Dispute Resolution

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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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The case of Hardy Exploration & Production (India) Inc v Government of India [2018] EWHC 1916 (Comm) concerned an application for a discharge of an interim third...

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“Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental issues in the law of contract.  This appeal is exceptional.  It raises two of them”: MWB Business Exchange Centres v...

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The Ministry of Justice has circulated The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2018, SI 2018/479 which makes changes to Part 2, Part 36 and Part 45 of the Civil...

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When a cause of action accrues during the course of a day, that day is disregarded for limitation purposes and the clock is said to start ticking from the start of the...

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Three recent judgments dealing with the already tricky concept of privilege have produced an increasingly rocky terrain for those advising corporates on internal...

Dispute Resolution
Defendant's obligations when drafting a defence
Dispute Resolution

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...

A launch for London International Disputes Week
Dispute Resolution

A unique dispute resolution collective has launched London International Disputes Week (LIDW), with the inaugural event set for 7–10 May 2019. This post introduces some...

SFO v ENRC—Take 2 (the cat is most definitely among the pigeons)
Dispute Resolution

In a judgment littered with criticism of the decision below, the Court of Appeal has allowed ENRC’s appeal against the declarations made by Mrs Justice Andrews in May...

Situs of debt for third party debt order (Hardy Exploration & Production (India) Inc v Government of India)
Dispute Resolution

The case of Hardy Exploration & Production (India) Inc v Government of India [2018] EWHC 1916 (Comm) concerned an application for a discharge of an interim third...

An interview with Julian Acratopulo—the new president of the LSLA
Dispute Resolution

Julian Acratopulo, partner at Clifford Chance, and the new president of the London Solicitors’ Litigation Association (LSLA), warns that competition for international...

Court of Appeal—debt collection firm is not vicariously liable for tortious acts of bailiffs (Kafagi v JBW Group Limited)
Dispute Resolution

In this case, the Court of Appeal decided that the respondent debt collection firm was not vicariously liable for the tortious acts (arising out of assault, battery and...

MWB Business Exchange Centres v Rock Advertising Limited
Dispute Resolution

“Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental issues in the law of contract.  This appeal is exceptional.  It raises two of them”: MWB Business Exchange Centres v...

CPR Changes and Practice Direction amendments: what comes into force on 7 May 2018?
Dispute Resolution

The Ministry of Justice has circulated The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2018, SI 2018/479 which makes changes to Part 2, Part 36 and Part 45 of the Civil...

Limitation at Midnight
Dispute Resolution

When a cause of action accrues during the course of a day, that day is disregarded for limitation purposes and the clock is said to start ticking from the start of the...

Privilege, an ever changing landscape?
Dispute Resolution

Three recent judgments dealing with the already tricky concept of privilege have produced an increasingly rocky terrain for those advising corporates on internal...

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