Contributors

Janna is a dispute resolution lawyer with a Masters in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution. During her time in private practice at both Herbert Smith and Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons) she worked on complex international disputes, both litigation and LMAA arbitrations, dealing with technical cross border issues.

Janna 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. She also heads up a LexisNexis costs team bringing together expertise from across the company to deal with the costs issues facing the profession and was a contributing author for the Cook on Costs supplement dealing with the Jackson reforms. Janna is a frequent contributor to the legal and professional press, including the New Law Journal and Counsel magazine.

Ruth specialises in general corporate and commercial dispute resolution with particular experience in shareholder disputes, fraud and warranty claims. Ruth trained and qualified at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) where she remained in practice for ten years. Her work has involved project managing large-scale cases to trial in the chancery and commercial courts. Ruth was actively involved in in-house training with a particular focus on all aspects of evidence gathering and production, including authoring a user-manual on E-disclosure. She is also a contributor to the New Law Journal.

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The Damages Based Agreements Regulations 2013 were introduced as part of the Jackson reforms but the use of DBAs by the legal profession has been minimal. With a working...

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Part 36 offers in detailed assessment proceedings are not to be treated differently to such offers made in damages claims when it comes to determining whether the court...

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Rashda Rana SC, barrister at 39 Essex Street Chambers and president of Arbitral Women, the international network of Women in Dispute Resolution, looks at the issue of...

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Practitioners are reminded that claims can be reallocated to multitrack to allow costs recovery. We consider the various issues that arose in yesterday's Court of Appeal...

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Further to our previous post on the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015, David Gabell of Tees Law’s medical negligence team and a member...

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Does scrutiny of an award enhance its quality and therefore effectiveness or does it just slow down the arbitral process and increase costs? Philip Clifford and Oliver...

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After a prolonged period of back and forth between the House of Commons and the House of Lords, all outstanding issues on the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, now the...

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Further to our recent post regarding the MOJ pressing ahead with increase to court fees, Gordon Exall, barrister at Zenith Chambers and author of Munkman on Damages for...

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Court directions played an important role in costs management but has costs budgeting curtailed that and, if so, should it have done? Jon Lord, Costs Lawyer and Mediator...

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In UWUG Limited v Ball [2015] EWHC 74 (IPEC) Hacon J decided costs in a case where a defendant litigant in person withdrew his Part 36 offer in circumstances where the...

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we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
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