Since 2012, we have been adding features to LawFlow to make it the best e-discovery system for New Zealand lawyers – and we are continuing to actively develop the system. Here’s a list of just some of LawFlow’s features:

Discovery functions

  • Review documents to assess discoverability, privilege, confidentiality and other discovery information
  • Generate discovery lists (in Word or Excel format) per High Court Rules “Listing & Exchange” requirements
  • Create electronic bundles of documents High Court Rules “Listing & Exchange” requirements
  • Support for tailored discovery
  • Support for supplementary lists
  • Support for partial dates
  • Optional data entry via Excel
  • Ability to bulk-set discovery information

Discovery document management

  • Stores your client’s documents, and documents from other parties
  • Upload documents directly via your browser
  • Tools for managing bulk uploading of scanned paper documents (“batch scans”)
  • Handles native electronic documents in many formats, as well as scanned PDF documents
  • Automatically creates PDF versions of supported native formats
  • Automatically extracts email attachments as separate documents (per High Court Rules requirements)
  • Processes PDFs using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to make them searchable
  • Organise your documents into repositories (for your client and other parties) and into subject folders
  • Import discovery information from other parties

Document lists & bundles

  • Standard discovery lists
  • Common bundle lists
  • Affidavit annexure lists
  • Automatic numbering of documents of lists
  • Structured lists (e.g. grouping of particular documents within a list)
  • Ability to number attachments separately or as a sub-document of their parent
  • Stamping and numbering documents in bundles
  • Page numbering (across a whole bundle, or documents within a bundle)
  • Watermarks
  • Create bundles in native format, PDF format, or compiled PDF (rolling multiple PDFs into one)
  • Voluming (splitting bundles into volumes based of a specific page limit)
  • Hyperlinked bundle indexes
  • Nominating documents via worksheet

Document manipulation

  • Easily redact documents directly in your web browser
  • Track redaction information (redaction log)
  • Tools for splitting PDFs into separate documents
  • Tools for deleting and rotating PDF pages
  • “White-out” tool for removing non-discoverable, unwanted information from documents (e.g. headers, forwarding information)

Document analysis

  • Document tagging
  • Link documents to issues to gain greater insights into your case
  • Record chronology events for documents to assist with preparation of chronologies

Duplicates & similar documents

Multi-user support

  • Designed for a single user or a team of users
  • Workflow functions
  • Review tasks

Search

  • Search across all discovery documents, or a subset of documents, instantly
  • Powerful full-text search operators (boolean, proximity, phrases, fuzzy searches)
  • Ability to filter documents by date, discovery information, and other criteria

Administration

  • Create new projects instantly
  • Add users to a project
  • Export project information
  • Logging and audit information

Help & support

We value feedback from our users. If you have a feature request, please let us know!