Dispute Resolution

Contributors

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.
About

CPR and court guides

Featured Articles
Latest Articles
SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 18
1 Mar 2018

The disclosure reform proposal for the Business & Property Courts envisages a wholesale shake up of the current disclosure process under CPR 31 to encourage a shift...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 2
13 Feb 2018

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 1 December meeting. The minutes provide some insight into changes to the rules and...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 21
3 Oct 2017

The Ministry of Justice has circulated a draft 92nd Update–Practice Direction Amendments Making Document. The changes include amendments to reflect the change from...

commercial-court-guide
18 Sep 2017

The 10th edition of the Commercial Court Guide (formerly Admiralty and Commercial Courts Guide) was published on 12 September 2017 and the amendments came into force...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 2
11 Sep 2017

The Ministry of Justice has published the 92nd update to the Civil Procedure Rules with The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017, SI 2017/889 together with three...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 3
28 Jun 2017

The May 2017 minutes of the CPR Committee cover a number of issues including a new pilot scheme for an online court, a new pilot scheme for a form of fixed recoverable...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 16
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...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 9
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...

16575401_l
23 Sep 2016

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...

60389032_l
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 &...

The Latest
Proposed Disclosure Pilot Scheme in the Business & Property Courts
Dispute Resolution

The disclosure reform proposal for the Business & Property Courts envisages a wholesale shake up of the current disclosure process under CPR 31 to...

Minutes of the CPR Committee meeting of 1 December 2017
Dispute Resolution

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 1 December meeting. The minutes provide some insight into changes to...

Draft 92nd update to practice directions available
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has circulated a draft 92nd Update–Practice Direction Amendments Making Document. The changes include amendments to...

10th edition of the Commercial Court Guide
Dispute Resolution

The 10th edition of the Commercial Court Guide (formerly Admiralty and Commercial Courts Guide) was published on 12 September 2017 and the amendments...

October 2017 CPR Updates
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has published the 92nd update to the Civil Procedure Rules with The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017, SI 2017/889...

Minutes of the CPR Committee—May 2017
Dispute Resolution

The May 2017 minutes of the CPR Committee cover a number of issues including a new pilot scheme for an online court, a new pilot scheme for a form of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Trending Topics