Episode Summary: Melina Efstathiou of Eversheds joins Bill and Rob to discuss this summer’s surprise decision by the European Court of Justice invalidating the EU-US Privacy Shield. The three will also dive into the current state of other data transfer mechanisms, the looming Brexit implications, and what the future may bring for cross-border ediscovery.
Melina joined Eversheds Sutherland as the Head of Litigation Technology in August 2019 and brings with her over 10 years’ experience in the legal technology sector. Her remit includes building on the firm’s existing suite of technology solutions for disputes and investigations work. As a recognised expert in legal technology and a very experienced ediscovery practitioner, she has been passionately leading the currently ten-strong Propel Lit Tech team. Melina most recently worked at Relativity where she was Senior Customer Success Manager with responsibility for client on-boarding, integration, and successful adoption of Relativity’s technology in traditional and alternative use cases.
Melina is a qualified lawyer, and before moving into legal technology spent eight years practising law, specialising in financial crime and complex fraud investigations.
The podcast wholly devoted to pursuing the legal technology revolution. Co-hosts Bill Mariano and Rob Hellewell explore the impacts and possibilities that new technology is creating by streamlining workflows for ediscovery, compliance, and information governance.