Jo provides advice and representation to clients involved in international construction and engineering disputes, before and after formal proceedings are commenced.
Her primary focus is international arbitration but she also acts for clients involved in other forms of dispute resolution including dispute boards and mediation.
Jo has particular experience of and expertise in the FIDIC forms of contract and often advises clients on issues and disputes arising out of contracts based on the FIDIC conditions.
She has over 23 years of experience of dispute resolution across a broad range of projects such as power and energy (including hydro and wind), civil engineering (including road and rail construction and rehabilitation), mechanical and electrical engineering, complex building and infrastructure, and hotel development.
She has acted for employers, developers, lenders, contractors, subcontractors, construction professionals and insurers across different jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. She has experience as an international arbitrator.
Jo is a solicitor and solicitor advocate. She has an LLB and LLM, a Diploma in International Arbitration and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
As well as London, Jo has worked in Paris and Brussels and is a French speaker.
Recommended as a key lawyer, Contentious Construction Legal 500 UK 2023
Jo loves running and once ran in a cross country race with Zola Budd (who was very far ahead). As a party trick she can mirror write with both hands simultaneously.
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