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Janna is a dispute resolution lawyer with a Masters in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution. During her time in private practice at both Herbert Smith and Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons) she worked on complex international disputes, both litigation and LMAA arbitrations, dealing with technical cross border issues.

Janna deals primarily with cross border issues and is active in the work being undertaken in relation to the implications of Brexit for Dispute Resolutions lawyers. She also heads up a LexisNexis costs team bringing together expertise from across the company to deal with the costs issues facing the profession and was a contributing author for the Cook on Costs supplement dealing with the Jackson reforms. Janna is a frequent contributor to the legal and professional press, including the New Law Journal and Counsel magazine.

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.

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In Horne (as executrix of the estate of Edward Horne, deceased) v Prescot (No.1) Ltd [2019] EWHC 1322 (QB), Nicol J provided guidance on the vexed issue of whether Part...

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The Ministry of Justice circulated the 109th practice direction updates on 1 July 2019, these update the practice directions used in conjunction with the civil procedure...

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On 10 May 2019 the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPR Committee) held an open meeting in which members of the public were invited to attend. The approved minutes of that...

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In Malmsten v Bohinc [2019] EWHC 1386 (Ch), the High Court allowed an appeal in part against an order for costs made following detailed assessment. The judgment helpfully...

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This decision includes a comprehensive review and summary of earlier decisions in which comment was made on what may or may not represent a ‘significant development’...

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An analysis of 2018 statistics from six major international arbitral bodies shows that only those based in London saw increases in both new case numbers and appointments...

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Philip Moser QC, joint head of Monckton Chambers, comments on the appeal judgment in Motor Insurers’ Bureau v Lewis (a protected party, by his litigation friend), which...

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The Singapore Ministry of Law has recently proposed amendments to the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (Cap. 265, 2001 Rev Ed) to be effected through the...

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In Davey v Money & Anor [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) (17 April 2019) Mr Justice Snowden did not apply the Arkin cap in circumstances where the litigation funder had invested...

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