Legal, Accountancy and Professional Sectors

Legal, Accountancy and Professional Services

MD5 supports numerous Legal 500 law firms, reputable accountancy practices and insolvency practitioners on a daily basis. Our team of experts works closely with our professional clients to develop the most appropriate strategy to collect, preserve and investigate digitally stored information; therefore, this will guide you, on the best approach to using your digitally held evidence for the benefit of your case.

We can provide our services across a wide range of investigations and eDisclosure cases including:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • Intellectual Property/Trade Secrets
  • Employment Cases
  • Fraud and Business Crime
  • Insolvency
  • Internal Investigations
  • Tax & Regulatory Investigations

Digital Forensics

Since MD5 foundation in 2003, our dedicated research and development team are always investigating the latest technology, ensuring our capabilities meet the demands of our clients.

MD5 experts will discover reliable evidence from the investigations of computers, mobile phones, cloud data, and Internet activity to allow us to:

  • Investigate the chain of digital events.
  • Accidentally or intentionally deleted documents can be recoverable.
  • Unlock devices and decrypt documents.
  • Discover “smoking gun” documents & emails.
  • Authenticate original digital documents.
  • Identify web-browsing, webmail and cloud based activity.

eForensics & eDisclosure Investigations

MD5’s flexible approach combines expertise in digital forensics, data analytics, and electronic review tools. Thus, to assist with investigating digital data from computers, mobile phones, tablets and the Internet for suspicious activity.

A managed eDisclosure service to suit the needs of the case, plus with transparent, predictable costs that are proportionate for every day as well as complex cases along with affordable fixed price options for smaller cases. MD5 work closely with the client to meet the challenges for eDisclosure, Advanced Analytics software which helps gain early insight into the dataset and costs.  For this reason, duplicate and near duplicate documents are automatically identified to reduce the volume of data going forward for review.  Therefore, where possible we convert PDFs etc. to text and decrypt password-protected documents. Furthermore, sophisticated filtering and data analysis techniques quickly identify relevant documents and eliminate unnecessary evidence.

MD5’s powerful and easy to use review platform will help you to organise and achieve efficient review rates, with our secure online access 24/7 from any PC connected to the internet. As part of the package, MD5 also provides training and support from our knowledgeable staff.

Large scale complex project can benefit from MD5’s online review platform due to the power of the latest Technology Assisted Review and predictive coding technologies.

MD5 are an approved Supplier to Crown Commercial Services Framework Agreement RM3717 for End to End eDisclosure Services

Security of Data

Our clients have peace of mind when conducting an eForensics investigation or eDisclosure exercise due to MD5 placing the highest priority on cyber and data security. Currently certified for ISO 27001 for Data Security and Cyber Essentials Plus Certification – which verifies:

  • Boundary firewalls and internet gateways
  • Secure configuration
  • Access control
  • Malware protection
  • Patch management

MD5 Ltd employees have Security Clearance, experience in dealing with sensitive cases plus fully trained for court attendance where and when required.

For further information, please Contact Us now for your free no obligation quotation.

I was very satisfied with MD5's performance in relation to the recent eDisclosure exercise with which they assisted.

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