Gemma Spiceley

Contact details

07899 065232

023 8085 7298

Gemma Spiceley was seriously impressive and helped us understand and negotiate the details with great care and competence. Seriously impressive and we would not hesitate to use the firm again or recommend them in future.

Legal 500, 2024

Gemma specialises in private company acquisitions and disposals, helping businesses to grow through acquisition, with particular experience in retail, healthcare and childcare sectors.

Main areas of practice

Her main practice area is corporate transactions, which includes:

  • Buying and selling shares in companies
  • Buying and selling businesses and assets whether from or to companies, partnerships or sole traders; disposals and acquisitions
  • Reorganising corporate, group and other business structures, including partnership agreements and shareholders’ agreements
  • Advising generally on corporate administration


Gemma’s clients include private companies across various sectors, from owner-managed and family run companies to larger corporates within complex group structures. She also assists individual shareholders and directors.

Significant experience

Gemma helps private and public companies with their corporate governance and structure including shareholders agreements, reductions of share capital, share buy backs and the restructuring of existing corporate groups.

Other expertise

Franchising: Gemma provides advice to purchasers and sellers of individual franchise businesses by reviewing and reporting on their franchise sale and purchase agreements. She also guides franchisors, potential purchasers and sellers through the process of buying and selling an individual franchise business or network, including the preparation, negotiation and completion of the sale and purchase agreement to enable an easy and cost effective franchise re-sale.



Gemma qualified as a solicitor in March 2009 and joined the firm in June 2011.

Having qualified working in the corporate/commercial line of work, she had two years’ experience in this area at a South Coast firm, before moving to Blake Morgan to specialise in corporate work.

Contact details

07899 065232

023 8085 7298



"Gemma Spiceley is strong and realistic in her advice. A good lateral thinker to address complex issues."

Legal 500, 2024

"Gemma Spiceley was able to navigate her way through some tricky issues and find pragmatic solutions to the challenges identified."

Chambers and Partners, 2022 - Up and Coming

Gemma Spiceley’s practice underpins the team’s reputation in the retail, health and social care sectors.

Legal 500, 2022

"Gemma Spiceley is a star."

Legal 500, 2021 - Rising Star
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