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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Personal Injury and clinical negligence

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20 May 2016

Can individuals successfully claim for personal injury with physiological change but no actual symptoms? William Chapman, barrister at 7 Bedford Row, suggests that...

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29 Apr 2016

Six years after the Pre Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents (“the protocol”) was introduced, it still remains a...

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28 Apr 2016

The General Medical Council (GMC) recently issued new guidance for doctors carrying out cosmetic procedures in the UK. Lola Skuse, solicitor at Michelmores, and Laurence...

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15 Apr 2016

The introduction of MedCo in April 2015 was designed to address concerns around the independence and quality of medical reports in road traffic accident claims and to...

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13 Apr 2016

What does the decision in KCR v Scout Association tell us about the court’s approach to compensation claims in respect of historic abuse? David McClenaghan, a...

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8 Apr 2016

Steven Ball, barrister at Magdalen Chambers and counsel for the appellant, says the judgment in Patience v Tanner confirms that the trial judge’s discretion in...

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10 Mar 2016

What sort of relationship has to exist between a tortfeasor and a defendant for the latter to be vicariously liable? The Supreme Court’s answer to that question in...

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9 Mar 2016

The Supreme Court’s reaffirmation, but more liberal application, of the ‘close connection’ test for an employer’s vicarious liability in Mohamud v...

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29 Feb 2016

The increasing use of social media within society has led to it being used as a tool in personal injury cases. Gordon Exall, barrister at Zenith Chambers discusses the...

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19 Jan 2016

What could be better than an entire bus load of mates out for a night on the tiles? A group of revellers in Crewe found it to be a potential windfall of thousands of...

Personal Injury And Clinical Negligence
Sensitisation not an actionable injury
Dispute Resolution

Can individuals successfully claim for personal injury with physiological change but no actual symptoms? William Chapman, barrister at 7 Bedford Row, suggests that...

Special Damages only claims to continue under RTA Protocol
Dispute Resolution

Six years after the Pre Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents (“the protocol”) was introduced, it still remains a...

New GMC guidance for doctors carrying out cosmetic surgery
Dispute Resolution

The General Medical Council (GMC) recently issued new guidance for doctors carrying out cosmetic procedures in the UK. Lola Skuse, solicitor at Michelmores, and Laurence...

MedCo’s latest developments
Dispute Resolution

The introduction of MedCo in April 2015 was designed to address concerns around the independence and quality of medical reports in road traffic accident claims and to...

Challenges in pursuing compensation in abuse claims
Dispute Resolution

What does the decision in KCR v Scout Association tell us about the court’s approach to compensation claims in respect of historic abuse? David McClenaghan, a...

The costs of turning down an offer
Dispute Resolution

Steven Ball, barrister at Magdalen Chambers and counsel for the appellant, says the judgment in Patience v Tanner confirms that the trial judge’s discretion in...

Vicarious Liability: Employment Contract Not Required
Dispute Resolution

What sort of relationship has to exist between a tortfeasor and a defendant for the latter to be vicariously liable? The Supreme Court’s answer to that question in...

Vicarious Liability: Broadening the Close Connection Test
Dispute Resolution

The Supreme Court’s reaffirmation, but more liberal application, of the ‘close connection’ test for an employer’s vicarious liability in Mohamud v...

Using social media in civil litigation
Dispute Resolution

The increasing use of social media within society has led to it being used as a tool in personal injury cases. Gordon Exall, barrister at Zenith Chambers discusses the...

All aboard the party bus? Avoiding fraudulent whiplash claims.
Dispute Resolution

What could be better than an entire bus load of mates out for a night on the tiles? A group of revellers in Crewe found it to be a potential windfall of thousands of...

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