Confusion over the handling of emails and other electronic documents for use as critical evidence in big litigation cases is costing the legal profession millions of pounds, a new survey has found. Ambiguity in deciding what forms of electronic communication should be used in so-called "e-disclosure" cases has led to a hike in …
"Confusion over the handling of emails ... is costing the legal profession millions of pounds"
Somehow I don't really think so: everything is billable, right?
Millions of pounds in new revenue, maybe.
Nothing ever "costs" the legal profession anything. It certainly may be costing them some time, but only their clients pay for it, double-billed of course.
Costs to them nothing actual value nothing. Charge to client 1m sounds about right.
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