Gemma Sumsion

Gemma Sumsion

Partner and Head of Commercial

Gemma is a Partner and Head of Commercial.

She specialises in commercial property and corporate matters acting for a range of private individuals, companies, partnerships and financial institutions in all areas of commercial property acquisitions, disposals and finance; corporate finance and re-finance and acquisition and disposal of businesses and companies.

Recent cases Gemma has been involved in include: -

  • Advising on a joint venture for a commercial developer acquiring control of a 50 acre site for commercial development
  • Re-finance of a mixed property portfolio in excess of £7 million
  • Disposal of a multi million pound mixed use site in Bath
  • Set up of an employee share scheme in a highly successful and progressive company
Where did you grow up?
What was your first job?
Set up a dog walking business at the age of 13
What are your hobbies?
Keeping fit, socialising with friends, shopping, travelling, theatre, open water diving, cooking, rugby (professional and non-professional)
What is your favourite food?
Fish, Spanish, Thai, Indian - all food!
What is your favourite drink?
Loving Leffe at the moment but a cocktail of some sort or pink champagne. In the non-alcoholic sense - cranberry juice
What is your favourite film?
Life is Beautiful
What is your favourite group/artist?
I like most things - but I'm back in to Take That at the moment!
What is your favourite book?
The Curious Incident
Your likes?
Good food, shoes, handbags, shopping, dancing, socializing, Swartz Bros (burger place in Bath), my two kittens
Your dislikes?
Cardboard, raincoats, traffic wardens, bad manners and MacDonalds
Any personal ambitions?
Learn to surf, dive with sharks