Dispute Resolution

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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 Resolutions 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.

 

James is an arbitration specialist. He has more than 25 years’ experience of ad hoc, trade association, institutional and investment arbitrations as a solicitor in London and Paris, as a former Registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and as a case assessor for legal costs insurers and third party funders. His background as a lawyer is in international trade, commodities, shipping and insurance.

He trained at Withers in London and then spent four years in the firm’s Paris office. He was admitted as an avocat at the Paris bar (1994 – 2008). Returning to London, he spent more than 13 years at Holman Fenwick Willan in its Trade & Energy group. As Registrar and Deputy Director General of the LCIA in 2008 – 2012, he oversaw the administration of more than a thousand commercial arbitrations and assisted with a review of its Arbitration Rules. He subsequently spent two years at Thomas Miller Legal, assessing and managing a wide range of commercial and investment claims on behalf of insurers and funders. Returning to private practice in 2015, he spent a year in Stephenson Harwood’s International Arbitration group where he assisted on ICC and LCIA arbitrations, principally oil and gas disputes.

James is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. At LexisNexis, James works on the Lexis®PSL Arbitration module.

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

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Introducing CIArb’s Business Arbitration Scheme
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The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) has launched its Business Arbitration Scheme (BAS), a fixed fee procedure for low to medium-value commercial disputes....

Examining a director’s civil liability
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Is a director personally liable in damages to an employee injured while working for a company that did not have adequate insurance cover? Andrew Smith QC of Crown Office...

CPR changes in August 2016—judicial review costs capping orders
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The provisions in Part 4 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) deal with costs capping orders in judicial review proceedings, which will come into force...

Risks of mentioning confidential documents in pleadings (Aqua Global v Fiserv)
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The Chancery Division has ordered the disclosure of a confidential document referred to in the defendant’s defence under CPR 31.14. In doing so, it considered the...

Recovering success fees and insurance premiums
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To what extent can a claimant recover a success fee and insurance premium where they change from legal aid to a pre-LAPSO 2012 conditional fee agreement (CFA)? Robert...

Residential occupiers and adjudication—was there an adjudication clause?
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Andrew Bartlett QC declined to order enforcement of an adjudication decision against employers who were residential occupiers, there being sufficient doubt as to whether...

Examining the proportionality test
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James Laughland, barrister at Temple Garden Chambers, explores the practical implications of the decision in May v Wavell Group and scrutinises the impact of the...

The appeal of finality in arbitration
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Richard Power, partner in the Global Arbitration Group at Clyde & Co LLP, and Catherine Reeves, professional support lawyer at Clyde & Co LLP, discuss the issue...

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On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. In the run-up to the vote, Lexis®Nexis worked with a number of industry experts to cut...

Foreseeability in road traffic accidents
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To what degree must drivers anticipate the actions of other road users? Personal injury specialist Niall Maclean, of 12 King’s Bench Walk, examines the Court of...

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