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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.

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.

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8 Jan 2019

The 102nd practice direction update comes into force on Monday 14 January 2019 and will run for two years until 13 January 2021.

29 Nov 2018

The government is conducting the second post-implementation review of regulations which were introduced in 2014 to regulate the operation of enforcement agents and the...

27 Sep 2018

The Court of Appeal overturned an order requiring a company director and majority shareholder to pay the significant costs incurred when the defendant company was itself...

13 Sep 2018

HHJ Pearce applied the Court of Appeal authority in Conlon v Royal & Sun Alliance to retrospectively reallocate a case to the small claims track. The claim consisted...

24 Aug 2018

In Various Claimants v Scott Fowler Solicitors (a firm) & Ors [2018] EWHC 1891 (Ch) (27 July 2018), Chief Master was required to make a costs management order in a...

3 Aug 2018

The Ministry of Justice is currently undertaking a post-implementation review of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO)—the...

19 Jun 2018

The High Court’s judgment in Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarkets is significant in that this is a group litigation case involving a costs award arising out of a...

16 May 2018

Nigel Teasdale, a partner at DWF LLP, examines the Supreme Court's decision that the respondent firm of solicitors was entitled to enforce the traditional solicitor's...

9 May 2018

In the case of Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd v Sarens (UK) Ltd [2018] EWHC 827 (TCC), the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has confirmed that where a successful party's...

12 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 2 February meeting. At the meeting, the committee’s discussions included proposed...

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