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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In the Keynote Address at the Law Society’s Civil Litigation Conference, Lord Justice Jackson has addressed the controversy around on reforms to bills of costs. He...

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Steven Ball, barrister at Magdalen Chambers and counsel for the appellant, says the judgment in Patience v Tanner confirms that the trial judge’s discretion in...

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Wednesday 6 April saw the introduction of changes to the costs management regime.  The new rules are subject to transitional arrangements such that the changes will...

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23 Mar 2016

The recent decision in the High Court, King v Thipthorp (Unreported, 11 February 2016) casts light on how parties can attack costs budgets. John Denis-Smith from 39...

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The court fee increases for starting proceedings for the recovery of land (possession claims) and for making general applications look set to rise on Monday 21 March...

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How will the court approach the entitlement to costs after the discontinuance of a claim where the claimant’s pre-action conduct is called into question? David...

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Today we live in a global economy. Companies compete for market share and profits in sectors new and old, crossing borders and entering new spheres. It should therefore...

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24 Feb 2016

The case Ramos v Oxford University NHS Trust is a reminder that solicitors must keep clients fully briefed on funding options, says Gordon Exall of Zenith & Hardwicke...

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