The Osgoode Certificate in E-Discovery, Information Governance and Privacy

Where Law, Information, and Technology meet! If your work involves navigating large amounts of information in the course of litigation or transactional matters, you need to stay on top of the latest developments in electronic discovery, legal information management, records governance, and privacy law.

Designed by leading names from law, industry, and government, this multi-faceted, skills-based program provides a comprehensive guide to the knowledge and strategies you need if your work involves e-Discovery, records management, or information governance. Technological competence is a must-have in today’s digital world, as is the ability to manage electronic information.   

In five, one-day modules, using case study simulations, skills-based exercises and interactive break-out sessions, learn about these topics and more:

  • E-Discovery overview: legal and technology issues
  • Preservation of evidence
  • Collecting, storing, and processing e-documents
  • How to conduct an effective case assessment
  • The discovery process and best practices
  • Managing expectations of clients and the Courts
  • Project management in litigation and due diligence, from start to finish
  • Common privilege issues
  • Hands-on demonstrations of forensics and analytics tools
  • Privacy, confidentiality, cybersecurity, and AI issues in legal information
  • The struggle between privacy and data retention
  • Information governance strategies now and in the future
  • Records management in the legal context
  • Electronic advocacy in courts and tribunals
  • Important developments in case law and legislation