Gemma is a Partner and Head of the Professional Services team in the London Office. Gemma's expertise primarily focuses on Valuations, Leasehold Enfranchisement and Lease Advisory.
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. SHW is on the valuation panel for most high street mortgage lenders.
As part of her lease extension work, Gemma has successfully represented her leaseholder clients against many of the London based, landed estates as well as representing freeholders in lease extension negotiations and collective enfranchisement claims.
Gemma represents both landlords and tenants in negotiating rent reviews, lease renewals and lease restructuring.
In addition, Gemma values several commercial and residential portfolios for family trusts as part of recurring, annual instructions from solicitors and accountants. These valuations are for internal accounting purposes, tax, succession, matrimonial and probate purposes. Gemma has acted as a single joint expert on numerous occasions, where she has been instructed in matrimonial proceedings.
Some recent projects that Gemma has been involved with:
Recent Client feedback:
“Many thanks for such a prompt service”.
“Dear Gemma, Hats off to you for sorting this. Your skill and professionalism have enabled the best possible outcome. Your personable nature made what could have been a stressful process easy. Thank you, thank you”.
“Thank you for your detailed report and for dealing with this matter so promptly”.
15 November 2023
A new edition of RICS Valuation – Global Standards: UK national supplement introduces rotation rules for valuationsSEE MORE
8 March 2023
Director, Gemma Quinn on why working in property is greatSEE MORE
14 October 2019
Leasehold reform updateSEE MORE
5 August 2019
Estate agents to provide more details on residential leases under new codeSEE MORE
27 March 2019
Capital Gains Tax changes for non-UK resident ownersSEE MORE
25 March 2019
Freehold Valuation of large block of flatsSEE MORE
19 March 2019
Specialist expertise leading to significant savings in Crown Estate lease extensionSEE MORE