Dispute Resolution

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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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Alisdair Matheson, partner, and Cheryl Laird, solicitor, at Brodies LLP, examine the Supreme Court’s decision, Steel and another v NRAM Ltd [2018] UKSC 13, that a...

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The Emirates News Agency has reported that the United Arab Emirate's (UAE) Federal National Council has approved the current draft of the Federal Law on Arbitration in...

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What is the court’s role in dealing with a commercial deal gone sour? Kate McMahon and Sofie Hoffman, partners at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, explain the judgment in the...

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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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HM Courts & Tribunals Service has issued its latest update to the Chancery Guide. The January 2018 update includes an amendment to para 8.9.1 to confirm how claim...

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UKSC—misrepresentation and third parties, Caparo explained
Dispute Resolution

Alisdair Matheson, partner, and Cheryl Laird, solicitor, at Brodies LLP, examine the Supreme Court’s decision, Steel and another v NRAM Ltd [2018] UKSC 13, that a...

UAE law on arbitration in commercial disputes is approved, after 11 years of anticipation
Dispute Resolution

The Emirates News Agency has reported that the United Arab Emirate's (UAE) Federal National Council has approved the current draft of the Federal Law on Arbitration in...

Commercial Court Users’ Group—meeting on 13 March
Dispute Resolution

The Commercial Court Users’ Group will next meet on Tuesday 13 March 2018. The Group represents the interests of the Court's users and advises the Court on matters of...

Supreme Court restricts Hill ‘immunity’ for police in negligence claim (Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police)
Dispute Resolution

Personal injury analysis: Duncan Fairgrieve, senior fellow in Comparative Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and barrister at 1 Crown...

New Business and Property Courts open in Liverpool
Dispute Resolution

The inauguration of the Business and Property Courts in Liverpool took place at the Liverpool Civil and Family Court on 9 February 2018, in the presence of the Chancellor...

Commercial Court: incorrectly filed electronic applications will be ‘rejected’
Dispute Resolution

The Honourable Mr Justice Popplewell of the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary has announced it will be rejecting applications being filed electronically that do not follow...

Statute bills—whether delivery needs to be intended (Parvez v Mooney Everett Solicitors Ltd)
Dispute Resolution

What is the court to make of a situation in which a solicitor drafts a statute bill, but it then comes into the client’s possession by means other than intended delivery...

Review of multiple causes of action (Holyoake and another v Candy and others)
Dispute Resolution

What is the court’s role in dealing with a commercial deal gone sour? Kate McMahon and Sofie Hoffman, partners at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, explain the judgment in the...

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 Conference (CCMC)...

Chancery Guide: January update issued
Dispute Resolution

HM Courts & Tribunals Service has issued its latest update to the Chancery Guide. The January 2018 update includes an amendment to para 8.9.1 to confirm how claim...

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