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Gillian is a member of the Corporate Crime and Dispute Resolution teams at LexisPSL.

In practice, Gillian gained a reputation as an excellent litigator, specialising in fraud, white collar crime, civil forfeiture and other litigation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She defended national and international proceedings brought by the SFO, FCA, HMRC, NCA and CPS as well as other regulatory bodies. She also has experience of regulatory investigations. Gillian has advised clients in all aspects of criminal law but specifically in relation to fraud and corruption allegations, money laundering, and tax evasion. Earlier in her career at the Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecution Service, Gillian worked on a number of noteworthy general crime and proceeds of crime cases. 

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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21 Jun 2018

In this case, the Court of Appeal decided that the respondent debt collection firm was not vicariously liable for the tortious acts (arising out of assault, battery and...

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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...

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8 Jun 2018

Richard Munden, barrister at 5RB, examines a High Court decision to restrain an unknown defendant from publishing data he had stolen when he hacked into the claimant...

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30 May 2018

“Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental issues in the law of contract.  This appeal is exceptional.  It raises two of them”: MWB Business Exchange Centres v...

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17 May 2018

A revised version of the Chancery Guide—which contains amendments made in April 2018—has now been published by HM Courts and Tribunals Services. The changes...

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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...

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10 May 2018

Mr Justice Fraser in the Technology and Construction Court discharged an injunction restraining HSBC Bank from making a payment in respect of a call on a guarantee. Even...

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3 May 2018

This decision of Nicklin J illustrates the ongoing and increased importance of the now 175-year old decision of Sir James Wigram VC in Henderson v Henderson 3 Hare 100....

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26 Apr 2018

The court held that the proper construction of section 10(4) of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) is that time starts to run from the date of a binding agreement as to...

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25 Apr 2018

Judge Phillips, sitting in the Mercantile Court, dismissed an application by the claimant to amend the claim form, after expiry of the limitation period, to correct the...

Courts And The Judiciary
Court of Appeal—debt collection firm is not vicariously liable for tortious acts of bailiffs (Kafagi v JBW Group Limited)
Dispute Resolution

In this case, the Court of Appeal decided that the respondent debt collection firm was not vicariously liable for the tortious acts (arising out of assault, battery and...

Costs discounted by 60% to reflect issues on which claimants did not succeed (Various Claimants v Morrisons)
Dispute Resolution

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...

Injunctive relief for company blackmailed by anonymous hacker (PML v Person(s) Unknown)
Dispute Resolution

Richard Munden, barrister at 5RB, examines a High Court decision to restrain an unknown defendant from publishing data he had stolen when he hacked into the claimant...

MWB Business Exchange Centres v Rock Advertising Limited
Dispute Resolution

“Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental issues in the law of contract.  This appeal is exceptional.  It raises two of them”: MWB Business Exchange Centres v...

Revised Chancery Guide published
Dispute Resolution

A revised version of the Chancery Guide—which contains amendments made in April 2018—has now been published by HM Courts and Tribunals Services. The changes...

Insurer which settled directly with accident victims must pay solicitors' costs (Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Ltd v Haven Insurance Company Ltd)
Dispute Resolution

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...

Call on a guarantee—interim injunction against bank discharged (Tetronics (International) v HSBC Bank (BlueOak Arkansas intervening))
Dispute Resolution

Mr Justice Fraser in the Technology and Construction Court discharged an injunction restraining HSBC Bank from making a payment in respect of a call on a guarantee. Even...

The continued importance of the rule in Henderson v Henderson (Churchil Ltd v The Open College Network South Eastern Region)
Dispute Resolution

This decision of Nicklin J illustrates the ongoing and increased importance of the now 175-year old decision of Sir James Wigram VC in Henderson v Henderson 3 Hare 100....

Contribution proceedings: section 10—Limitation Act 1980 (R.G. Carter v Kier)
Dispute Resolution

The court held that the proper construction of section 10(4) of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) is that time starts to run from the date of a binding agreement as to...

Amendment to correct mistake as to party name after limitation period expired (Best Friends Group v Barclays Bank Plc)
Dispute Resolution

Judge Phillips, sitting in the Mercantile Court, dismissed an application by the claimant to amend the claim form, after expiry of the limitation period, to correct the...

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