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The biggest talking points across UK e-discovery in 2020



Exterro leads this exciting and thought-provoking panel to explore some of the biggest talking points throughout the turbulent year of 2020 across the e-discovery industry in the United Kingdom. This one-hour pre-recorded session provides insight and commentary from leaders across the fields of legal operations and technology to weigh in on topics such as: 

  • COVD-19 and its impact;
  • the move to remote working;
  • technology usage and diversity;
  • increasing convergence with information governance and data privacy;
  • regulatory decisions – including Schrems II and Hong Kong’s National Security Law;
  • Brexit; and
  • the Disclosure Pilot Scheme.



Stuart Davidson
European marketing director



Stuart Davidson is the European marketing director at Exterro, the leading provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organisations. With software solutions that span the full e-discovery lifecycle, forensic investigations and support privacy and information governance initiatives, Exterro helps some of the world’s largest organisations to work smarter and more efficiently.



Bryant Isbell
Managing director, global e-discovery and data advisory
Baker McKenzie



Bryant Isbell is an industry expert with nearly 20 years’ experience focusing on information governance, data privacy, full Electronic Discovery Reference Model lifecycle execution and management and data analytics. During Bryant’s career, he has worked on countless disputes and investigations. Bryant handles all aspects of e-discovery and forensics globally for the firm. In addition, he provides consultative advice to clients on the preservation, collection, processing, hosting and production of electronically stored information. Bryant is an expert in data privacy and international collection logistics and has managed multiple complex projects in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia involving hundreds of millions of documents and thousands of reviewers worldwide. 


Gary Foster
Senior director
Alvarez & Marsal



Gary Foster brings over 12 years of experience in forensic technology solutions ranging from IT security protocols to forensic computer examinations, e-disclosure and forensic data analytics. Gary specialises in the end-to-end running of e-discovery matters with particular focus of using advanced analytical techniques to streamline and prioritise the analysis and review of complex data sets.

Gary’s primary areas of expertise are fraud investigations, dispute matters and regulatory and compliance matters, where he has worked with a variety of clients from a range of industries, including banking, utilities, aviation, retail, construction and telecoms.


Ben Sigler
Stephenson Harwood LLP



Ben Sigler is a partner with extensive experience in all aspects of dispute resolution, including arbitration, litigation and regulatory investigations. Ben primarily focuses on the financial and sports sectors, white collar crime and reputation management. He is a ranked lawyer in both data protection and sport in the Legal 500 2021.

Alongside Stephenson Harwood's innovation team, Ben is responsible for delivering innovation within the firm's contentious practices, which encompasses, among other things, managing the firm's approach to e-discovery.


20 January 2021
12:00 - 13:00 UTC
60 min