Jo Rickard is Of Counsel in the Litigation practice.

Jo has wide commercial litigation experience advising corporates, banks, liquidators and receivers as well as self-regulatory bodies in relation to a variety of claims. Jo advises on litigious matters across a range of industries, including Financial Institutions, Insurance and TMT.

Jo represents corporate, financial institution and individual clients, including Liverpool FC, ICE, ADGM, Cargolux, NESV and Areva.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Jo was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 1981-2006. While 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.