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This is the process whereby you review the documentary evidence and decide what documents should be disclosed. To do this effectively and efficiently you need to be well prepared. This means having in place:
strategies to limit the scope of documents to be reviewed
a review team
targets for the review team
the right tools for the job
communication with the client
It is important to be aware that the review process does not exist in isolation at the end of having sought and obtained documents to review. The way in which you manage the review process and the tools you have at your disposal may well shape the way in which you undertake the document collection process to start with.
Note: this Practice Note does not cover the provisions of the disclosure pilot scheme in the Business and Property Courts under CPR PD 51U in force as of 1 January 2019—for further guidance, see Practice Note: Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot scheme.
Some of these issues you will already have discussed with your client and the other side, for instance the extent of the reasonable search, and how the quantity of electronically stored information (ESI) can be reduced with the use of keyword searches, date ranges etc. See: Practice Notes: Disclosure—standard disclosure and the reasonable search—what
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