Gemma Lindfield > Chambers of David Josse QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Josse QC
5 St Andrews Hill
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Gemma practises in crime, extradition & international, judicial review & public law and family, children & international family law.


Gemma Lindfield is an experienced extradition barrister and has been involved in some of the most complex and high-profile cases. She frequently appears in the High Court on matters of complexity.

“She is really down to earth and a great lawyer.”

Chambers and Partners 2018.

Gemma is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a leader in the field of extradition at the London Bar.

 “She gives clear, robust advice to the clients, especially the difficult ones.”

“She’s very hard-working, and has a good grasp of the broad landscape.”

Chambers and Partners 2017.

Gemma also appears in judicial review and public law matters, and she has a particular interest in Human Rights and international cases. 

Gemma is an experienced family law barrister and is regularly instructed in all aspects of family law.

Gemma frequently delivers presentations on extradition to solicitors, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Interpol. She is also quoted in the media in publications such as The Times and the Guardian and appears on Sky News. Gemma successfully applied for Rule 39 interim relief from the European Court of Human Rights to prevent the removal of a Polish single mother sought on an EAW for possession of 5 grammes of amphetamine. Gemma argued that it would be disproportionate for her to be extradited and that her Article 8 rights would be breached.


Gemma was called to the Bar in 2002.


  • Extradition Lawyers Association.
  • Family Law Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International crime and extradition

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Gemma Lindfield5 St Andrews HillShe is very persuasive on her feet.