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Banking & Finance
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Provided by Gemma Coles

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Gemma is a partner in the commercial real estate team at IBB. Gemma has 20 years' experience working within the property sector, starting as a residential paralegal, moving into commercial property in 2007, and more recently carving out specialisms including charity property law and secured lending/banking and finance.

Gemma’s clients include large corporates in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, research and development, retail/leisure and charities. She also provides banking and finance advice to private developers and investors. Gemma is accustomed to working cross borders, taking instructions from clients in the US and Germany and is head of IBB’s banking and finance team.

Career

Gemma trained and qualified at Pictons Solicitors. After a year travelling around Asia in 2009, Gemma returned to the UK and joined IBB in 2010 as a junior solicitor. Within just 6 years, she progressed to senior solicitor and then partner at IBB.

Personal

Gemma is an adrenaline junkie - skydiving, rock climbing and scuba diving being some of her pursuits, but also other adrenaline based challenges including surfing, kite surfing, bungee jumping and snowboarding. Slowing down in more recent years, Gemma lives in Hertfordshire and is a keen walker who is desperate for a dog when commitments allow.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Thames Valley
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Up and Coming

Gemma Coles of IBB Law is noted for her increasing presence on financing matters in the real estate sector.
"Gemma Coles is knowledgeable and a strong communicator."

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