Joined in: 2013
Position: Associate Solicitor
Specialises in: Commercial Disputes
Qualification: BA (Hons) & Graduate Diploma in Law
Education: University of Durham, York College of Law
Gemma Smith became part of the Tilly Bailey & Irvine family in 2013, and has since graduated to became an Associate Solictor.
She remains part of the team that won Commercial Dispute Team of the Year 2015 at the Northern Law Awards.
Her expertise is displayed to clients involved in Business Disputes, acting on behalf of a wide variety of clients including private individuals, local and national businesses and charities.
Gemma is more than prepared to assist cases in commercial litigation, including property litigation, residential landlord and tenant issues, as well as commercial property disputes, professional negligence, contractual disputes, insolvency and contentious probate.
"I am particularly proud of the work undertaken when assisting on a multi-million pound civil fraud matter, from which I gained invaluable experience and which gave me the opportunity to go the Royal Courts of Justice in London."
Gemma has been involved with the ‘Building My Skills’ programme for students to assist them in preparing for interviews and jobs. She is also currently undertaking a development course as part of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.
Clients want to see success, and Gemma's success even stretches to rowing - a race winner at University at Novice level.