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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.

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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21 Mar 2019

In Briggs v Clay, [2019] EWHC 102 (Ch) the court examined the policy underlining without prejudice privilege, and the circumstances in which implied waiver, or an...

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26 Feb 2019

Claimants sought adjournment of a trial on alternative bases that the continued detention in Russia of one of the parties and the consequent impossibility of serving...

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The Court of Appeal in SPI North Ltd v Swiss Post International (UK) Ltd and another company [2019] EWCA Civ 7 dealt with a novel question of principle regarding CPR...

18 Apr 2018

The Ministry of Justice has circulated The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2018, SI 2018/479 which makes changes to Part 2, Part 36 and Part 45 of the Civil...

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7 Feb 2017

Vacant possession strategy for redevelopment: balancing interests and timings - download your free to access practice note.Our new Lexis PSL module Property Disputes...

3 Sep 2015

Yesterday, 2 September, saw the publication of the long awaited Civil Justice Council report on the reform of the Damages Based Agreement Regulations 2013, SI 2013/609...

21 Aug 2015

The Chancery Division issued an Information Note dated 20 July 2015 which took effect immediately, covering:extending time limits for procedural...

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4 Aug 2015

The MOJ has circulated the 81st Update PD Document with Practice Directions amendments which, in the main, come into force on Thursday 1 October alongside the CPR rules...

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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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