Dispute Resolution

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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. 

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.

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.

 

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A new CJC working group, the Civil Litigation Review working group, has been set up to consider and review a series of discrete topics relating to civil litigation. The...

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed two separate appeals against declarations under section 6 of the Justice and Security Act 2013 (JSA 2013) that the relevant proceedings...

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Each month we send our subscribers a monthly newsletter and last month we focused on the issue of privilege. We released our Practice Note on material sent in error or...

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In factual disputes, the key evidence on which a case can succeed or fail may be the given by the witnesses. Their credibility is key, but what makes them credible?...

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Practitioners are warned that they should give careful consideration to their communications when negotiating with other parties, ensuring that if they wish to...

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In Briggs v Clay, [2019] EWHC 102 (Ch) the court examined the policy underlining without prejudice privilege, and the circumstances in which implied waiver, or an...

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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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This month we are looking at electronic working, which is something very much at the forefront at the moment given the introduction of an e-filing pilot scheme...

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High Court confirms 'without prejudice' correspondence not admissible when considering costs issues
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