads.

Implement validation rules and workflows to ensure an efficient, complete, and accurate review.

Conduct needs assessments with legal teams and clients to gather the requirements for their matters and projects. Advised on the best options and approach to meet the objectives.

Utilise the entire EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) life cycle, managing workflows and resources, providing direct support and training, ensuring deadlines were met, and budgets maintained.

Deliver digital forensic and forensic technology offerings to client and ensure their requirements are met.

Assist in the identification, collection and management of electronic data in support of engagements relating to electronic discovery, legal support, forensic investigations and digital forensics.

Undertake quality control measures to ensure consistent and accurate work practices

Manage eTrials, electronic Court books, preparation of hyperlinked documentation for counsel and setting up of video conferencing facilities for witness testimony.

Successfully provided technical expertise and advice to clients and other relevant parties in accordance to Australian Court Practice Notes and document exchange protocols with other law firms and regulators.

Effectively performed project coordination with the client and legal teams including management of LPO resources.


PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • NSW Practicing Certificate April 2009 to present day
  • Working knowledge of Legal compliance standards and other regulatory requirements
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Extensive experience in the areas of:
    • Client Engagement
    • Database Administration
    • Legal Analysis and Support