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Fletcher Day

110 CANNON ST, MAYFAIR, LONDON, EC4N 6EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7766 5260
Fax:
Fax 020 7240 7617
DX:
37227 PICCADILLY
Email:
Web:
www.fletcherday.co.uk
Horsham, London EC2V, London EC4N

Jovita Maria Vassallo

Tel:
Work 0207 632 1439
Email:
Fletcher Day

Position

Jovita took over the Dispute Resolution department in November 2013 and has developed a thriving and profitable department. 2014 saw Jovita travel to Moscow and secure instructions on a US$1 billion dispute, and to Cyprus after which she successfully defended six respondents (including PLCs) in a world-wide freezing injunction. She has further developed our international offering by working alongside Spanish lawyers to successfully defend a £23 million world-wide freezing injunction on behalf of nine respondents. Jovita has vast experience in commercial litigation matters on behalf of domestic and international clients and was previously involved in the Middle East desk dealing with high value litigation and arbitration matters.

Career

Trainee, Solicitor at the Mainman Partnership - Manchester (1996 to 2000); solicitor at Mace and Jones ‚Äď Manchester (2000 to 2001) then relocated to London; solicitor at TWM Solicitors LLP (2001 to 2004); solicitor at Sookias & Sookias LLP (2004 to 2007); McGrigors LLP (now Pinsent Mason LLP) (2007 to 2011); associate at Portner & Jaskel LLP (2012 to 2013); associate, Partner at Fletcher Day (2013 to date).

Languages

French (basic).

Member

Law Society, Shipping Professional Network of London (SPNL)

Education

Coventry University - LLB (1995); Chester College of Law - LPC (1996).

Leisure

Skiing and international travel.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Fletcher Day's team is 'friendly, approachable and knowledgeable, and it is praised for its agility, responsiveness and availability'. Jovita Vassallo specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes in the English commercial courts and Luiz Costa is the senior associate to note.

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