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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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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Lord Faulks QC, Minister of State for Civil Justice, has confirmed that the post-implementation review of Part 2 of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of...

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Lord Faulks QC, Minister of State for Civil Justice has confirmed that the Jackson reforms will apply to insolvency litigation from April 2016. This means that the...

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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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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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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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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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Practitioners issuing claims proceeding in any Rolls Building court on or after 1 October 2015 should take note of two pilot schemes being introduced under PD...

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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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The MOJ has circulated the 81st Update PD Document with Practice Directions amendments which, in the main, come into force on Thursday 1 October alongside the CPR rules...

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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...

Jackson reforms: review now expected 2018
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Lord Faulks QC, Minister of State for Civil Justice, has confirmed that the post-implementation review of Part 2 of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of...

Breaking: Jackson reforms to apply to insolvency litigation from April 2016
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Lord Faulks QC, Minister of State for Civil Justice has confirmed that the Jackson reforms will apply to insolvency litigation from April 2016. This means that the...

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

New pilot schemes for Rolls Building claims issued on or after 1 October 2015
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Practitioners issuing claims proceeding in any Rolls Building court on or after 1 October 2015 should take note of two pilot schemes being introduced under PD...

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

Practice Direction updates for 1 October 2015
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The MOJ has circulated the 81st Update PD Document with Practice Directions amendments which, in the main, come into force on Thursday 1 October alongside the CPR rules...

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