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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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Dispute Resolution

A revised edition of the Admiralty and Commercial Courts Guide was published on the Government website on 15 March 2016 and is dated March 2016. There is no in force...

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Dispute Resolution

Lord Justice Briggs has published his Interim Report on the Civil Courts Structure Review which was commissioned by the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls...

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Dispute Resolution

Camilla Macpherson from DLA Piper discusses the highlights of the shorter trial pilot scheme, which is now open for business.1. The shorter trials pilot is a new...

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Dispute Resolution

Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls, revealed his concerns about enhanced court fees impeding access to justice when he appeared before the Justice...

Further increases to court fees announced
Dispute Resolution

The government has published its response to the proposals to increase court and tribunal fees. It provides that existing fees are set to rise on average by 10%...

Updated Queen's Bench Guide (4th Edition)
Dispute Resolution

The Senior Master Fontaine has approved a revised, fourth edition of the Queen's Bench Guide for 2016. The updated guide incorporates changes in practice made since the...

Supreme Court upholds debarring order for failure to comply with freezing order disclosure
Dispute Resolution

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appellants’ appeal in Thevarajah v Riordan & others in a highly anticipated decision on the hot topic of relief from...

STOP PRESS: Rolls Building electronic working pilot scheme starting Monday 16 November 2015
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has announced that a new, voluntary, electronic working pilot scheme will come into force today, Monday 16 November 2015.The pilot scheme...

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Dispute Resolution

How have the proposed court closures affected lawyers and their clients? We asked Caroline Watson, a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution team at Gardner Leader in...

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Dispute Resolution

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