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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.

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.
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Lawyers advising clients in manual handling claims where it is alleged that there was a failure to carry out a detailed risk assessment should consider whether the...

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Practitioners issuing claims proceeding in any Rolls Building court on or after 1 October 2015 should take note of two pilot schemes being introduced under PD...

17 Jul 2015

The Court of Appeal has dismissed two separate appeals against declarations under section 6 of the Justice and Security Act 2013 (JSA 2013) that the relevant proceedings...

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22 Jun 2015

Updated versions of the following forms were published by the MOJ on Friday 19 June 2015: N161 (Appellant’s notice) N242A (Offer to settle) N260 (Statement of costs...

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22 Jun 2015

The Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Competent Authorities) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/542) have been introduced so as to improve the availability...

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15 Jun 2015

The Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Competent Authorities) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/542) have been introduced so as to improve the availability...

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18 May 2015

The Damages Based Agreements Regulations 2013 were introduced as part of the Jackson reforms but the use of DBAs by the legal profession has been minimal. With a working...

15 May 2015

More on J Codes, following on from our overview of costs issues in 2015. We asked Alexander Hutton QC, chair of the committee, for an update including timings for...

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Two years into the Jackson costs reforms and we could be forgiven for thinking that the changes were bedding in and we could look forward to a period of relative calm...

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