Preparing Discovery Plans and Cost Outlines

July 15, 2014 8:45am

Discovery Plans

Tiffany Soucy
Senior Associate
Dentons Canada LLP

  • Determining the level of detail necessary for your Discovery Plans
  • How do you assess which items should be included? Which are optional?
  • Dealing with counsel that do not provide a plan
  • Consequences of not filing or not following a discovery plan
  • Establishing guidelines that lawyers can refer to when meeting with opposing counsel
    • Ensuring all relevant steps and timing can be discussed efficiently and effectively
  • Costs outline vs. Bill of Costs: understanding which one to use and when
  • Ways to boost efficiency when compiling a cost outline
  • How to calculate partial and substantial indemnity rates
  • Work through a mock scenario and a sample document