Dispute Resolution

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Ruth specialises in general corporate and commercial dispute resolution with particular experience in shareholder disputes, fraud and warranty claims. Ruth trained and qualified at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) where she remained in practice for ten years. Her work has involved project managing large-scale cases to trial in the chancery and commercial courts. Ruth was actively involved in in-house training with a particular focus on all aspects of evidence gathering and production, including authoring a user-manual on E-disclosure. She is also a contributor to the New Law Journal.

Janna is a dispute resolution lawyer with a Masters in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution. During her time in private practice at both Herbert Smith and Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons) she worked on complex international disputes, both litigation and LMAA arbitrations, dealing with technical cross border issues.

Janna deals primarily with cross border issues and is active in the work being undertaken in relation to the implications of Brexit for Dispute Resolutions lawyers. She also heads up a LexisNexis costs team bringing together expertise from across the company to deal with the costs issues facing the profession and was a contributing author for the Cook on Costs supplement dealing with the Jackson reforms. Janna is a frequent contributor to the legal and professional press, including the New Law Journal and Counsel magazine.

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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22 Jan 2015

Practitioners are warned that they should give careful consideration to their communications when negotiating with other parties, ensuring that if they wish to...

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21 Jan 2015

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21 Jan 2015

Practitioners should heed the High Court's warning and ensure that proportionality is considered when incurring costs in pursuing litigation, especially in regard to...

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8 Oct 2014

Back tracking from the position in Mitchell gathers pace as the trivial test is removed with something more substantive.  This was the case in Long v Value Properties and...

23 May 2014

Sir David Eady yesterday allowed an appeal in the High Court on the basis that " justice and fairness required that the amendment should have been allowed so that "the...

13 May 2014

Will a strict breach of court deadlines mean the full force of restrictive relief provisions will now apply? Anthony Jones of 4 New Square Chambers says lawyers need to...

23 Apr 2014

In a recent judgment, the High Court dismissed an application for an interim injunction or specific performance by professional musicians who had been employed to perform...

25 Mar 2014

Could a recent decision from the High Court offer a way around the absolute negligence immunity principle established in Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire?Harriet...

19 Mar 2014

The past few years have a seen a large number of pilot schemes running in the courts due to the Jackson Reforms. With the small claims mediation scheme coming to an end...

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