Before joining DJB, Gemma worked at Capsticks for 10 years. She specialises in commercial property matters, including acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold land for both small and large scale sites, handling overage and clawback and general estates management. Gemma has particular experience in the healthcare and retail sectors, and has advised a number of NHS bodies and major retail brands.
Portfolio Management for a High Street Retailer
Acting for a national high street retailer, advising on their leasehold estate across various locations, including Canary Wharf.
£25 Million Disposal of a Hospital Site
Acting on the £25 million disposal of a hospital site to a developer. This transaction involved the negotiation of complex overage and clawback provisions and short term leasebacks following completion of the transfer.
Landlord and Tenant Advice to an Energy Company
Advising an energy provider on the simultaneous surrender of existing premises and grant of a new lease for new premises.
Development Advice for an NHS Organisation
Acting for an NHS organisation on a third party development involving a transfer of land to the GP developers, a complex Development Agreement, land swaps with the Local Authority and leasebacks to the NHS organisation, with short term leases to the NHS organisation for decant accommodation during the build.
"Gemma's correspondence and speed of response was very good and I'd have no hesitation in having Gemma act on any future matters on our behalf."
Case Manager, Met Office