Dispute Resolution

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Gloria is a Paralegal in the Lexis®PSL Paralegal Hub. She graduated in International Law and Globalisation from the University of Birmingham in 2019 and has been at LexisNexis UK since March 2020. She has experience working for US, UK and Italian law firms on a range of matters, including IP, financial services and immigration law.

James is an arbitration specialist. He has more than 25 years’ experience of ad hoc, trade association, institutional and investment arbitrations as a solicitor in London and Paris, as a former Registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and as a case assessor for legal costs insurers and third party funders. His background as a lawyer is in international trade, commodities, shipping and insurance.

He trained at Withers in London and then spent four years in the firm’s Paris office. He was admitted as an avocat at the Paris bar (1994 – 2008). Returning to London, he spent more than 13 years at Holman Fenwick Willan in its Trade & Energy group. As Registrar and Deputy Director General of the LCIA in 2008 – 2012, he oversaw the administration of more than a thousand commercial arbitrations and assisted with a review of its Arbitration Rules. He subsequently spent two years at Thomas Miller Legal, assessing and managing a wide range of commercial and investment claims on behalf of insurers and funders. Returning to private practice in 2015, he spent a year in Stephenson Harwood’s International Arbitration group where he assisted on ICC and LCIA arbitrations, principally oil and gas disputes.

James is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. At LexisNexis, James works on the Lexis®PSL Arbitration module.

Dami is an Aspiring Barrister with an interest in General Commercial-Chancery matters and Financial Services disputes. 

She has spent a number of years advising businesses of all sizes regarding legislation and case law arising out of these areas. 

She retains an academic interest in other areas of law, having written pieces on matters related to Public Law, Equality Law and International Law.

Tina has a broad range of contentious experience across a spectrum of areas, including in relation to shareholder disputes, breaches of contract, contractual interpretation, economic torts and negligence. She has also acted on regulatory and internal investigations.

Tina joined LexisNexis in November 2018 and works on the PSL Dispute Resolution module, dealing primarily with cross border issues (including jurisdiction and enforcement), as well as civil appeals.

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Dispute Resolution

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11 May 2021

London International Disputes Week (LIDW) 2021 began with an insightful and practical discussion on the topic of ‘The remote-working lawyer: how to build new professional...

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There is, in general, no need to use a Tomlin order where all that is required is an order that one party shall pay money to another. However, one party may request...

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8 Apr 2021

On 31 March 2021, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) reported a record caseload: 1,080 new arbitrations filed in 2020, dramatically up from 479 new...

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18 Mar 2021

IntroductionOn 15 January 2021, HHJ Gargan, sitting in the County Court at Middlesbrough, handed down judgment in the case of Jim Sutcliffe v (1) Aftab Ali; (2)...

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4 Mar 2021

When someone dies unnaturally, it is incumbent on the justice system to provide a proper framework in order to understand what has happened and to seek to prevent its...

11 Feb 2021

The Supreme Court has found in favour of thousands of insureds in the landmark Business Interruption Insurance (BII) dispute, brought by the Financial Conduct Authority...

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4 Feb 2021

P.R.I.M.E. Finance, the Hague-based Panel of Recognised International Market Experts in Finance, has published a draft of its revised Arbitration Rules (the Rules) for...

3 Feb 2021

We have published News Analysis on the various upcoming Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) changes under the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2021 which will come into force on...

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Disputes derive from context, so it can be difficult to categorize them neatly, but there are four elements that commonly feature: internal, meaning, external, and...

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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