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.

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.

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.

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19 Jun 2018

The High Court’s judgment in Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarkets is significant in that this is a group litigation case involving a costs award arising out of a...

8 Jun 2018

Richard Munden, barrister at 5RB, examines a High Court decision to restrain an unknown defendant from publishing data he had stolen when he hacked into the claimant...

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23 Mar 2016

On 21 March 2016 the Senior Master issued a Practice Note (Applications for transfers for enforcement of possession orders to the High Court) to prevent the continued...

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23 Sep 2015

The CPR allows a claim form to be amended prior to service without court permission, but does the amended claim form itself need to be sealed prior to service?This...

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7 Sep 2015

The Chancery Division has allowed British Airways' (BA) appeal [British Airways plc v Spencer and others (trustees of the Airways pensions scheme) [2015] EWHC 2477 (Ch),...

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15 Jun 2015

Can a judge undertake summary assessment of costs when the costs order was made by a different judge?  This was the issue which came before Coulson J in...

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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...

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20 May 2015

James Arney, a barrister at Temple Garden Chambers, discusses the High Court judgment in James v Ireland which considers when a trial has commenced, so as to trigger an...

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14 May 2015

Part 36 offers in detailed assessment proceedings are not to be treated differently to such offers made in damages claims when it comes to determining whether the court...

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27 Apr 2015

David W Carter of The Sheriffs Office considers the High Court writ in his guest post for the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution blog and discusses whether such a low value...

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