Reply All Emails: Think before you press send

WeirFoulds Client Newsletter | NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Lisa Borsook

There has been and continues to be differences of opinion amongst lawyers about using the "reply all" feature for emailing responses to other lawyers, in circumstances in which those other lawyers have copied their clients on the initiating email. Apart from the more annoying aspects of the "reply all" response, filling up your in-box with a panoply of responses to an email that was widely circulated when it is just as easy to press "reply" rather than "reply all", there are also some ethical concerns associated with the use of the "reply all" function.

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