Erick Gunawan is a managing director based in BRG’s Singapore and Sydney offices.

He is the head of BRG’s Forensic Technology practice in Asia–Pacific. He has over twenty years of experience in computer forensics, compliance investigations, crypto tracing and investigations, dawn raid readiness, and eDiscovery. He has managed document review for both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Throughout his career, Mr. Gunawan has managed hundreds of large-scale computer forensics, eDiscovery and document review matters in sectors including finance, construction, life sciences, and energy. He has provided forensic consultancy services regarding financial and economic issues in complex litigation and disputes cases. Before joining BRG, he worked for a number of professional services firms, including a Big 4 consultancy firm, and in-house with several leading law firms.

Mr. Gunawan is a testifying expert in the area of computer forensics and eDiscovery and has sworn in Australia, UK, US, and Grand Cayman courts. He is a certified Legal Lean Sigma practitioner and holds various computer forensics accreditations. He is highly proficient in Relativity, Nuix, EnCase, Cellebrite, Brainspace, Chainalysis, Ringtail, and Axcelerate.

Mr. Gunawan is consistently recognised by Who’s Who Legal in its Data guide as a Thought Leader and its Investigations guide.

Employment History

Law in Order PTY LTD
Global head of consulting, head of consulting (Asia)
2016 – 2020

Manager, associate director, senior manager
2012 – 2016

Morgan, Lewis & Blockius
Practice technology senior analyst
2010 – 2012

Herbert Smith Freehills
Project coordinator and technical analyst
2009 – 2010, 2005 – 2007

King & Wood Mallesons
Senior information analyst
2007 – 2009

Diskcovery Information Management
Assistant data manager
2004 – 2005

Professional Affiliations

Golden Key International Honor Society, Computer Science, Member

Areas of Expertise


Macquarie University
BCompSci, Computer Science


Who’s Who Legal: Future Leader

Investigations – Digital Forensics Experts 2021

“Erick knows his different jurisdictions well so understands the sensitivities involved in the investigative process, particularly where it involves cross-border work”

Who’s Who Legal: Global Leader

Data – Data Experts 2021

“Erick Gunawan ‘excels in large-scale, complex e-discovery work’ in which ‘he approaches tasks thoughtfully and provides solutions-focused advice.'”