Family Law Partners
Solicitor, Collaborative Lawyer, Mediator
5 Clifton Mews, Clifton Hill, Brighton
- Resolution accredited specialist
Gemma promotes a non-confrontational approach to resolving family issues to minimise conflict and always focuses on solutions that are in the best interests of any children.
Legal 500 has recommended Gemma in the 2021 edition, as a ‘highly talented financial remedy practitioner with an in depth knowledge of the law; she works extremely hard for her clients to achieve best outcomes. She is particularly effective in cases involving complex company structures.’ She has also been recognised as a leading expert in the field of family law by Chambers UK 2018 who describes Gemma as a ‘collaborative lawyer who advises on financial remedy matters involving businesses, inherited wealth and pensions. “She is able to be conciliatory and firm as necessary”.
Gemma specialises in dealing with the financial and children issues that can arise following separation, divorce or civil partnership dissolution with a particular expertise in financial matters involving pension funds, inherited wealth, business assets and in children matters involving issues relating to parental responsibility, parenting arrangements, removal from the jurisdiction.
Gemma works regularly with LGBT families and the complex legal issues that can arise within such family structures.
Gemma encourages an interdisciplinary approach to help achieve the best possible outcome for her clients and works closely alongside financial advisers, accountants, therapists and counsellors. Her objective is to ensure the emotional and financial issues arising from personal relationships and separation are dealt with as well as the legal ones to help people find longer term solutions and to help them move on positively with their lives.
Outside of work Gemma enjoys rock climbing, hiking, winter mountaineering, yoga and cycling.
Gemma is a Director at award winning firm Family Law Partners.