Jo Rickard is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Litigation Group in London. She has wide commercial litigation experience advising corporates, banks, liquidators and receivers as well as self-regulatory bodies in relation to a variety of claims. She is recognised as a leading practitioner in banking litigation and commercial litigation in the Legal Experts
guide, and as a leading individual in Chambers 2016
and a named individual in Legal 500 2015
. She is also named as a Super Lawyer in the commercial litigation category in the 2015 London Super Lawyers List.
Jo Rickard joined Shearman & Sterling in 2006. She was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 1981-2006. Whilst there she was the joint head of the worldwide Dispute Resolution Practice Group for five years and managing partner of Dispute Resolution in London for nine years. For two years from 1995 she was seconded to Lloyd’s of London as Director of Legal Services reporting to the then chairman, Sir David Rowland.