As an experienced practitioner Jemma advises those considering separation and after relationship breakdown on financial issues and where parties are in dispute on key parenting decisions.
From complex highly disputed finance cases to straightforward agreed settlements Jemma’s clients include; spouses departing marriage, separating cohabitees with jointly owned property, parents with care of children seeking financial orders and grandparents with financial claims as interveners in matrimonial finance cases. Jemma’s matrimonial practice encompasses the preparation of pre-matrimonial agreements and post-matrimonial agreements for those seeking to exercise autonomy and control in the situation of a future divorce. Jemma frequently advises clients attending mediation alongside and can advise and represent clients who might consider arbitration or private judging as an alternative method of dispute resolution.
Her noteworthy work in the area of private law children cases has involved Jemma in highly contentious cases where parents seek changes relating to which parent a child should live with; cases where leave is sought from the court to remove a child from the jurisdiction, and where children are made wards of court.
Jemma is renowned for her exceptional level of support and ability to guide clients through the family court process with a high level of legal acumen.
Jemma is a member of Resolution.