Gemma Whitehead 

Gemma Whitehead

Vancouver
Royal Centre, 1055 West Georgia Street
Suite 1500, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 604.893.7637
e: gemma.whitehead@mcmillan.ca

overview

Gemma Whitehead is an associate in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group of the firm's Vancouver office. Gemma acts for banks, trust companies, and private lenders in debt enforcement, foreclosure, and receivership matters. She is a frequent contributor to scholarly publications in the field of insolvency law. She has contributed chapters to a variety of legal texts annually since 2011 including the Annual Review of Law & Practice, Lexis Practice Advisor, and the Creditors' Remedies Annotated Guide.

Gemma has represented clients at all levels of court in British Columbia including the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Publications

Book Chapter, "The Farm Debt Mediation Act"
Book Chapter, "Commercial Law - Collections"
Book Chapter, "Annotated Precedents"
Book Chapter, "Annotated Precedents"
Book Chapter, "Annotated Precedents"

Education

  • Queen's University of Belfast, LLB - 2003
  • National Certificate on Accreditation, Federation of Law Societies of Canada - 2008

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2010

Practices

litigation
security enforcement
restructuring and insolvency

Industries

banking, finance and insurance

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Canada Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association Women Lawyers Forum
  • Women's Executive Network
  • Association of Women in Finance
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Young Insolvency Professionals of British Columbia and Alberta
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Gemma Whitehead is an associate in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group of the firm's Vancouver office. Gemma acts for banks, trust companies, and private lenders in debt enforcement, foreclosure, and receivership matters. She is a frequent contributor to scholarly publications in the field of insolvency law. She has contributed chapters to a variety of legal texts annually since 2011 including the Annual Review of Law & Practice, Lexis Practice Advisor, and the Creditors' Remedies Annotated Guide.

Gemma has represented clients at all levels of court in British Columbia including the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
publications
2014
Book Chapter, "The Farm Debt Mediation Act"
Co-Author with Jennifer Cockbill, Lexis Practice Advisor Canada, LexisNexis Canada Inc.
2014
Book Chapter, "Commercial Law - Collections"
Co-Author with Daniel Shouldice, Annual Review of Law & Practice, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2013
Book Chapter, "Annotated Precedents"
Author, British Columbia Creditors' Remedies, An Annotated Guide, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2012
Book Chapter, "Annotated Precedents"
Author, British Columbia Creditors' Remedies, An Annotated Guide, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2011
Book Chapter, "Annotated Precedents"
Author, British Columbia Creditors' Remedies, An Annotated Guide, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia