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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In factual disputes, the key evidence on which a case can succeed or fail may be the given by the witnesses. Their credibility is key, but what makes them credible?...

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Despite concern expressed by the Civil Justice Council, the Lord Chief Justice and the Law Society, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed that it is to press ahead with...

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Practitioners are warned that they should give careful consideration to their communications when negotiating with other parties, ensuring that if they wish to...

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Summary judgment can be a powerful weapon for a claimant in a dispute. However, is it appropriate for an essentially factual dispute? This was considered by Akenhead J in...

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Practitioners should heed the High Court's warning and ensure that proportionality is considered when incurring costs in pursuing litigation, especially in regard to...

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In the case of Hague Plant Limited v Hague & ors [2014] EWCA Civ 1609 [2014] All ER (D) 134 (Dec), the Court of Appeal has dismissed the claimant appellant's appeal...

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In June 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly announced the creation of a new ’super’ Russian Supreme Court that would merge the Supreme Commercial...

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It is now a year since the HKIAC’s Administered Arbitration Rules came into effect. Amy Lo of Hogan Lovells’ Hong Kong office considers how the rules have been received...

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Sanctions: an instrument of a political pressure for decades, but attracting little or no attention in Russia. Until now.Tatiana Minaeva, Of Counsel in Jones...

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On 1 December 2014,  new ‘Guidance for the instruction of experts in civil claims 2014' ('the Guidance') replaces the current ‘Protocol for the Instruction of Experts to...

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Dispute Resolution
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Dispute Resolution
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Dispute Resolution
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hongkong
Dispute Resolution
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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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Dispute Resolution
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.