Dispute Resolution

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Ben Giaretta, Partner at Fox Williams LLP, is an international arbitration lawyer with a wide range of experience across many different sectors.  He is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is the current Chair of the London Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of Lexis PSL Arbitration.
Marie-Gabrielle Williams is a Paralegal in the Lexis®PSL Paralegal Hub. She recently graduated with a law degree from King’s College London, where she was an Editor for the King’s Student Law Review. She has experience working In-house and in private practice abroad, in particular with the blockchain division of a leading Indian technology firm. She has a particular interest in New Technologies, Environmental law and International Arbitration. 
Edward leads the Lexis®PSL Insurance and Reinsurance team, which is dedicated to producing market-leading resources that reflect and are responsive to the needs of legal and market professionals in the re/insurance industry and which leverage the technological innovations of LexisNexis.

He has specialised in insurance and reinsurance since qualification as a solicitor in 2006 and has been recognised by the UK Legal 500 as a next-generation lawyer in insurance and reinsurance litigation. In addition to extensive arbitration experience, he acted successfully in leading High Court and Court of Appeal cases, such as Axa Versicherung AG v Arab Insurance Group, the leading decision on inducement in relation to non-disclosure and misrepresentation upon placement, and AIOI v Heraldglen, the leading decision regarding aggregation of the World Trade Center losses.

Before joining LexisNexis he advised clients in relation to disputes across all classes of general insurance and is experienced in dealing with legacy and run-off business, fronting and captive arrangements, financial institutions, political violence, marine, energy and aviation claims and property damage and business interruption losses. He is also an experienced adviser on policy wordings and reinsurance programme analysis and combine an understanding of the technical and practical aspects of re/insurance business with legal expertise.

Janna is a dispute resolution lawyer. She deals primarily with cross border issues and is active in the work being undertaken in relation to the implications of Brexit for Dispute Resolution lawyers. Janna also heads up a LexisNexis costs team bringing together expertise from across the company to deal with the costs issues facing the profession.

 

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Dispute Resolution

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2 Dec 2020

The London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation has recently launched a new ADR scheme called Facilitated Contract Renegotiation (FCR). In FCR, an independent facilitator...

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In R (on the application of Maughan) (Appellant) v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 46 the Supreme Court held that the standard...

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The Supreme Court has announced that it has today closed its building until at least 2 December 2020 in line with the government’s guidance amid the coronavirus...

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Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence analysis: The latest article in the ‘Meet the Author’ series includes an interview with Kerris Dale, partner at BLM...

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The disclosure pilot, in use in the Business and Property courts since 1 January 2019, requires co-operation between the parties and their advisers. This is needed to...

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The Law Society has published an article calling for evidence for the Guideline hourly rates (GHRs) consultation being undertaken by a working group set up to conduct an...

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Richard Baker, barrister at 7BR and a member of the APIL Executive Committee, considers the long awaited Court of Appeal judgment in Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA...

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The disclosure pilot, in use in the Business and Property courts since 1 January 2019, requires co-operation between the parties and their advisers....

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The Law Society has published an article calling for evidence for the Guideline hourly rates (GHRs) consultation being undertaken by a working group...

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