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Gemma Irving, Principal Associate Professional Support Lawyer

Gemma Irving

Principal Associate Professional Support Lawyer

Principal Associate PSL, Construction

Practice areas

  • Construction and engineering

Practice notes

Gemma is a professional support lawyer and principal associate in our construction team, advising in transactional matters.

Gemma keeps lawyers up to date on new legal and procedural developments and provides training on key topics. She develops knowhow and best practice in the team and assists with the drafting and amending of our legal precedents. She writes client publications and presentation materials.

Before joining Eversheds-Sutherland, Gemma was a professional support lawyer at Gateley Plc. She was also previously Head of Legal and group company secretary for the engineering firm, Sweco UK.

Gemma is also currently a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Law, teaching Business Law and Practice on their Legal Practice Course.

  • MA (Oxon) Modern History, University of Oxford (2001-2004)
  • MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, Leeds Beckett University (2013-2015)
  • Professional Diploma in Governance, The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (2016-2017)