The “always available and responsive” Jason Coyne garners plaudits for being “a great strategic and commercial thinker who also possesses impartiality and quality as an expert”.
Jason Coyne is a partner at IT Group, part of Blackrock Expert Services Group. He is an expert information technology (IT) and digital forensics consultant with over 30 years' experience spanning local and central government, telecommunications, construction, transport, manufacturing, healthcare, energy, oil and gas, wholesale and distribution, retail and gaming. He specialises in technology disputes, digital evidence and technology-based intellectual property matters.
Jason has given oral evidence in the Technology and Construction Court as well as various high courts, criminal courts, mediations and arbitrations in London, Brussels and Johannesburg.
He has been instructed as a technology expert witness in many high-profile private and public sector commercial litigations where technology-enabled projects have been delayed, have failed or are no longer viable. Jason has been instructed by leading law firms and insurers, acting for specialist suppliers and customers in large technical, infrastructure and outsourcing projects internationally.
Mr Coyne was instructed by the successful claimant is the landmark case Alan Bates and Others -v- Post Office Limited  EWHC 3408 (QB)] which involved the analysis of hundreds of thousands of technical documents. Mr Justice Fraser commented “[Mr Coyne] and his team had done an extraordinarily thorough job of examining many thousands of PEAKs and KELs.”
He has been instructed to handle the eDiscovery processes for clients in litigation and arbitration and to assist in the regulatory responses to ICO, Pensions Regulator, SRA and the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Often requiring the collection of many terabytes of data and hosting the review of cases in excess of 35 million documents.
Jason is skilled in the use of EnCase, Magnet Axiom, X-Ways, Cellebrite and a range of forensic tools. He is a practising member of the Society for Computers and Law and a member of the Academy of Experts.