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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. 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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Monday 2 March 2020 sees the new Video Hearing pilot scheme come into force. The rules introducing the new pilot scheme are set out in the 115th Practice Direction...

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: The court considered the principles of whether an application for a default judgment should be considered in the absence of a defendant together with the process the...

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The House of Commons Public Bill Committee is expected to meet for the first time on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 to consider the Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill​...

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The decision in Vannin Capital v RBoS provides welcome clarification on more detailed aspects of the disclosure pilot, including when guidance should be sought from the...

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Georgia Whiting, barrister at 4 King’s Bench Walk, discusses the Part 52 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) reforms on permission to appeal and whether they have had any...

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The following is an extract from a LexisPSL Practice Note. This note was first published in September 2014 and updated in May 2019. It is not maintained on the blog. For...

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Claimants sought adjournment of a trial on alternative bases that the continued detention in Russia of one of the parties and the consequent impossibility of serving...

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The Court of Appeal in SPI North Ltd v Swiss Post International (UK) Ltd and another company [2019] EWCA Civ 7 dealt with a novel question of principle regarding CPR...

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