Years in Business
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What sets LDM Global apart?
1. Not a vendor. A partner.
We understand your needs and challenges and help you compete with firms (or corporations) twice your size. Add our consultants to your team for support without the costly investment of in-house staff.
2. Predictable costs and guarantees
LDM Global offers solutions to a broad range of matters, including small matters with fixed fees. A complimentary consultation is available to help score your matter, and guarantees are offered to ensure you gain value from your engagement.
3. Anywhere in the world
We’ve worked in 43 countries, have data centers in five: the U.K., U.S., Australia, China and the Cayman Islands, and have a global network of trusted partners.
Where you are, we are too.
4. Insolvency & Offshore
Our insolvency experts help to unravel the mysteries of insolvent entities by leveraging technology to build chronologies of events, perform tracing exercises and uncover whether there was fraud using bank statements to follow the money, etc.
5. Longevity and expertise
With over 20 years in business, LDM Global is one of the founding companies of eDiscovery. We’ve seen it all and use that experience to make your process run more smoothly. Many of our “A team” consultants have more than 20 years of experience in eDiscovery and litigation support. And at LDM Global, there is no “B team.” You always get our best.
History of LDM Global
1996: LDM Global was founded in London by two brothers from Sydney, Australia, as a legal photo copying company, initially called Law Copy. The company was the first company in London open 24 hours a day/365 days per year focused purely on the litigation support sector. Chris and Greg O’Reilly took turns working 12-hour shifts and sleeping next to the photo copiers to ensure timely service to their clients. Their commitment to quality continues today.
1998: LDM Global expanded to Manchester, England, and at the same time started scanning documents for litigation support databases/search engines.
That same year, the name of the company was changed to Legal Document Management Ltd. (LDM) to better reflect the growing service offering.
1999: LDM Global achieved the coveted U.K. certification – Investors In People.
2000: The landmark of 50 staff was achieved.
2001: LDM Global achieved ISO9001 (Quality Management Systems) and BS7799 (Information Security) certifications to further enhance our systems and reputation as a company focused on quality.
2002: LDM Global started offering electronic data processing via Merrill Corporation’s proprietary tool and loaded this data into flat line, relational databases like Concordance and Summation – which were innovative and cutting edge at the time. We were one of the first companies to offer this service to the U.K. marketplace.
In the same year, we did our first onsite scanning project in Paris, for a U.S.-based top 10 law firm – scanning 100,000 pages of heavy litigation documents in a week. We ran two shifts so we could work from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. We quickly gained the reputation among U.S. law firms and service providers as being the “go-to” guys to go onsite anywhere around Europe to collect, scan and upload documented evidence for attorney review.
2004: We hosted our first web-based review tool – Case Logistix.
2006: We hosted online via Concordance FYI.
2007: LDM Global introduced Relativity to the U.K. market. Now it has become the market de facto, like Concordance and Summation before it. Being an early adopter of Relativity has enabled us to execute tasks and consult with clients with a high level of expertise.
2009: LDM Global opened its first office in the United States in Connecticut, and at the same time became Safe Harbor Certified.
2010: LDM Global opened a data center in Reston, Va., in the Dulles Tech Corridor. Our data processing and review tools on two continents better enabled us to support our growing global client base and the EU Data Privacy restrictions on the transfer of data for discovery.
2012: LDM Global moved its official headquarters from London to Steamboat Springs, Colo., while still retaining the London office.
2013: The U.S. data center was moved from Virginia to Denver.
2014: LDM Global’s third data center opened in Sydney, Australia.
2015: After working for several years with offshore law firms and insolvency practitioners, LDM Global opened its Caribbean office in Grand Cayman to better support clients.
2016: LDM Global’s fourth data center opened in Grand Cayman.
2017: Recognizing that our clients had become prime targets for cyber criminals, we realized we needed to share our expertise and launched our cybersecurity division.
We also became Privacy Shield certified.
2018: LDM Global appointed Conor Looney as Chief Executive Officer. Company founder and former CEO Chris O’Reilly stepped into an advisory role while Looney takes on the leadership of the company.
Additionally, LDM Global brought on a Director of Business Development in the UK, Channel Islands and EMEA, to assist the already excellent team of technical professionals in expanding LDM Global’s presence in the region.
2019: LDM Global expanded to the Asia-Pacific region, hiring a Chief Customer Officer and Vice President of eDiscovery, both with more than 20 years of experience, and a Solutions Consultant based out of our Sydney office.
LDM Global expanded its EMEA operation, opening an office in Dublin and hiring an EMEA Director, based in Dublin.
We also hired new associates in Boston and London.
To ensure true end-to-end support for our clients, we expanded our services to include managed document review.
We partnered with the Association of Certified e-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), to further support and educate the global eDiscovery community.
Additionally, our Indian service center earned ISO 27001 certification.