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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.

Gillian is a member of the Corporate Crime and Dispute Resolution teams at LexisPSL.

In practice, Gillian gained a reputation as an excellent litigator, specialising in fraud, white collar crime, civil forfeiture and other litigation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She defended national and international proceedings brought by the SFO, FCA, HMRC, NCA and CPS as well as other regulatory bodies. She also has experience of regulatory investigations. Gillian has advised clients in all aspects of criminal law but specifically in relation to fraud and corruption allegations, money laundering, and tax evasion. Earlier in her career at the Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecution Service, Gillian worked on a number of noteworthy general crime and proceeds of crime cases. 

Hoi-Yee specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration. She trained and practised at Manches and worked at Rubinstein Phillips and US firm Chadbourne & Parke.  She was a commercial litigation and international arbitration Professional Support Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner before joining LexisNexis.

In practice, Hoi-Yee acted in a range of commercial disputes, including breach of trust and fiduciary duty claims, breach of contract and fraud claims, shareholder disputes and matters involving cross-border issues. She also worked on international arbitration proceedings in London and the Far East.

At LexisNexis, Hoi-Yee works on the Lexis®PSL Arbitration and Dispute Resolution modules. 

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The disclosure pilot, in use in the Business and Property courts since 1 January 2019, requires co-operation between the parties and their advisers. This is needed to...

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On 31 July 2018, it was announced that the CPR Committee (CPRC) has given approval for a two-year disclosure pilot scheme to commence on 1 January 2019. The mandatory...

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The court held that legal advice privilege extends to communications with foreign lawyers, whether or not they are in-house or independent, and the...

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