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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.

Barry specialises in international arbitration and commercial litigation. He trained and practised at Jones Day before joining Pinsent Masons. At LexisNexis, Barry is Head of Arbitration and Head of the Lexis®PSL Dispute Resolution Group.

In practice, Barry’s work included commercial, aviation and technology arbitrations pursuant to international arbitral rules, involving UK and international clients. He also has a background in general commercial, civil fraud and IT litigation, including experience before the High Court. While in private practice, Barry worked with a broad range of clients from the private and public sectors.

At LexisNexis, when not focused on the strategic development and operational requirements of the Dispute Resolution Group, Barry’s content work focuses on the law and practice of international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. In addition to his work for Lexis®PSL, Barry contributes to the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Blog and New Law Journal on litigation and arbitration matters

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

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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)
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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...

Birmingham Business and Property Courts - New directions orders template
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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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Back in July 2017 we reported the launch of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales. This month saw the opening of the court in Bristol last week an event...

Chancery Guide: January update issued
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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...

Updated Circuit Commercial (Mercantile) Court guide published
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HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has published an updated version of the Circuit Commercial (Mercantile) Court guide, for the Circuit Commercial Courts (formerly...

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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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