Gemma Gillespie > Cooper Burnett LLP > Tunbridge Wells, England > Lawyer Profile

Cooper Burnett LLP
NAPIER HOUSE
14-16 MOUNT EPHRAIM ROAD
TUNBRIDGE WELLS
TN1 1EE
England

Work Department

Family and Matrimonial

Position

Gemma is a partner in CooperBurnett’s Family & Matrimonial department. Gemma has in-depth experience in care proceedings, acting on behalf of parents and children, and having been a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel, she has developed an interest in the laws around adoption, surrogacy, and parental orders. She also acts on behalf of clients in divorce proceedings and unmarried breakdowns.

Career

Gemma qualified in 1996 and, for the last 21 years, has specialised exclusively in family law, acting on behalf of clients in complex financial cases within divorce proceedings, unmarried breakdowns, and private law children proceedings.

Languages

English

Memberships

Resolution First for Family Law

Education

A specialist accredited member of Resolution First for Family Law in private law children and complex higher-income financial remedy proceedings as well as a trained collaborative lawyer.

Leisure

Gemma enjoys supporting the local community by undertaking free guidance sessions for people referred by the Citizens’ Advice Bureau and DAVSS, a local domestic abuse charity.

Outside of work, Gemma is a keen runner and completed the London Marathon in 2012. She is also a new owner of a puppy who came into her life during lockdown.