Jess qualified into marine law over 20 ago and has spent over 10 years as a partner at global law firms specialising in shipping, trade and insurance. Jess has advised clients on numerous marine-related issues, both contentious and commercial, but with a particular focus on dry shipping litigation and arbitration (LMAA and other rules) and P&I coverage issues. She has acted for different types of marine clients, including owners and charterers, ship-managers, pools, and leading marine insurers, including on commercially important, high value and novel claims.
Jess has chaired and spoken at various industry courses and events, including Lloyds Maritime Academy and BIMCO courses. She has also provided bespoke training for clients on a variety of shipping, trade and marine insurance topics.