Gemma has been involved in residential development since 2002 and has substantial experience dealing with plot sales for a wide range of developers from Plc housebuilders to individual builders. During this time she has gained experience in dealing with volume sales, bespoke high-end sales, part-exchanges, and resales as well as site set-ups and has extensive knowledge of the various schemes which have been implemented over the years, such as help-to-buy.


  1. Acting in the sales of several new build properties where separate land and build contracts have been required allowing works to be completed under licence.
  2. Advising a developer on the sale of an additional parcel of land alongside a leasehold plot sale, including restrictions being placed on the use of the land and a buy-back option.
  3. Acting in the sale of two plots to one buyer where works were undertaken post-exchange by the developer to combine the plots into one property with provision for them to be separated to two properties again in the future. 
  4. Acting in setting up initial help-to-buy paperwork for a developer, including the undertakings required where Gateley are the registered solicitor but are not acting in the sales.
  5. Advising developer on the release of existing exchanged contracts in order to protect their interests.