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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.

James is an arbitration specialist. He has more than 25 years’ experience of ad hoc, trade association, institutional and investment arbitrations as a solicitor in London and Paris, as a former Registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and as a case assessor for legal costs insurers and third party funders. His background as a lawyer is in international trade, commodities, shipping and insurance.

He trained at Withers in London and then spent four years in the firm’s Paris office. He was admitted as an avocat at the Paris bar (1994 – 2008). Returning to London, he spent more than 13 years at Holman Fenwick Willan in its Trade & Energy group. As Registrar and Deputy Director General of the LCIA in 2008 – 2012, he oversaw the administration of more than a thousand commercial arbitrations and assisted with a review of its Arbitration Rules. He subsequently spent two years at Thomas Miller Legal, assessing and managing a wide range of commercial and investment claims on behalf of insurers and funders. Returning to private practice in 2015, he spent a year in Stephenson Harwood’s International Arbitration group where he assisted on ICC and LCIA arbitrations, principally oil and gas disputes.

James is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. At LexisNexis, James works on the Lexis®PSL Arbitration module.

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19 Apr 2017

This judgment deals with the validity of service outside the jurisdiction. It provides an extremely useful round-up of the principles to be applied when making an...

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Alison Proctor, senior associate at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, advises that the judgment will have wider application to non-Turkish entities contracting Turkish...

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Is a conviction in a foreign court acceptable in subsequent English proceedings as proof of the facts on which the conviction was based? Joel Donovan QC, barrister at...

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James Clanchy considers recent Commercial Court decisions which have confirmed the lengths to which the court will go to support London seated arbitrations. The message...

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John Kingston, Head of Investments at Vannin Capital, considers the decision of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) in Teras Offshore in which it follows...

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Steven Finizio, partner at WilmerHale, and Fan Yang, scholar-in- residence at WilmerHale, discuss CEEG (Shanghai) Solar Science & Technology Co, Ltd v Lumos Solar...

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Owen Williams, partner at Clarke Wilmott, considers the decision in Bill Kenwright Ltd v Flash Entertainment FZ LLC, which dealt with the circumstances under which an Abu...

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6 Oct 2015

1 October 2015 saw the introduction of three new service gateways. For practitioners the issue will be the extent to which these will assist in obtaining permission to...

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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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13 Jan 2015

The 10 January 2015 was an important date for those involved in the international disputes.  Despite already being in force, it was the date when the provisions in...

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