Tue 18 June | 4:00PM - 6:15PM | Your desk or on your portable device


Discovery is an important aspect of pre-trial litigation preparation. Many lawyers find the process can be tiresome and tricky to complete. Add to that the element of technology and it could become a torment.

This practical session will guide you on how to manage the discovery process efficiently and to your client’s advantage.

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain a better understanding of the lifecycle of the discovery process.
  • Receive practical insights into the process and requirements, and how you can make use of technology to achieve the outcome you want.
  • Learn more about the issues that you should be aware of when going through the discovery process.

Who should attend?

All litigators and especially those who are responsible for handling the discovery process.

live stream registration only

Please note this page is only for registration to attend ivia live stream,

To register to attend in person click here.


Sarah Yallop
Yallop & Co

Allison Ferguson
Wilson Harle

Allison is a partner of specialist litigation firm Wilson Harle.  She has acted for clients across a wide range of civil and commercial disputes. She has appeared as counsel in the courts at all levels.

Allison’s experience includes acting for and advising clients in respect of breach of contract, negligence, insurance, construction, shareholder disputes, media, Fair Trading Act and Commerce Act issues, public law and regulatory matters. 

She is a long standing member of the NZLS Civil Litigation and Tribunals Committee. 

Nura Taefi
Shortland Chambers

Nura practices general commercial and civil litigation. She works with solicitors on behalf of individuals, small to medium business and large companies. She receives instructions in a wide range of areas, with a focus on contract, negligence, intellectual property, employment, human rights, privacy, media, trust, and relationship property matters.

Nura has appeared as counsel before most of New Zealand’s courts and specialist tribunals. Her experience includes trial and appellate work. In addition to litigation, Nura provides legal advisory work and prepares opinions on a range of commercial and civil matters.

Nura holds a BA/LLB from Auckland University and an LLM (with distinction) from University College London. Nura began her career at Kensington Swan in Auckland, and joined the independent bar in 2012. 


Allison Ferguson
Wilson Harle