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.

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20 Mar 2017

The UK has been dubbed as ‘the whiplash capital of the world’, but Amanda Stevens, group head of legal practice at Hudgell Solicitors, points out that she is...

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3 Mar 2017

The Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge’s rejection of evidence of an expert witness in the medical negligence case of EXP v Barker [2017] EWCA Civ 63. Grahame...

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28 Feb 2017

The discount rate for personal injury claims will be set at minus 0.75%, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced. The new Discount Rate will come into effect on 20...

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22 Feb 2017

David Green, barrister at 12 King’s Bench Walk, considers an application to appeal against Dingemans J’s judgment in Pickard v Marshal on an important point...

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16 Feb 2017

Does UK law sufficiently protect cyclists on the UK’s roads? Stuart Kightley, head of Osbornes’ personal injury department, comments on the current lack of...

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2 Dec 2016

The Queen’s Bench Division refused the defendant’s application for a (further) extension of time in which to comply with an unless order for disclosure....

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30 Nov 2016

What next for dispute resolution in Scotland? Stephen Goldie, head of dispute resolution at Brodies, discusses the reforms that came into force on 28 November 2016, and...

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8 Nov 2016

In Pittville v Habanos, the Chancery Division has allowed an appeal against (1) an order granting relief from sanctions following the claimant’s failure to...

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25 Oct 2016

Claire Laver, partner in the claims solutions group at DAC Beachcroft, comments on the recent case of Shahid v Puddick and considers whether it opens up a new avenue for...

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28 Sep 2016

Is a conviction in a foreign court acceptable in subsequent English proceedings as proof of the facts on which the conviction was based? Joel Donovan QC, barrister at...

Personal Injury And Clinical Negligence
Prisons and Courts Bill 2017—whiplash and personal injury claims
Dispute Resolution

The UK has been dubbed as ‘the whiplash capital of the world’, but Amanda Stevens, group head of legal practice at Hudgell Solicitors, points out that she is...

Admissibility of expert evidence in medical negligence cases (EXP v Barker)
Dispute Resolution

The Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge’s rejection of evidence of an expert witness in the medical negligence case of EXP v Barker [2017] EWCA Civ 63. Grahame...

Personal injury discount rate lowered significantly
Dispute Resolution

The discount rate for personal injury claims will be set at minus 0.75%, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced. The new Discount Rate will come into effect on 20...

Jurisdictional issues under Rome II
Dispute Resolution

David Green, barrister at 12 King’s Bench Walk, considers an application to appeal against Dingemans J’s judgment in Pickard v Marshal on an important point...

Legal protection for cyclists—is the UK keeping pace?
Dispute Resolution

Does UK law sufficiently protect cyclists on the UK’s roads? Stuart Kightley, head of Osbornes’ personal injury department, comments on the current lack of...

Judgment for non-compliance with disclosure unless order (Eaglesham v MOD)
Dispute Resolution

The Queen’s Bench Division refused the defendant’s application for a (further) extension of time in which to comply with an unless order for disclosure....

Scottish court reforms—all change for dispute resolution
Dispute Resolution

What next for dispute resolution in Scotland? Stephen Goldie, head of dispute resolution at Brodies, discusses the reforms that came into force on 28 November 2016, and...

Not having funds not 'good reason' for breaching security for costs order
Dispute Resolution

In Pittville v Habanos, the Chancery Division has allowed an appeal against (1) an order granting relief from sanctions following the claimant’s failure to...

Court considers question of fundamental dishonesty
Dispute Resolution

Claire Laver, partner in the claims solutions group at DAC Beachcroft, comments on the recent case of Shahid v Puddick and considers whether it opens up a new avenue for...

Admissibility of foreign court convictions in English courts (Daley v Bakiyev)
Dispute Resolution

Is a conviction in a foreign court acceptable in subsequent English proceedings as proof of the facts on which the conviction was based? Joel Donovan QC, barrister at...

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