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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

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.

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4 Dec 2018

A unique dispute resolution collective has launched London International Disputes Week (LIDW), with the inaugural event set for 7–10 May 2019. This post introduces some...

14 Aug 2018

The case of Hardy Exploration & Production (India) Inc v Government of India [2018] EWHC 1916 (Comm) concerned an application for a discharge of an interim third...

12 Jul 2018

Julian Acratopulo, partner at Clifford Chance, and the new president of the London Solicitors’ Litigation Association (LSLA), warns that competition for international...

21 Jun 2018

In this case, the Court of Appeal decided that the respondent debt collection firm was not vicariously liable for the tortious acts (arising out of assault, battery and...

30 May 2018

“Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental issues in the law of contract.  This appeal is exceptional.  It raises two of them”: MWB Business Exchange Centres v...

12 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, the CPRC circulated the minutes and associated papers of its 2 February meeting. At the meeting, the committee’s discussions included proposed...

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20 Feb 2018

When a cause of action accrues during the course of a day, that day is disregarded for limitation purposes and the clock is said to start ticking from the start of the...

7 Dec 2017

On 22 November 2017, amendments to CPR Practice Direction 35.11 (CPR PD 35.11) came into force, implementing a number of recommendations made by the Civil Justice Council...

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27 Oct 2017

The Supreme Court in Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd [2017] UKSC 67 has taken the opportunity to restate the test for dishonesty in criminal and civil proceedings....

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28 Apr 2017

Did costs orders infringe newspaper publishers’ rights under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)? Aidan Wills, barrister at Matrix...

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