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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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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The launch of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales took place on 4 July 2017, at an event at the Rolls Building in London. Other launches are taking...

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The digitisation of the courts in the UK is not a revolution waiting to happen. It is a gradual evolution from paper court to a single online system for starting and...

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25 Apr 2017

From Tuesday 25 April 2017, mandatory electronic filing is introduced in the following Rolls Building jurisdictions: the Chancery Division, Commercial Court,...

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31 Jan 2017

On 24 January, the Supreme Court ruled against the government and decided that Parliament must give its approval before Article 50 can be triggered and the formal...

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The Chancellor of the High Court, Mr Justice Blair and Mr Justice Coulson have announced that using the CE-File will become mandatory in all Rolls Building jurisdictions...

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What next for dispute resolution in Scotland? Stephen Goldie, head of dispute resolution at Brodies, discusses the reforms that came into force on 28 November 2016, and...

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Alison Proctor, senior associate at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, advises that the judgment will have wider application to non-Turkish entities contracting Turkish...

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On 18 November 2016, judgment was handed down in National Bank of Abu Dhabi v BP Oil International [2016] EWHC 2892.This is the first case to be determined under the...

Courts And The Judiciary
Updated Circuit Commercial (Mercantile) Court guide published
Dispute Resolution

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

Impecunious opponents and their right to a fair appeal hearing
Dispute Resolution

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,...

Launch of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales—special report
Dispute Resolution

The launch of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales took place on 4 July 2017, at an event at the Rolls Building in London. Other launches are taking...

Courting change - the future is now
Dispute Resolution

The digitisation of the courts in the UK is not a revolution waiting to happen. It is a gradual evolution from paper court to a single online system for starting and...

Mandatory electronic filing in the Rolls Building from 25 April 2017
Dispute Resolution

From Tuesday 25 April 2017, mandatory electronic filing is introduced in the following Rolls Building jurisdictions: the Chancery Division, Commercial Court,...

LexisNexis Webinars & New Law Journal: “One Liner Bill” under scrutiny
Dispute Resolution

On 24 January, the Supreme Court ruled against the government and decided that Parliament must give its approval before Article 50 can be triggered and the formal...

E-working to become compulsory in Rolls Building courts as from April 2017
Dispute Resolution

The Chancellor of the High Court, Mr Justice Blair and Mr Justice Coulson have announced that using the CE-File will become mandatory in all Rolls Building jurisdictions...

Scottish court reforms—all change for dispute resolution
Dispute Resolution

What next for dispute resolution in Scotland? Stephen Goldie, head of dispute resolution at Brodies, discusses the reforms that came into force on 28 November 2016, and...

Turkish Court of Appeal—enforceability of foreign jurisdiction clauses
Dispute Resolution

Alison Proctor, senior associate at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, advises that the judgment will have wider application to non-Turkish entities contracting Turkish...

First case determined under the Rolls Building shorter trials pilot scheme
Dispute Resolution

On 18 November 2016, judgment was handed down in National Bank of Abu Dhabi v BP Oil International [2016] EWHC 2892.This is the first case to be determined under the...

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