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Virginia specialises in general domestic and international commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

Virginia trained, qualified and practiced with Pinsent Masons before moving to Marriott Harrison where she continued in practice for a further seven years.

In practice, Virginia acted in a variety of general commercial disputes covering areas including  intellectual property, fraud, defamation, misrepresentation, breach of contract, debt recovery, breach of restrictive covenants and company and shareholders’ disputes.

Virginia is Head of Dispute Resolution at Lexis®PSL and, when not focused on the strategic development and operational requirements of the Dispute Resolution module, her content work focuses on case management and evidence in civil litigation. She also regularly contributes to the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Blog.

Elizabeth has ten years of experience in personal injury litigation. She studied science and law at the University of Adelaide in Australia and practised there for several years before relocating to London. She initially practised in insurance litigation dealing with product and public liability claims and then specialised in clinical negligence. She worked at Lovells and then at US Firm Howrey. Following that she transferred to Nabarro with her team to help establish the healthcare practice. Elizabeth managed a significant case load dealing with large and small value claims and several large scale group actions. Elizabeth joined the Lexis®PSL team in January 2012.

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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20 Sep 2016

Following a joint statement issued by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Chief Justice and the Senior President of Tribunals on transforming the justice system, the Ministry of...

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1 Mar 2016

Lord Justice Briggs has published his Interim Report on the Civil Courts Structure Review which was commissioned by the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls...

23 Jul 2015

The Ministry of Justice yesterday (22 July 2015) proposed further increases for issuing money claims with the maximum fee likely to be at least £20,000. This follows on...

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15 May 2015

The private secretary and legal adviser to the Chancellor of the High Court is currently accepting responses to the consultation on the shorter and flexible trials pilot...

28 Jan 2015

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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7 Nov 2014

In August this year, the House of Commons Justice Committee (HCJC) published a report into the appropriateness of the government's decision to apply LASPO 2012, ss 44 and...

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7 Oct 2014

The CPR Committee is currently undertaking a review of pre-action protocols. The review takes place as a consequence of the recommendations in Lord Justice Jackson’s...

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2 Sep 2014

On 1 September 2014, the Civil Procedure Rules Committee (CPRC) commenced its one-month consultation on the  draft pre-action protocol for debt claims (the Debt...

12 May 2014

Proposals on the reform of the handling of soft tissue injury claims arising from road traffic accidents, i.e. whiplash claims, include the introduction of mandatory...

26 Mar 2014

Further to this post in which we reminded practitioners to submit their opinions in response to the CJC reviewing the impact of ‘Jackson reforms’ one year on,...

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