Gemma has over 20 year’s legal experience, both contentious and non-contentious, gained in Private Practice and in-house, first at Sky and later at British Gas and Centrica. Gemma is a general commercial lawyer with specialist experience in intellectual property, advertising and marketing law and sponsorship. She managed the intellectual property portfolios for British Gas/Centrica, advising on the selection, exploitation and protection of trade marks, and on development and exploitation of registered designs and patents in relation to British Gas’ burgeoning technology portfolio, including HIVE. Gemma was responsible for the legal aspects of British Gas’ sponsorship of British Swimming for several years, including during the 2012 Olympic year.
Outside of LOD
In her spare time, Gemma keeps busy with her young family, writing children’s books and wild swimming.