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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.

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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10 Oct 2017

lobal law firm White & Case LLP has launched its 2018 International Arbitration Survey, carried out in conjunction with the School of International Arbitration at...

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8 Sep 2016

James Clanchy considers recent Commercial Court decisions which have confirmed the lengths to which the court will go to support London seated arbitrations. The message...

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30 Sep 2015

Earlier this month the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) at its Centenary Conference in Singapore, the CIArb launched The  CIArb Arbitration Rules 2015....

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12 Jun 2015

The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements will come into force on 1 October 2015.Yesterday (11 June) saw the EU deposit the instrument of approval required...

21 Aug 2014

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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31 Jul 2014

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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