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Jemma Webster


FMW Team (Hammersmith)
020 3012 1482


Jemma is a Solicitor within our Family/Children Department. She joined FMW Law in Hammersmith as a paralegal in 2012, completed her training and qualified as a Solicitor in 2016. When GT Stewart incorporated FMW Law in 2018, Jemma remained with the firm, continuing to work from the Hammersmith office.

Jemma is a specialist Children’s Solicitor, representing parents in all aspects of proceedings concerning children.

Jemma has extensive experience in representing parents in public law proceedings, this includes pre-proceeding meetings (PLO meetings) and within care proceedings. Jemma has represented parents in cases brought by the Local Authority when they have had concerns such as neglect, mental health, domestic abuse, drug/alcohol use, allegations of physical and sexual abuse. Jemma has experience with working with parents who have been considered protected parties and parents who may have additional needs, such as those diagnosed with learning difficulties or mental health conditions.

Jemma has also provided advice to grandparents and other family members in respect of potential Special Guardianship/ Child Arrangement Orders and represented those parties in care proceedings when necessary.

Jemma is also experienced in representing parents in private law children proceedings, including applications for Child Arrangements Orders (formally Contact and Residence Orders), prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders as well as non-molestation Orders. Jemma has also represented parents in respect of more specific issues such as obtaining Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders, forced marriage protection orders and emergency injunctions.


  • 2012 LLB Law, Queen Marcy University of London
  • 2014 LPC London Metropolitan University
  • 2016 Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors


  • Re S: represented a Mother as a Respondent in Child Arrangement Order proceedings concerning her son. There were a number of serious allegations made by the Mother against the Father. At the fact finding hearing 10 out of the 11 findings were made in the Mother’s favour and the proceedings concluded with the child remaining in the Mother’s care and a no contact order and a barring order preventing the Father from reapplying to Court for a further two years.
  • Re P: successfully represented Mother on discharge of care order application in respect to five children previous removed from Mother’s care, with all five children transitioning back to Mother’s care.
  • Re S: representing a young Father in care proceedings in respect of his Daughter, who he had not met prior to the issuing of the proceedings. There were concerns about the Father’s DNA as well as the Father’s immigration status and substance misuse. The proceedings concluded with the child being placed in the Father’s care under a Child Arrangements Order with a 12 month Supervision Order.
  • Re L: representing Father in care proceedings concerning his 7 year old Daughter who had not lived with him prior to the proceedings. There were concerns in respect to the Mother’s mental health and substance misuse, parental alienation including the Mother making various false allegations in respect of sexual abuse of the child by the Father.  The proceedings concluded with the Child being placed in Father’s care under a Child Arrangements Order with a Family Assistance Order in place to assist the Father in arranging contact between child and Mother.
  • Re T: representing a vulnerable Mother in care proceedings through the Official Solicitor, involving concerns of parental substance misuse, mental health and neglect.



Thank you for all your support I will never forget ur dedication especially during a pandemic and working from home to help me get my children home with me again. Thank you 🙏🏻😊❤️

Thank you so much it was pleasure working with you too thank you is not enough but still I would say thank you so much for everything  and all the very best to you too

I am sorry for replying only now this is because I am not very good at saying goodbyes. But I must confess that it’s been a pleasure working with you and I am eternally grateful to you, Alek, Sam and the rest of the team….Thank you very much Jemma . I am humbled to have had you as my solicitor

I hope you know how much I appreciate everything you are doing Jemma. I don’t think I know how to tell you how much all your hard work means to me.

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