Dispute Resolution

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Janna is a dispute resolution lawyer. She 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. Janna also heads up a LexisNexis costs team bringing together expertise from across the company to deal with the costs issues facing the profession.

 

Olivia specialises in general domestic and international commercial litigation. She trained and practised as an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. During her time in practice she acted primarily for financial institution clients and worked on a range of commercial disputes and regulatory investigations, covering areas such as breach of contract, mis-selling of financial products, domestic and cross-border enforcement, discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 and domestic and international requests for information by financial services regulators.

Olivia works on the PSL Dispute Resolution module, covering evidence and disclosure, injunctions and other relief orders and general applications. 

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18 May 2017

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 3 March and 7 April meetings. As usual, the minutes provide key insights into...

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22 Dec 2016

A new Practice Direction, 31C, is to be inserted into the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) under the 87th update to the CPR to assist with the implementation of Directive...

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There are a number of changes to appeals which are due to come into force on 3 October 2016. The changes are intended to ease the burden on the Court of Appeal and can be...

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24 Aug 2016

To what extent is expert evidence necessary? Kim Pryce, a personal injury specialist at Anthony Gold Solicitors, discusses the judgment in Hayden v Maidstone &...

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18 Aug 2016

Owen Williams, partner at Clarke Wilmott, considers the decision in Bill Kenwright Ltd v Flash Entertainment FZ LLC, which dealt with the circumstances under which an Abu...

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8 Aug 2016

Stephen Innes, barrister at 4 New Square, looks back over the past six months of dispute resolution in the UK and considers the key developments in costs and Part 36....

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25 Jul 2016

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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The provisions in Part 4 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) deal with costs capping orders in judicial review proceedings, which will come into force...

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12 Jul 2016

The Chancery Division has ordered the disclosure of a confidential document referred to in the defendant’s defence under CPR 31.14. In doing so, it considered the...

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21 Jun 2016

The CPR Committee, at an open meeting on Friday 17 June 2016, considered reform of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) which is aimed at reducing the number of rules and...

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CPRC Minutes: March and April 2017
Dispute Resolution

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 3 March and 7 April meetings. As usual, the minutes provide key insights into...

New CPR Practice Direction 31C—disclosure and inspection in competition claims
Dispute Resolution

A new Practice Direction, 31C, is to be inserted into the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) under the 87th update to the CPR to assist with the implementation of Directive...

Changes to appeals—what’s happening and when
Dispute Resolution

There are a number of changes to appeals which are due to come into force on 3 October 2016. The changes are intended to ease the burden on the Court of Appeal and can be...

The admissibility of expert evidence (Hayden v Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust)
Dispute Resolution

To what extent is expert evidence necessary? Kim Pryce, a personal injury specialist at Anthony Gold Solicitors, discusses the judgment in Hayden v Maidstone &...

Service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court is required (Bill Kenwright Ltd v Flash Entertainment)
Dispute Resolution

Owen Williams, partner at Clarke Wilmott, considers the decision in Bill Kenwright Ltd v Flash Entertainment FZ LLC, which dealt with the circumstances under which an Abu...

Mid-year review 2016—costs and Part 36
Dispute Resolution

Stephen Innes, barrister at 4 New Square, looks back over the past six months of dispute resolution in the UK and considers the key developments in costs and Part 36....

CPR changes—October 2016
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...

CPR changes in August 2016—judicial review costs capping orders
Dispute Resolution

The provisions in Part 4 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) deal with costs capping orders in judicial review proceedings, which will come into force...

Risks of mentioning confidential documents in pleadings (Aqua Global v Fiserv)
Dispute Resolution

The Chancery Division has ordered the disclosure of a confidential document referred to in the defendant’s defence under CPR 31.14. In doing so, it considered the...

Reform of the CPR
Dispute Resolution

The CPR Committee, at an open meeting on Friday 17 June 2016, considered reform of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) which is aimed at reducing the number of rules and...

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