Gemma Abbey

Practice Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Disputes and Litigation

Gemma is a Practice Leader with LegalVision’s Disputes team. She has over 12 years of experience as a litigator covering a diverse range of areas of law including Commercial disputes, Employment law, Body Corporate disputes, Insurance Claims and Debt Recovery. Gemma has worked for top law firms in Australia and the UK and is qualified in Scotland, as well as Australia.

Gemma has extensive experience acting for clients in disputes in NSW, QLD, WA and Victoria ranging from small claims to multimillion-dollar Supreme Court proceedings.

Whilst her passion is for litigation, Gemma’s main focus is to achieve commercial outcomes for her clients and provide practical advice to assist with the resolution of their disputes.

In her spare time, Gemma enjoys being outdoors and at the beach with her son and daughter.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Aberdeen.

 

Expertise

Disputes and Litigation

Providing advice to clients in relation to disputes, alternative dispute resolution, proceedings, costs and associated risks.

Acting for clients in proceedings brought against them, drafting Court documents (Defences, Applications, Discovery) and appearing in Court on their behalf.

Commencing proceedings in Court on behalf of clients, drafting Court documents (Statements of Claim, Summons, Applications, Discovery), and appearing in Court on their behalf.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2019 Most Innovative Firm - Australasian Lawyer