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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7 Apr 2016

Wednesday 6 April saw the introduction of changes to the costs management regime.  The new rules are subject to transitional arrangements such that the changes will...

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6 Apr 2016

The CPR updates coming into force today (6 April 2016) include the introduction of a new CPR 89 to govern the procedure for applying for attachment of earnings orders and...

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5 Apr 2016

The charging orders regime under CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 changed with effect from 6 April 2016. Under the new regime it is intended that all straight forward applications...

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22 Mar 2016

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Queen’s Bench Division’s decision to allow an appeal and reinstate default judgment following the defendant’s...

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24 Feb 2016

This is an update to our previous post on the publication of a new edition of the Chancery Guide. While the version of the guide released last week was dated March...

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17 Dec 2015

Master O’Hare has given a costs judgment in which he awarded indemnity costs against a losing party for conduct which he deemed ‘unreasonable’ when it...

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8 Dec 2015

The uneasy relationship between costs budgeting and the pre-April 2013 test of proportionality is evidenced by the costs management process in The Construction Industry...

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12 Nov 2015

More upcoming CPR changes have been announced, as set out in Civil Procedure (Amendments No. 5) Rules 2015 and the 82nd Update PD Making Document. The changes centre on...

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30 Sep 2015

A raft of changes are due to come into place on Thursday 1 October, as set out in the Civil Procedure (Amendments No. 4) Rules 2015, SI 2015/1569 (L20) as well as the...

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23 Sep 2015

The CPR allows a claim form to be amended prior to service without court permission, but does the amended claim form itself need to be sealed prior to service?This...

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Top 6 things you need to know: changes to costs management
Dispute Resolution

Wednesday 6 April saw the introduction of changes to the costs management regime.  The new rules are subject to transitional arrangements such that the changes will...

Top 6 things you need to know: new attachment of earnings regime
Dispute Resolution

The CPR updates coming into force today (6 April 2016) include the introduction of a new CPR 89 to govern the procedure for applying for attachment of earnings orders and...

Top 6 things you need to know: new charging orders regime
Dispute Resolution

The charging orders regime under CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 changed with effect from 6 April 2016. Under the new regime it is intended that all straight forward applications...

Delay kills defence in British Gas v Oak Cash & Carry
Dispute Resolution

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Queen’s Bench Division’s decision to allow an appeal and reinstate default judgment following the defendant’s...

Update: Revised Chancery Guide
Dispute Resolution

This is an update to our previous post on the publication of a new edition of the Chancery Guide. While the version of the guide released last week was dated March...

'First ever' losing party penalised for refusal to mediate costs of dispute
Dispute Resolution

Master O’Hare has given a costs judgment in which he awarded indemnity costs against a losing party for conduct which he deemed ‘unreasonable’ when it...

Costs budgeting in cases commenced before 1 April 2013
Dispute Resolution

The uneasy relationship between costs budgeting and the pre-April 2013 test of proportionality is evidenced by the costs management process in The Construction Industry...

CPR changes: November and December 2015
Dispute Resolution

More upcoming CPR changes have been announced, as set out in Civil Procedure (Amendments No. 5) Rules 2015 and the 82nd Update PD Making Document. The changes centre on...

CPR changes from 1 October: 4 pilot schemes and a new financial list
Dispute Resolution

A raft of changes are due to come into place on Thursday 1 October, as set out in the Civil Procedure (Amendments No. 4) Rules 2015, SI 2015/1569 (L20) as well as the...

Amended claim form: Is there a requirement to reseal before service?
Dispute Resolution

The CPR allows a claim form to be amended prior to service without court permission, but does the amended claim form itself need to be sealed prior to service?This...

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