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Ms Jemima Fearnside
Jemima (known informally as Jemma) is a Senior Counsel in the Corporate Department at Wakefield Quin Limited and joined the firm in March 2012.
Before joining Wakefield Quin Limited, Jemima was a Senior Associate in the corporate team of leading London law firm Nabarro LLP where she spent six years advising clients on a wide range of corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate and debt restructurings, pre-IPO investments, capital markets listings and equity fundraisings, as well as joint ventures. She developed specific sectoral expertise working with a variety of natural resources, technology and healthcare clients, both public and privately owned. Prior to that, Jemima spent four years working for national UK firm Osborne Clarke LLP in their Thames Valley (UK) office (advising venture capital and private equity houses) and Palo Alto (USA) offices (specialising in multinational transactions and European expansion advice). Jemima has also worked as a tutor for the University of Cambridge (UK), teaching on the Post-Graduate Diploma in Notarial Practice from 2009 to November 2011.
She is conversant in German, French and Turkish.
Jemima was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in early 2004 and qualified as a Notary Public in England and Wales in 2006. She holds a current practising certificate for each profession.
Educated in London and then at Leeds University, Oxford Brookes University (winning the Dame Helena Kennedy Law Prize for academic excellence) and London Guildhall University.