A practising solicitor, Gemma completed a LLB (Hons) at Southampton Solent University in 2006 and went on to study for the legal practice course at Guildford Law School which she passed with commendation. From 2007-2009 Gemma completed her training contract at Dutton Gregory Solicitors in Winchester, qualifying into Commercial Litigation. in 2011 Gemma joined Ashley Taylors Legal, assisting with the set up of a landlord and tenant litigation team, and helping the company to achieve alternative business structure status with the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Gemma works with the University one day a week supervising the generalist legal advice clinic.