Dispute Resolution

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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.

 

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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2 Feb 2018

This was the issue before Master James  in the Senior Court Costs Office in Dial Partners LLP & Anor v Eastern Airways International Ltd & Ors [2018] Lexis...

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19 Jan 2018

The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website has published a ‘directions orders’ template to be filled in and submitted before Costs and Case Management Conference (CCMC)...

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15 Aug 2017

When going into litigation against an impecunious opponent, or someone you consider is unlikely to pay a judgment sum or costs order, it is wise to consider what, if any,...

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23 Jun 2017

The introduction of mandatory use of the new electronic bill of costs was due to start in October 2017. This has been postponed with the likely date being April 2018....

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2 Jun 2017

This appeal examines three road traffic accident (RTA) claims made under the pre-July 2013 Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in RTAs (RTA Protocol)...

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12 May 2017

In Deutsche Bank v Sebastian Holdings [2017] EWHC 913 (Comm), Judge Waksman QC has refused to set aside or stay a court order dealing with detailed assessment of costs...

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3 May 2017

A jury has cleared a woman accused of killing a cyclist through careless driving in what is believed to be the first entirely crowdfunded UK private prosecution case....

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31 Mar 2017

New Law Journal columnist Professor Dominic Regan presents an exclusive one-to-one interview with Lord Justice Jackson, who is leading the current review of fixed...

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15 Feb 2017

Are you or your clients interested in the current review of fixed costs in the civil justice system?Lord Justice Jackson is holding a series of seminars to ‘obtain...

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16 Dec 2016

Do you deal with fast track claims or multi-track claims up to £250,000, and have views on the proposed extension of the fixed costs regime?As part of the...

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Is it unreasonable to switch from a DBA to a CFA if it substantially increases recoverable costs?
Dispute Resolution

This was the issue before Master James  in the Senior Court Costs Office in Dial Partners LLP & Anor v Eastern Airways International Ltd &...

Birmingham Business and Property Courts - New directions orders template
Dispute Resolution

The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website has published a ‘directions orders’ template to be filled in and submitted before Costs and Case Management...

Impecunious opponents and their right to a fair appeal hearing
Dispute Resolution

When going into litigation against an impecunious opponent, or someone you consider is unlikely to pay a judgment sum or costs order, it is wise to...

New bill of costs—when will it be mandatory?
Dispute Resolution

The introduction of mandatory use of the new electronic bill of costs was due to start in October 2017. This has been postponed with the likely date...

No repayment of stage 1 fixed costs under RTA Protocol (J C and A Solicitors Ltd v Andeen Iqbal and another)
Dispute Resolution

This appeal examines three road traffic accident (RTA) claims made under the pre-July 2013 Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in...

Court considers whether to set aside or stay a court order (Deutsche Bank v Sebastian Holdings)
Dispute Resolution

In Deutsche Bank v Sebastian Holdings [2017] EWHC 913 (Comm), Judge Waksman QC has refused to set aside or stay a court order dealing with detailed...

Campaign justice: crowdfunding for private prosecutions
Dispute Resolution

A jury has cleared a woman accused of killing a cyclist through careless driving in what is believed to be the first entirely crowdfunded UK private...

LexisNexis Webinars & New Law Journal: Jackson on Jackson - Fixed costs and the long view
Dispute Resolution

New Law Journal columnist Professor Dominic Regan presents an exclusive one-to-one interview with Lord Justice Jackson, who is leading the current...

Fixed recoverable costs review seminars
Dispute Resolution

Are you or your clients interested in the current review of fixed costs in the civil justice system?Lord Justice Jackson is holding a series of...

Fixed recoverable costs—Lord Justice Jackson workshop (January 2017)
Dispute Resolution

Do you deal with fast track claims or multi-track claims up to £250,000, and have views on the proposed extension of the fixed costs regime?As...

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