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.

 

James is an arbitration specialist. He has more than 25 years’ experience of ad hoc, trade association, institutional and investment arbitrations as a solicitor in London and Paris, as a former Registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and as a case assessor for legal costs insurers and third party funders. His background as a lawyer is in international trade, commodities, shipping and insurance.

He trained at Withers in London and then spent four years in the firm’s Paris office. He was admitted as an avocat at the Paris bar (1994 – 2008). Returning to London, he spent more than 13 years at Holman Fenwick Willan in its Trade & Energy group. As Registrar and Deputy Director General of the LCIA in 2008 – 2012, he oversaw the administration of more than a thousand commercial arbitrations and assisted with a review of its Arbitration Rules. He subsequently spent two years at Thomas Miller Legal, assessing and managing a wide range of commercial and investment claims on behalf of insurers and funders. Returning to private practice in 2015, he spent a year in Stephenson Harwood’s International Arbitration group where he assisted on ICC and LCIA arbitrations, principally oil and gas disputes.

James is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. At LexisNexis, James works on the Lexis®PSL Arbitration module.

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Two new dispute resolution centres are to be created in a bid to cement Singapore’s position as an international dispute resolution hub. Andre Yeap SC, senior partner...

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What are the current trends in dispute resolution in Australia? Andrea Martignoni and Jenny Campbell, both partners at Allens, Australia discuss the recent developments...

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What are the aims of the United Kingdom Parliament (Sovereignty) Bill? Maurice Mendelson QC of Blackstone Chambers considers some of the issues. Original news The...

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Two new dispute resolution centres are to be created in a bid to cement Singapore’s position as an international dispute resolution hub. Andre Yeap SC, senior partner...

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What are the current trends in dispute resolution in Australia? Andrea Martignoni and Jenny Campbell, both partners at Allens, Australia discuss the recent developments...

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What are the aims of the United Kingdom Parliament (Sovereignty) Bill? Maurice Mendelson QC of Blackstone Chambers considers some of the issues. Original news The...

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