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Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.

Mark is responsible for developing and driving the firm's vision to be “a world class professional services business bringing together the best people to achieve the best results”. He spearheaded the launch of the “Beyond 2020” global strategy, which centres on five key areas: clients, sectors and products; people, performance and leadership; service delivery; innovation and technology; and platform.

Zahra started working as a paralegal at Lexis Nexis in Banking and Insolvency teams in April 2019. Zahra graduated with a 2.1 honours in a BA French and Spanish, completed the GDL at BPP University and is seeking some experience before commencing the LPC. She has undertaken voluntary work for law firms in London, Argentina and Colombia.

Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

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Court fee increases from 1 July 2013
Family

As from 1 July 2013 the Family Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2013, SI 2013/1407 (FPF(A)O 2013) amended the Family Proceedings Fees Order 2008, SI 2008/1054 (FPFO...

Jackson Reforms: NLJ series on Costs Budgeting by HHJ Simon Brown QC
Dispute Resolution

His Honour Judge Simon Brown QC is the designated mercantile judge for the Midlands sitting at the Birmingham Civil Justice Centre and is the author of a series of...

Jackson Reforms: The Cost of Change – The LexisNexis Overview
Dispute Resolution

The Jackson Reforms have been implemented and the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution team have compiled an overview of the key areas.  Click here to view ....

Jackson Reforms: Costs Budgeting Insight Videos
Dispute Resolution

Costs Budgeting is a key area of the Jackson Reforms. Here, HHJ Simon Brown QC, Mark Surguy and Martino Giaquinto provide an insight into costs budgeting. All three have...

Court privatisation? Go the whole hog and arbitrate
Family

I was recently motivated to take up cudgels in defence of arbitration in the worthy pages of the Law Society’s Gazette. What I said in that letter and why I wrote it are...

Mediation matters
Family

Mediation is not a new concept for the legal profession.  There are lawyer mediators who have been mediating for more than 20 years.  Yet for various reasons mediation is...

Nice guys don’t come last
Family

Well now, litigants in person (LiPs). We’ve got the name sorted out, thanks to the Master of the Rolls, March 2013. The next question is how we communicate with a LiP. My...

Financial planning terminology
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Jackson Reforms: The Practical Impact
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Lord Justice Jackson and other senior judges delivered a series of lectures concentrating on how on different aspects of the Final Costs Review would be...

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