Jessika is a Brazilian qualified lawyer, who fluently speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish. She holds an LLB from the University of Brasilia and an LLM in International Criminal Law from the University of Amsterdam and Columbia University.
Jessika has solid experience with human rights litigation as she has served as a legal adviser for the Brazilian Judge at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. She has also served as a criminal defence lawyer in highly sensitive white-collar cases in Brazil.
At PGMBM, Jessika engages in strategic litigation against multinational companies for extraterritorial human rights violations and environmental damage in both English and continental European courts and is now specialising in human rights and environmental due diligence.