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 Resolution 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.

 

 
Tina has a broad range of contentious experience across a spectrum of areas, including in relation to shareholder disputes, breaches of contract, contractual interpretation, economic torts and negligence. She has also acted on regulatory and internal investigations.
 
Tina joined LexisNexis in November 2018 and works on the PSL Dispute Resolution module, dealing primarily with cross border issues (including jurisdiction and enforcement), as well as civil appeals.
Richard is a barrister with over 10 years’ experience in the civil courts in England and Wales. He qualified following pupillage at 13 King’s Bench Walk chambers, where he had a broad civil common law practice dealing primarily with personal injury, debt recovery and personal/corporate insolvency. In 2014 he moved to 42 Bedford Row chambers where his practice became more focused on landlord and tenant matters and commercial contract disputes.
 

Through extensive exposure to the courts on a nearly daily basis he has developed an in-depth understanding of the practical application of the CPR in day-to-day litigation, both in interim hearings and substantive trials. 

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.

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.
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1 Jul 2019

On 10 May 2019 the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPR Committee) held an open meeting in which members of the public were invited to attend. The approved minutes of that...

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The Ministry of Justice has signed the 106th update—practice direction amendments which makes amendments to CPR PD 51R and CPR PD 51S. The amendments come into force at...

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The Court of Appeal in SPI North Ltd v Swiss Post International (UK) Ltd and another company [2019] EWCA Civ 7 dealt with a novel question of principle regarding CPR...

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A new mandatory disclosure pilot scheme will take place from 1 January 2019 in the Business and Property Courts. Litigators should brace themselves for a brand new...

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The Ministry of Justice has circulated the 100th Update—Practice Direction Amendments. This covers changes which have immediate effect as well as changes which come into...

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2 May 2018

On Tuesday, 1 May 2018, the Ministry of Justice confirmed that amendments had been made to the Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims and the Pre-action Protocol for...

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Judge Phillips, sitting in the Mercantile Court, dismissed an application by the claimant to amend the claim form, after expiry of the limitation period, to correct the...

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18 Apr 2018

The Ministry of Justice has circulated The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2018, SI 2018/479 which makes changes to Part 2, Part 36 and Part 45 of the Civil...

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Yesterday, the Ministry of Justice provided the 96th update which makes changes to the Practice Directions associated with the Civil Procedure Rules. The update makes...

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12 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 2 February meeting. At the meeting, the committee’s discussions included proposed...

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MOJ circulate approved minutes of the CPRC open meeting held in May 2019
Dispute Resolution

On 10 May 2019 the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPR Committee) held an open meeting in which members of the public were invited to attend. The approved minutes of that...

Practice direction amendments in force from 11 am on Monday 18 March 2019
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has signed the 106th update—practice direction amendments which makes amendments to CPR PD 51R and CPR PD 51S. The amendments come into force at...

Defendant's obligations when drafting a defence
Dispute Resolution

The Court of Appeal in SPI North Ltd v Swiss Post International (UK) Ltd and another company [2019] EWCA Civ 7 dealt with a novel question of principle regarding CPR...

All change please—The new disclosure pilot scheme in the Business and Property Courts
Dispute Resolution

A new mandatory disclosure pilot scheme will take place from 1 January 2019 in the Business and Property Courts. Litigators should brace themselves for a brand new...

Practice Direction changes—September and October 2018 and January 2019
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has circulated the 100th Update—Practice Direction Amendments. This covers changes which have immediate effect as well as changes which come into...

Changes to pre-action protocols - May 2018
Dispute Resolution

On Tuesday, 1 May 2018, the Ministry of Justice confirmed that amendments had been made to the Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims and the Pre-action Protocol for...

Amendment to correct mistake as to party name after limitation period expired (Best Friends Group v Barclays Bank Plc)
Dispute Resolution

Judge Phillips, sitting in the Mercantile Court, dismissed an application by the claimant to amend the claim form, after expiry of the limitation period, to correct the...

CPR Changes and Practice Direction amendments: what comes into force on 7 May 2018?
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has circulated The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2018, SI 2018/479 which makes changes to Part 2, Part 36 and Part 45 of the Civil...

Changes to Pilot Schemes in Practice Direction 51
Dispute Resolution

Yesterday, the Ministry of Justice provided the 96th update which makes changes to the Practice Directions associated with the Civil Procedure Rules. The update makes...

Minutes of the CPR Committee meeting of 2 February 2018
Dispute Resolution

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 2 February meeting. At the meeting, the committee’s discussions included proposed...

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