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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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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,...

Specialist civil courts to become Business and Property Courts
Dispute Resolution

From June 2017, the specialist civil courts are to be known as the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (CJT) has...

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...

Not having funds not 'good reason' for breaching security for costs order
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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