Gemma Newing

Head of Dispute Resolution Department

LLB (Hons)

Areas of ExpertiseContract Disputes, Injunctive Relief, Mediations
CareerGemma qualified in 2006 and joined Rooks Rider Solicitors in 2020.
EducationUniversity of Bristol, The University of Law London (Qualified September 2006), The Law Society of England and Wales
Professional Highlights

Dreymoor Fertilisers Overseas PTE Limited –v- (1) Eurochem Trading GmbH (2) JSC MCC Eurochem [2018] EWHC 2267 (Comm)

Tareq Al Baho –v- BGP Global Services Limited [2017] EWHC 2494 (Ch)

Stanley Wootliff –v- Martin Rushton Turner and others [2017] EWHC 3129 (Ch)

Stanley Wootliff –v- Martin Rushton Turner and others [2016] EWHC 2802


Gemma acts on behalf of national and international clients undertaking a broad range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution work, the majority of which is in the High Court in England – Chancery (including Companies Court) and Queen’s Bench Divisions.

The nature of work undertaken includes commercial contract disputes; company disputes, which includes shareholder, director and partnership disputes, including s.994 unfair prejudice petitions; injunctive relief applications, with particular emphasis on restrictive covenant disputes; company restorations; tax litigation; contentious trust disputes; enforcement of foreign judgments in England; insolvency, including company and personal; construction disputes; commercial debt recovery, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), including mediations.

Chambers and Partners 2020 – Associates to Watch  – “Gemma Newing assists with commercial and corporate litigation for a range of local and international clients, including individuals.  Sources value her “accuracy, speed, reliability and ability to explain more complex options””.

Chambers and Partners 2019 – Associates to Watch – “Senior Associate Gemma Newing receives several plaudits for her high level of client service, with one source saying: She’s incredibly responsive and gives excellent advice.  Her practice covers contractual and corporate disputes.

Chambers and Partners 2018 – Associates to Watch – “She is very pragmatic and deals with any problem in a logical way”.

Chambers and Partners 2017 – “She is incredibly hard working, very responsive and absolutely went the extra mile for her clients.  She was a joy to work with”.