Michael Stocks and Elizabeth Butler discuss parties’ obligations to preserve documents when a commercial dispute is on the horizon including what documents need to be retained and how those documents are to be preserved in practice.
It is not straightforward but it is crucial that parties take the time to understand their obligations and ensure that they comply with their duties as the Court will not look favourably on a party who fails to preserve documents.
This is the first in a series of short videos aimed at businesses and individuals who may be contemplating pursuing or already involved in a commercial dispute.
Watch the full series:
- Dispute Resolution: a survivor's guide - litigation contemplated? Duty to preserve documents
- Dispute resolution: a survivor's guide - an introduction to privilege (part one)
- Dispute resolution: a survivor's guide - an introduction to privilege (part two)
- Dispute resolution: a survivor's guide - an introduction to jurisdiction