Gemma is a Solicitor in the Professional Regulatory team based in our Cardiff office.
Main areas of practice
Gemma is responsible for advising corporate and individual clients in respect of both regulatory proceedings, and prosecutions by statutory agencies such as the Care Quality Commission and Ofsted. She also advises clients in relation to health and safety investigations and prosecutions.
Gemma has experience of advising both corporate and individual clients in respect of a wide range of professional regulatorythe Nursing and Midwifery Council in respect of their investigations into fitness to practise matters.
Gemma has previously worked on a number of high profile cases of public interest on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Council including:
- A death in prison involving seven registrants
- A death within a mental health unit involving five registrants
- Wide-ranging allegations in respect of a care home owner
Gemma graduated from Cardiff University in 2007 in Law and Politics before returning to Cardiff University to complete the Bar Vocational Course in 2008.
She initially joined the company as a Paralegal working on both the Credit Hire and Professional Regulatory teams, when she cross-qualified as a Solicitor in 2012, and commenced employment at BLM in the Defendant Industrial Disease team.
Gemma returned to the company in 2015 as a Solicitor on the Professional Regulatory team.