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Joanna Giza

Joanna Giza

Senior Associate

Jo is a commercial disputes lawyer in the insurance and professional risks practice.

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Experience

Jo specialises in resolving complex commercial disputes, with particular interest and experience assisting policyholders and brokers on claims and coverage issues. Jo also has experience advising on professional negligence claims, including for solicitors and brokers.

Jo's experience includes advising:

  • the Financial Conduct Authority in its ground-breaking business interruption insurance test case for losses arising out of COVID-19
  • an international law firm in defending allegations of professional negligence
  • a number of policyholders on cyber, W&I and professional indemnity insurance claims

 

Background

Jo graduated from Durham University with a first class degree in History. Jo joined Herbert Smith Freehills as a trainee in 2016 and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2018.