Director of Service Delivery, Europe

Josh brings over 20 years of complex litigation and ediscovery experience to his role. As Director of Service Delivery in Europe, he manages the production operations, solution analysts, project management, and hosted solutions teams to optimize how these groups come together around shared goals. In addition, he is responsible for managing and applying innovative solutions to drive efficiency, accuracy, and throughput when it comes to service delivery in Europe.

Prior to Lighthouse, Josh was an assistant director at Ernst & Young, where he helped run the forensic technology and ediscovery practice. Throughout his three-and-a-half-year tenure, he gained in-depth experience in identification through the presentation of electronic information linked to contentious matters in Europe, the US, the Far East, and Africa. He also had a specific remit to oversee the operational management of 100+ Forensic Technology team members and helped to develop Ernst & Young’s ediscovery strategy and solutions. Before Ernst & Young, he spent 13 years working as head of ediscovery at law firms Herbert Smith Freehills and Pinsent Masons.

Josh received his degree in Philosophy from the University of Glasgow and is PRINCE2 Project Management certified.

To Tiff or Not To Tiff

Published Mon, October 09, 2017 by Josh Yildirim

Co-authored by Josh Yildirim & Rob Iuliano

Relativity Fest UK - Top Learnings and Observations

Published Tue, May 30, 2017 by Josh Yildirim

Relativity Fest UK brought together many service providers and users of kCura’s Relativity and gave others a chance to showcase certain tools, technologies, and Relativity add ons. It also provided many litigation support specialists the opportunity to prove their Relativity mettle against a variety of Relativity tests, including the RCA, analytics, review support, and more.

Shifts in the eDiscovery Landscape - Cloud-Based Solutions and Office 365

Published Thu, March 23, 2017 by Josh Yildirim

Following our inaugural Illuminations Panel in November 2016, Lighthouse once again welcomed industry thought leaders to present on a panel at Middle Temple in London this past week. This time around, panelists from both the corporate and product side discussed integrated ediscovery, as well as how Microsoft Office 365 is changing the conversation. Panelists dove into the past, present, and future of cloud-based solutions, and what options are available to corporations today. Ironically, the classical and austere surroundings of the 14th...

Illumination Panel – Efficiency in eDiscovery Takeaways

Published Fri, December 02, 2016 by Josh Yildirim

This week, Lighthouse EU organised the first of their European Illuminations panels. The panel consisted of Meribeth Banaschik of Noerr, Grainne Bryan of McCann Fitzgerald, and Debora Motyka Jones of Lighthouse eDiscovery. The session was held in the grand surroundings of Middle Temple Inns of Court. (Interesting fact, Middle Temple was the last London venue to premier a Shakespeare play. Twelfth Night in 1602 to be exact.)

Brexit Considerations for eDiscoverists

Published Wed, August 03, 2016 by Josh Yildirim

The last few weeks have been an interesting time for practitioners of ediscovery in the UK. The result of the referendum to leave the European Union (EU) has resulted in a fair degree of turbulence in the markets and within the main political parties. As one would expect, there has been much commentary on the possible ramifications of what is being called “Brexit” and what impact this will have for those in ediscovery who are closely linked to financial and legal industries across Europe. Some of the commentary has been enlightening, but...

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