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Gemma Hughes

Associate Solicitor - Family Law

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After attending the University of St Andrews, Gemma undertook a Law Conversion Course and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Chester. She has practised exclusively in family law since she qualified as a solicitor in 2012. Gemma specialises in:

  • Advising on all aspects of divorce and separation including civil partnership
  • Resolution of complex financial matters for divorcing or separating couples
  • Advocacy
  • Cohabitation, pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation disputes

Gemma’s pragmatic, supportive and down to earth approach has resulted in the majority of her clients being referred by word of mouth.

Gemma joined Lanyon Bowdler solicitors in March 2020 having previously worked at a local Shropshire firm. She is based in the family department at the Oswestry office.

Client Quotes

Very, very good. You couldn't give me a better person than Stephen Scully.

- J L, Shrewsbury

As a charity legacy officer I am used to reluctance from professional executors to communicate. I found him professional yet friendly and efficient at all times - very pleased.

- Cats Protection, Haywards Heath

We were kept up to date with progress and probate was compleated within the estimated time

- Mr Edwards, Worcester

Ed clearly had a heavy workload at the time, yet ensured everything was completed in appropriate timescales including working extended hours.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester