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Paula Fearon

Head of Project Services
McCann Fitzgerald

Paula heads McCann FitzGerald’s Project Services Group, a team of qualified lawyers and technical experts who specialise in large scale document review projects. Paula trained with McCann Fitzgerald and qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and having spent many years as a commercial litigator in the firm, she has built up an extensive knowledge of ediscovery, disclosures, investigations and document analysis.  Applying this expertise, Paula joined the Project Services Group in 2016 where her work also now includes due diligence projects, loan sales, contract reviews and data access requests. Paula is an experienced people manager overseeing a number of large multi-disciplinary teams within the Project Services Group. Paula advises on discovery strategy, document review protocols, workflows and processes.  She is an experienced legal project manager and coordinates large-scale projects from document identification and preservation stage through to production. Paula has an in-depth technical knowledge of eDiscovery platforms and analytics tools and will ensure that the right technology is selected for each project and that resources are applied at precisely the right level to maximize effectiveness as well as time and cost efficiencies.  Paula also advises clients involved in regulatory investigations to ensure statutory document and information requests are complied with within the tight timeframes that are often stipulated by regulators. 

Learn more about Paula here.