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Virginia specialises in general domestic and international commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

Virginia trained, qualified and practiced with Pinsent Masons before moving to Marriott Harrison where she continued in practice for a further seven years.

In practice, Virginia acted in a variety of general commercial disputes covering areas including  intellectual property, fraud, defamation, misrepresentation, breach of contract, debt recovery, breach of restrictive covenants and company and shareholders’ disputes.

Virginia is Head of Dispute Resolution at Lexis®PSL and, when not focused on the strategic development and operational requirements of the Dispute Resolution module, her content work focuses on case management and evidence in civil litigation. She also regularly contributes to the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Blog.

Elizabeth has ten years of experience in personal injury litigation. She studied science and law at the University of Adelaide in Australia and practised there for several years before relocating to London. She initially practised in insurance litigation dealing with product and public liability claims and then specialised in clinical negligence. She worked at Lovells and then at US Firm Howrey. Following that she transferred to Nabarro with her team to help establish the healthcare practice. Elizabeth managed a significant case load dealing with large and small value claims and several large scale group actions. Elizabeth joined the Lexis®PSL team in January 2012.

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.

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12 Mar 2014

The Senior Judiciary has responded to the ‘Ministry of Justice consultation paper court fees: proposals for reform (Cm 8751)’. The court fees reform proposals are...

4 Mar 2014

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25 Feb 2014

The next CPR update is due to come into force on 1 April 2014, but we are still waiting on the SIs which will detail the changes. In the meantime, an indication of areas...

14 Feb 2014

The Civil Justice Council (CJC) is holding a conference in March 2014 to consider the impact of the Jackson reforms on the civil justice system to coincide with one year...

23 Oct 2013

Solicitors can charge any hourly rate they wish for their services but will they be able to recover those costs from the other side if, and when, their client wins the...

26 Sep 2013

The government is inviting views on potential measures for the further reform of Judicial Review (JR). The consultation exercise, which closes on 1 November 2013, seeks...

18 Sep 2013

The Government has presented for consultation proposals to introduce a form of qualified one way costs shifting (‘QOCS’) for defamation and privacy cases. Its stated...

30 Aug 2013

The Ministry of Justice is conducting a review of the legal services statutory framework, to consider what could be done to simplify the regulatory framework and reduce...

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