Gemma is a Director and Head of the Professional Services team in the London Office. Gemma's expertise primarily focuses on Valuations and Leasehold Enfranchisement. As part of her lease extension work, Gemma has successfully represented her leaseholder clients against a number of London based, landed estates as well as representing freeholders in lease extension negotiations and collective enfranchisement claims. SHW is on the valuation panel for most high street mortgage lenders. Gemma carries out secured lending valuations on a broad variety of asset classes, most notably residential, commercial, industrial as well as specialist valuations of nurseries, GP practices, churches and HMOs. In addition, Gemma values a number of commercial and residential portfolios for family trusts as part of recurring, annual instructions from solicitors and accountants. These valuations are for internal accounting purposes, succession, matrimonial and probate purposes. Gemma has acted as a single joint expert where she has been instructed to value the family home in divorce proceedings.