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Barry specialises in international arbitration and commercial litigation. He trained and practised at Jones Day before joining Pinsent Masons. At LexisNexis, Barry is Head of Arbitration and Head of the Lexis®PSL Dispute Resolution Group.

In practice, Barry’s work included commercial, aviation and technology arbitrations pursuant to international arbitral rules, involving UK and international clients. He also has a background in general commercial, civil fraud and IT litigation, including experience before the High Court. While in private practice, Barry worked with a broad range of clients from the private and public sectors.

At LexisNexis, when not focused on the strategic development and operational requirements of the Dispute Resolution Group, Barry’s content work focuses on the law and practice of international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. In addition to his work for Lexis®PSL, Barry contributes to the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Blog and New Law Journal on litigation and arbitration matters

Gillian is a member of the Corporate Crime and Dispute Resolution teams at LexisPSL.

In practice, Gillian gained a reputation as an excellent litigator, specialising in fraud, white collar crime, civil forfeiture and other litigation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She defended national and international proceedings brought by the SFO, FCA, HMRC, NCA and CPS as well as other regulatory bodies. She also has experience of regulatory investigations. Gillian has advised clients in all aspects of criminal law but specifically in relation to fraud and corruption allegations, money laundering, and tax evasion. Earlier in her career at the Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecution Service, Gillian worked on a number of noteworthy general crime and proceeds of crime cases. 

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