Gemma Wilson

Trainee Solicitor


Gemma is a trainee solicitor currently in the employment and discrimination department. She is supervised by Philip Rishardson.

Gemma obtained a first class honours degree in law from the University of Salford in 2015.

Having initially worked in the housing team at Stephensons, Gemma joined the discrimination team in October 2015 as a graduate paralegal and has went on to a secure the role of case manager before beginning her training contract.

In her time in the discrimination team Gemma managed a varied case load of both civil and employment discrimination claims brought on behalf of claimant’s under the Equality Act 2010. As well as engaging in pre-action correspondence and settlement negotiations, Gemma regularly managed complex files up to and including trial.

Areas of specialism

  • Claims under the Equality Act 2010
  • Engaging in pre-action correspondence and negotiations
  • Advising and assisting claimants on a wide range of employment and civil matters
  • Dealing with both civil and employment litigation and dispute resolution

Outside of work, Gemma enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.

What clients say

"Gemma and the whole team who looked after my claim from start to finish were amazing. Highly recommended."

"Your ability to be so supportive and understanding, without compromising your unswerving professionalism, was so very much appreciated. You are a credit to your firm."

"Thank you very much for the hard work you have put into getting this claim sorted."

“Your patience, diligence and sound advice have been of great support in bringing about the conclusion which has been achieved and could not have been achieved without your help”

"I cannot fault the service provided by Stephensons Solicitors. My Case Manager was Gemma Wilson who always acted extremely professional. Nothing was too much trouble in assisting me resolve and get a satisfactory resolution to my discrimination case. I would highly recommend their services if you have a legal problem."