Jody Wood Photo

Jody is a disputes lawyer in Reed Smith’s Transportation Industry Group, acting for global and regional clients in the shipping, commodities, construction, aviation and insurance sectors. Jody was a founding member of Reed Smith’s Singapore office when it opened in 2012 and worked there between 2012 and 2017, following which he relocated to Reed Smith’s London office.


  • Southampton University, 2010, Maritime Law Short Course
  • College of Law, Guildford, 2002, Legal Practice Course
  • CIARB Diploma in International Arbitration

  • England and Wales

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority of England & Wales
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, FCIArb

  • French

Volunteering and Causes

  • Lawyers Without Borders (LWOB): Project aimed at combatting the illegal trade of endangered species and wildlife crime in Kenya.