E-working to become compulsory in Rolls Building courts as from April 2017

E-working to become compulsory in Rolls Building courts as from April 2017

The Chancellor of the High Court, Mr Justice Blair and Mr Justice Coulson have announced that using the CE-File will become mandatory in all Rolls Building jurisdictions as from 25 April 2017.

From 25 April 2017, all issuing of claims and applications and filing of documents will need to be done electronically, through the website.

It was also confirmed that public access terminals and scanners will be placed in the reception area for those litigants with limited access to the necessary IT equipment. Staff will also be available to assist with any technical difficulties that may arise.

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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.