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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Dispute Resolution

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The Ministry of Justice circulated the 109th practice direction updates on 1 July 2019, these update the practice directions used in conjunction with the civil procedure...

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High Court considers applications under the disclosure pilot (Vannin Capital v RBoS)
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The decision in Vannin Capital v RBoS provides welcome clarification on more detailed aspects of the disclosure pilot, including when guidance should be sought from the...

CPR 52 reforms—how have the restrictions on appeal been tackled so far?
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Georgia Whiting, barrister at 4 King’s Bench Walk, discusses the Part 52 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) reforms on permission to appeal and whether they have had any...

Interest-exclusive Part 36 offers in detailed assessment proceedings (Horne v Prescot)
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In Horne (as executrix of the estate of Edward Horne, deceased) v Prescot (No.1) Ltd [2019] EWHC 1322 (QB), Nicol J provided guidance on the vexed issue of whether Part...

Changes to civil procedure practice directions—1 July 2019
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The Ministry of Justice circulated the 109th practice direction updates on 1 July 2019, these update the practice directions used in conjunction with the civil procedure...

MOJ circulate approved minutes of the CPRC open meeting held in May 2019
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On 10 May 2019 the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPR Committee) held an open meeting in which members of the public were invited to attend. The approved minutes of that...

Application of the principles of proportionality (Malmsten v Bohinc)
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In Malmsten v Bohinc [2019] EWHC 1386 (Ch), the High Court allowed an appeal in part against an order for costs made following detailed assessment. The judgment helpfully...

Failure to anticipate work does not justify a revision to a costs budget (Seekings v Moores)
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This decision includes a comprehensive review and summary of earlier decisions in which comment was made on what may or may not represent a ‘significant development’...

Arbitration statistics 2018: London bucks downward trends
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An analysis of 2018 statistics from six major international arbitral bodies shows that only those based in London saw increases in both new case numbers and appointments...

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Philip Moser QC, joint head of Monckton Chambers, comments on the appeal judgment in Motor Insurers’ Bureau v Lewis (a protected party, by his litigation friend), which...

Singapore proposes amendments to legislation for the enforcement of foreign judgments
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The Singapore Ministry of Law has recently proposed amendments to the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (Cap. 265, 2001 Rev Ed) to be effected through the...

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