Dispute Resolution

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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.

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 Resolution 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.

 

 
Tina has a broad range of contentious experience across a spectrum of areas, including in relation to shareholder disputes, breaches of contract, contractual interpretation, economic torts and negligence. She has also acted on regulatory and internal investigations.
 
Tina joined LexisNexis in November 2018 and works on the PSL Dispute Resolution module, dealing primarily with cross border issues (including jurisdiction and enforcement), as well as civil appeals.
Ben Giaretta is an international arbitration lawyer with a wide range of experience across many different sectors. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is a partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP.  He a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of Lexis PSL Arbitration.
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Court of Appeal—challenging solicitors’ costs requires detailed points of dispute (Ainsworth v Stewarts Law LLP)
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The Court of Appeal has made it clear that when seeking solicitor-own client costs assessment, under section 70 of the Solicitors Act 1974, it is essential to provide...

A launch for Butterworths Challenges in Arbitration
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A launch for Butterworths Challenges in Arbitration. This new text—written by Puschmann and a team of contributors—considers the various ways in which arbitrators and...

New Video Hearing pilot scheme
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Monday 2 March 2020 sees the new Video Hearing pilot scheme come into force. The rules introducing the new pilot scheme are set out in the 115th Practice Direction...

Changes to the Online Civil Money Claims Pilot
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On 20 February 2020 the Ministry of Justice published the 114th update—practice direction amendments, which makes amendments to CPR PD 51R ie the Online Civil Money...

LIDW2020 aims to drive the international dispute resolution agenda
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London International Disputes Week (LIDW) is gearing up for its second outing following the success of its inaugural event in May 2019. Taking place between 7 and 11...

Guide to Business and Property work at the County Court at Central London
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The County Court at Central London has published a guide to the Business and Property Work undertaken at the court (dated January 2020). It includes details of the scope...

March / April 2020 Practice Direction updates
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The Ministry of Justice has signed the 113th update—practice direction amendments, which makes amendments to various practice directions supplementing the Civil Procedure...

LexisNexis practice area update: Personal Injury name change
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The Personal Injury module has been changed to ‘PI & Clinical Negligence’ in Lexis®PSL and Lexis®Library. LexisNexis

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Various upcoming CPR changes are set out in the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2020, SI 2020/82 and come into force on 30 March 2020 and 6 April 2020. The amendments...

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Copying in your lawyer or having them at a meeting, does not necessarily mean that legal advice privilege will apply. Adam Heppinstall, barrister at Henderson Chambers...

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