Dispute Resolution

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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.
Caroline Watson is a Senior Associate at Gardner Leader solicitors. She is a specialist in commercial dispute resolution. Her experience covers high court litigation, domestic and international arbitration, applications for interim and injunctive relief, adjudication and mediation.

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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13 Nov 2018

The Civil Procedure Committee has circulated the 101st Practice Direction update. This introduces a new video hearing pilot scheme in CPR PD 51V which will come into...

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6 Apr 2016

The CPR updates coming into force today (6 April 2016) include the introduction of a new CPR 89 to govern the procedure for applying for attachment of earnings orders and...

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29 Oct 2015

How have the proposed court closures affected lawyers and their clients? We asked Caroline Watson, a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution team at Gardner Leader in...

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29 Sep 2015

The models for volume personal injury providers may have to be changed after the unintended consequences of the Jackson reforms were put under the spotlight in the two...

22 Apr 2014

Introduction of single County Court From today, 22 April 2014, the Crime and Courts Act 2014, s 17, establishes a new single, national, County Court and amends the County...

16 Apr 2014

On 22 April 2014, the County Court Remedies Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/982) (the 2014 Regulations) come into force. We have summarised the impact of the 2014 Regulations...

27 Feb 2014

Nichola Evans of Browne Jacobsen in Manchester reports on the inconsistent application of the “new rules” in the county courts in her latest article for the New Law...

12 Feb 2014

UpdateThe 22 April 2014 CPR amendments will state that the costs budgeting is to apply to all Part 7 claims. However, we understand that the provisions in CPR 3.13 are...

20 Jan 2014

Eon Energy Ltd v The Brackley Antique Cellar Limited (Derby CC case No 0QZ05100 14 August 2013) is a landmark case, being the first reported decision in which a customer...

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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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