Gemma Helsdon

Senior Associate TEP
01603 275 810
[email protected]

Gemma is a Senior Associate working in the Wills, Trusts and Lifetime Planning Department and is based in our Cambridge House, Norwich office. Gemma specialises in the preparation of Wills, Lifetime Estate Planning, Estate Administrations, advising on and preparing Powers of Attorney and Trust Administration.

Gemma graduated from the University of East Anglia with a 2:1 (Hons) law degree and completed the Legal Practice Course at Anglia Ruskin University in 2012 attaining a distinction. Gemma joined Hansells in July 2012 as a paralegal in the Wills, Trusts and Lifetime Planning Department and completed her 18 month Training Contract when she qualified as a Solicitor in September 2015.  In October 2019 Gemma was promoted to an Associate.

Gemma is a Full Member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and was awarded her ‘TEP’ status in September 2018. Gemma is also a Trustee of Norwich & Mid-Norfolk branch of the RSPCA.

In her spare time, Gemma loves a glass of Merlot and a good book.

Areas of expertise:

  • Preparation of wills
  • Administration of complex estates
  • Preparation and registration of Powers of Attorney
  • Later-life planning, including succession issues and asset protection
  • Advice concerning the setting up of trusts, duties of trustees and trust administration
  • Capital taxes and impact on lifetime planning and estate administrations