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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Are claimants obligated to give defendants the chance to extend existing costs amnesty before taking out after the event (ATE) insurance? Roger Franklin, partner at Edwin...

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15 Nov 2016

The Judiciary has commissioned Lord Justice Jackson to undertake a review of fixed recoverable costs. The review will consider extending the present civil fixed...

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4 Nov 2016

Laura Cassidy, Fundraising and Development Manager of the Access to Justice Foundation, comments on the importance of pro bono work and why submitting pro bono cost...

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20 Oct 2016

 A recent consultation aims to begin a process of transforming justice in the area of fixed costs, nevertheless offering little detail for how this transformation...

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16 Sep 2016

Simon Beasley, senior associate, Griffin Law examines the case of Campbell v Campbell in which the High Court was required to consider the extent to which the CPR...

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1 Sep 2016

Keith Hutchison, partner at Clyde & Co LLP, discusses some of the reasons why litigation funding is starting to take off in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including...

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8 Aug 2016

Stephen Innes, barrister at 4 New Square, looks back over the past six months of dispute resolution in the UK and considers the key developments in costs and Part 36....

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4 Jul 2016

James Laughland, barrister at Temple Garden Chambers, explores the practical implications of the decision in May v Wavell Group and scrutinises the impact of the...

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10 Jun 2016

In New Tasty Bakery v MA Enterprise, HHJ Hacon, in making an order for security for costs, explains why he did not take into account either the defendant’s delay in...

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26 May 2016

The CPR Committee has confirmed that further changes to Precedent H will be issued shortly. In addition, it has provided an insight into some of the issues which...

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When is ATE insurance reasonable? (Allan Coleman v Medtronic Ltd)
Dispute Resolution

Are claimants obligated to give defendants the chance to extend existing costs amnesty before taking out after the event (ATE) insurance? Roger...

Judiciary announces review of Fixed Recoverable Costs
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The Judiciary has commissioned Lord Justice Jackson to undertake a review of fixed recoverable costs. The review will consider extending the present...

Pro bono cost orders - section 194 and unlocking funds for justice
Dispute Resolution

Laura Cassidy, Fundraising and Development Manager of the Access to Justice Foundation, comments on the importance of pro bono work and why submitting...

Reshaping the fixed costs regime—transforming justice in a fix
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 A recent consultation aims to begin a process of transforming justice in the area of fixed costs, nevertheless offering little detail for how...

Recovering legal costs under CPR (Campbell v Campbell)
Dispute Resolution

Simon Beasley, senior associate, Griffin Law examines the case of Campbell v Campbell in which the High Court was required to consider the extent to...

Legal developments—funding in the UAE
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Keith Hutchison, partner at Clyde & Co LLP, discusses some of the reasons why litigation funding is starting to take off in the United Arab...

Mid-year review 2016—costs and Part 36
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Stephen Innes, barrister at 4 New Square, looks back over the past six months of dispute resolution in the UK and considers the key developments in...

Examining the proportionality test
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James Laughland, barrister at Temple Garden Chambers, explores the practical implications of the decision in May v Wavell Group and scrutinises the...

Security for costs—relevant factors when making an order
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In New Tasty Bakery v MA Enterprise, HHJ Hacon, in making an order for security for costs, explains why he did not take into account either the...

Further revisions to Precedent H on the way
Dispute Resolution

The CPR Committee has confirmed that further changes to Precedent H will be issued shortly. In addition, it has provided an insight into some of the...

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