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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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On 21 March 2016 the Senior Master issued a Practice Note (Applications for transfers for enforcement of possession orders to the High Court) to prevent the continued...

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Dispute Resolution

In Pittville v Habanos, the Chancery Division has allowed an appeal against (1) an order granting relief from sanctions following the claimant’s failure to...

Supreme Court allows appeal against HMRC's disclosure of confidential information (Ingenious v HMRC)
Dispute Resolution

The Supreme Court has rejected HMRC's argument that it was entitled to disclose confidential information regarding the claimants' tax activities to journalists under...

New Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes
Dispute Resolution

The long awaited new Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes is expected to come into force on Wednesday 9 November 2016.The existing Pre-Action...

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Dispute Resolution

Allan Briddock of Blake Morgan says that the case Galdikas and others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd shows that courts are getting on top of issues around modern...

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Dispute Resolution

The Civil Procedure (Amendment No.3) Rules 2016, SI 2016/788 have been released setting out the CPR changes that will come into force on 3 October 2016. The main change...

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Dispute Resolution

A number of court and tribunal fee increases came into effect today.You can read the Statutory Instrument and the Explanatory Memorandum now. The SI makes a number of...

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Dispute Resolution

What is the extent of a landlord’s statutorily implied repairing covenants where the landlord is a leaseholder who has sublet a flat in a block owned by the...

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Dispute Resolution

In the case of Khawaja v Popat and Popat [2016] EWCA Civ 362, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal against an order for committal following the appellant...

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Dispute Resolution

The CPR updates coming into force today (6 April 2016) include the introduction of a new CPR 89 to govern the procedure for applying for attachment of earnings orders and...

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Dispute Resolution

On 21 March 2016 the Senior Master issued a Practice Note (Applications for transfers for enforcement of possession orders to the High Court) to prevent the continued...

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