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

He is the head of BRG’s eDiscovery and Forensics practice in Asia–Pacific. He has over twenty years of experience in forensic consulting, compliance investigations, crypto tracing, information governance, eDiscovery, data identification, and data collection. He has managed document review for both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Before joining BRG, Mr. Gunawan worked for a specialist consulting firm, where he led the strategic design and implementation of end-to-end forensic technology services. He managed large-scale eDiscovery, information governance, and review services in sectors including finance, life sciences, and energy. He has provided eDiscovery consultancy services regarding financial and economic issues in complex litigation and dispute cases. He also worked for a Big Four professional services firm and in-house with several leading law firms.

Mr. Gunawan is a testifying expert in the area of computer forensic and eDiscovery and has sworn in both UK and US courts. He is a certified Legal Lean Sigma practitioner and holds various computer forensics accreditations.

Who’s Who Legal Data 2021 recommended Mr. Gunawan as an expert who “excels in large-scale complex e-discovery work”, in which “he approaches tasks thoughtfully and provides solutions-focused advice”.

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.'”