Jessica practises in all areas of commercial litigation and arbitration with particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, professional negligence (principally insurance brokers and solicitors), shipping, international trade and private international law.
Jessica is recommended in Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Chambers and Partners as a leading junior for insurance and reinsurance, shipping and commodities. Reviewers have described her as: “First-rate” ” (Legal 500, 2017) and as having “a perfect memory for every detail in a case” (C&P, 2018).
Jessica has acted in a wide range of cases in the Court of Appeal, Commercial Court and in domestic and international arbitration (including Bermuda Form arbitrations). Jessica has considerable experience of acting as part of a team of counsel, working closely with solicitors, clients, witnesses and experts on large-scale, complex commercial disputes. She has also appeared on her own as an advocate in the High Court and in arbitration and is recommended for her “effective” advocacy (Legal 500, 2015).
Jessica also has a substantial advisory practice.