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Disclosure: Technology assisted review and the courts - Where are we now?

14 March 2018

The Pyrrho and Brown decisions in 2016 represented a watershed moment in litigation as the High Court approved, for the first time, the use of technology assisted review, or TAR, as part of the disclosure process. Judicial attitudes towards TAR have moved forward rapidly since then as the Courts seek to find ways to streamline disclosure and encourage accurate, cost effective and timely document review. The Courts have now said that parties no longer need the approval of the court to deploy TAR.

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