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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.

Janna is a dispute resolution lawyer with a Masters in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution. During her time in private practice at both Herbert Smith and Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons) she worked on complex international disputes, both litigation and LMAA arbitrations, dealing with technical cross border issues.

Janna 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. She also heads up a LexisNexis costs team bringing together expertise from across the company to deal with the costs issues facing the profession and was a contributing author for the Cook on Costs supplement dealing with the Jackson reforms. Janna is a frequent contributor to the legal and professional press, including the New Law Journal and Counsel magazine.

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Dispute Resolution

For lawyers to get the latest news and analysis on case law, civil procedure rules and law reform relating to dispute resolution, personal injury and arbitration.
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17 Dec 2015

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appellants’ appeal in Thevarajah v Riordan & others in a highly anticipated decision on the hot topic of relief from...

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18 Aug 2015

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has granted an application to strike out a claim where the Particulars of Claim (POC) had still not been served six weeks...

29 May 2015

The Chancery Division has allowed an appeal under Rule 52.11(b) against a default judgment. In doing so it found there was a real prospect of successfully defending the...

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8 Oct 2014

Back tracking from the position in Mitchell gathers pace as the trivial test is removed with something more substantive.  This was the case in Long v Value Properties and...

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17 Jul 2014

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Mitchell v. News Group Newspapers Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1537, [2014] 1 WLR 795 on relief from sanctions is probably the most discussed,...

20 May 2014

The Court of Appeal, with Lord Justice Jackson giving judgment, has upheld a costs judge decision to allow a reasonable extension of time for service of points of...

14 Mar 2014

One important aspect of the Jackson reforms has been the judiciaries increased emphasis on compliance with civil procedure rules, orders, proportionality and the robust...

6 Mar 2014

The Commercial Court has refused to grant an extension of time for service of particulars of claim even though it considered it would have been just and fair to grant it...

12 Feb 2014

UpdateThe 22 April 2014 CPR amendments will state that the costs budgeting is to apply to all Part 7 claims. However, we understand that the provisions in CPR 3.13 are...

23 Jan 2014

The Court of Appeal has continued its hardline approach to relief from sanctions post-Jackson (which started with Mitchell and continued with Durrant) with its latest...

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