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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20 May 2019

In Davey v Money & Anor [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) (17 April 2019) Mr Justice Snowden did not apply the Arkin cap in circumstances where the litigation funder had invested...

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The County Courts (Interest on Judgment Debts) Order 1991 is to be amended so as to align the provisions with rule 40.8 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 as that rule...

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The following is an extract from a LexisPSL Practice Note. This note was first published in September 2014 and updated in May 2019. It is not maintained on the blog. For...

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25 Apr 2019

The Ministry of Justice has launched a short consultation on revising the medical reporting process for unrepresented claimants. Among the suggested changes, the...

24 Apr 2019

The Leeds Law Society has previously issued guidance dealing with the production of orders in the Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) in Leeds. This guidance has been...

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27 Mar 2019

Under what circumstances will an application for anonymity be considered? Kate Rohde, partner at Kingsley Napley, outlines the facts of Zeromska-Smith v United...

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In Briggs v Clay, [2019] EWHC 102 (Ch) the court examined the policy underlining without prejudice privilege, and the circumstances in which implied waiver, or an...

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18 Mar 2019

The Ministry of Justice has signed the 106th update—practice direction amendments which makes amendments to CPR PD 51R and CPR PD 51S. The amendments come into force at...

1 Mar 2019

The Ministry of Justice has signed the 104th update—practice direction amendments which makes amendments to various practice directions. The amendments come into...

28 Feb 2019

The Ministry of Justice has provided the 105th practice direction update which relates solely to practice direction 51O dealing with the electronic working pilot...

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Should the Arkin cap apply in every case? (Davey v Money)
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In Davey v Money & Anor [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) (17 April 2019) Mr Justice Snowden did not apply the Arkin cap in circumstances where the litigation funder had invested...

Changes to County Courts (Interest on Judgment Debts) Order 1991
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The County Courts (Interest on Judgment Debts) Order 1991 is to be amended so as to align the provisions with rule 40.8 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 as that rule...

Conducting an appeal in the County Court or the High Court
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The following is an extract from a LexisPSL Practice Note. This note was first published in September 2014 and updated in May 2019. It is not maintained on the blog. For...

Changing unrepresented claimant medical reporting process—consultation
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The Ministry of Justice has launched a short consultation on revising the medical reporting process for unrepresented claimants. Among the suggested changes, the...

Business and Property courts in Leeds
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The Leeds Law Society has previously issued guidance dealing with the production of orders in the Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) in Leeds. This guidance has been...

Anonymity in clinical negligence claims—a necessary and timely reminder (Zeromska-Smith v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust)
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Under what circumstances will an application for anonymity be considered? Kate Rohde, partner at Kingsley Napley, outlines the facts of Zeromska-Smith v United...

Without prejudice communications—the exclusionary rule, exceptions and waiver of privilege
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In Briggs v Clay, [2019] EWHC 102 (Ch) the court examined the policy underlining without prejudice privilege, and the circumstances in which implied waiver, or an...

Practice direction amendments in force from 11 am on Monday 18 March 2019
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The Ministry of Justice has signed the 106th update—practice direction amendments which makes amendments to CPR PD 51R and CPR PD 51S. The amendments come into force at...

104th practice direction update—various
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The Ministry of Justice has signed the 104th update—practice direction amendments which makes amendments to various practice directions. The amendments come into...

105th practice direction update—electronic working pilot scheme
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The Ministry of Justice has provided the 105th practice direction update which relates solely to practice direction 51O dealing with the electronic working pilot...

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