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Janna Purdie
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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.

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The 102nd practice direction update comes into force on Monday 14 January 2019 and will run for two years until 13 January 2021.

The Ministry of Justice has circulated the 100th Update—Practice Direction Amendments. This covers changes which have immediate effect as well as changes which come...

The Ministry of Justice is currently undertaking a post-implementation review of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO)—the...

The introduction of mandatory use of the new electronic bill of costs was due to start in October 2017. This has been postponed with the likely date being April...

In Deutsche Bank v Sebastian Holdings [2017] EWHC 913 (Comm), Judge Waksman QC has refused to set aside or stay a court order dealing with detailed assessment of...

This judgment deals with the validity of service outside the jurisdiction. It provides an extremely useful round-up of the principles to be applied when making an...

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The pre-action protocol for construction and engineering disputes has been updated and a second edition came into force on 9 November 2016.On 2 November...

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The long awaited new Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes is expected to come into force on Wednesday 9 November 2016.The existing...

The CPR Committee, at an open meeting on Friday 17 June 2016, considered reform of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) which is aimed at reducing the number of rules and...

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In New Tasty Bakery v MA Enterprise, HHJ Hacon, in making an order for security for costs, explains why he did not take into account either the defendant’s...

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