Gemma Pearce has extensive legal experience in shipping, marine and non-marine insurance, international trade, and travel and tourism.
Gemma advises ship owners, charterers, operators, brokers, and insurers on shipping law in a wide range of jurisdictions.
Her specialisms include charter parties, bills of lading, carriage of goods, passenger and crew claims, protection and indemnity insurance and freight, demurrage and defence.
She also advises personal injury cases, medical negligence claims, and occupational illness and disease class actions.
Gemma trains clients’ management teams and personnel on health and safety policies, procedures, and risk management.
As well as marine clients, Gemma has represented global self-insured chemical companies and national museums.
Gemma is a British Marine Federation (BMF) member and the Bristol Steamship Association (BSA).
She was recognised as a next-generation partner in 2021’s Legal 500 list.