Giovanna is dual qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and as "Avvocato" in Italy and her expertise within the shipping areas covers a wide range of legal issues related to commercial contracts for new build constructions, sale and purchase, refit, operational, owning and finance arrangements for commercial vessels.

She is also a prominent member of the superyacht team, having long experience of working with yacht builders, owners, designers, brokers, project managers and operators of the industry.  Her advice in the superyacht space covers the full range of legal issues related to new build contracts, pre-owned sale and purchase, repair and refit, finance, security structures, operational and owning structures, design and project management agreements.