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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.

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.

Barry specialises in international arbitration and commercial litigation. He trained and practised at Jones Day before joining Pinsent Masons. At LexisNexis, Barry is Head of Arbitration and Head of the Lexis®PSL Dispute Resolution Group.

In practice, Barry’s work included commercial, aviation and technology arbitrations pursuant to international arbitral rules, involving UK and international clients. He also has a background in general commercial, civil fraud and IT litigation, including experience before the High Court. While in private practice, Barry worked with a broad range of clients from the private and public sectors.

At LexisNexis, when not focused on the strategic development and operational requirements of the Dispute Resolution Group, Barry’s content work focuses on the law and practice of international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. In addition to his work for Lexis®PSL, Barry contributes to the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Blog and New Law Journal on litigation and arbitration matters

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17 May 2018

A revised version of the Chancery Guide—which contains amendments made in April 2018—has now been published by HM Courts and Tribunals Services. The changes...

12 Jan 2018

HM Courts & Tribunals Service has issued its latest update to the Chancery Guide. The January 2018 update includes an amendment to para 8.9.1 to confirm how claim...

8 Nov 2016

In Pittville v Habanos, the Chancery Division has allowed an appeal against (1) an order granting relief from sanctions following the claimant’s failure to...

8 Sep 2015

Fortnightly ‘urgent applications’ list for urgent Chancery masters’ business have been introduced. An information note published on 7 September 2015 advising of the new...

21 Aug 2015

The Chancery Division issued an Information Note dated 20 July 2015 which took effect immediately, covering:extending time limits for procedural...

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11 Jun 2015

In Black Diamond v Fomento De Construcciones Y contratas Asplin J upheld an exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of the English courts despite submissions that an...

19 Mar 2015

In Erol v Global Fashion Links, a judge in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) allowed an application pursuant to CPR 13.3 to set aside a judgment in...

29 Apr 2014

The Chancery Division is to hold pre-trial reviews in all cases listed for trial on or after 1 March 2015 where the trial time estimate is five days or more. These are...

19 Mar 2014

The past few years have a seen a large number of pilot schemes running in the courts due to the Jackson Reforms. With the small claims mediation scheme coming to an end...

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