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Gemma Taylor KC

Call 1988 | Silk 2018
Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email gemma.taylor@42br.com

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Gemma Taylor KC - 42 Bedford Row


Gemma specialises in serious and complex cases involving children in public and private law.

She has worked in cases involving serious/fatal physical injuries, fabricated or induced illness behaviour, sexual abuse and serious domestic violence.

Gemma has considerable experience in the management of vulnerable witnesses and parents with learning disabilities.

She is an approved Facilitator for the delivery of the FLBA training in cross examination of vulnerable witnesses and accredited to cross examine vulnerable witnesses.

Gemma is ranked in both Chambers and Partners UK Guide and Legal 500. 

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Gemma Taylor QC

Gemma Taylor QC

Congratulations to Gemma Taylor QC who is pictured here receiving her Letters Patent.

Published: 26th Feb 2018

Gemma Taylor

Gemma Taylor

Congratulations to Gemma Taylor who is pictured here with her family and colleagues from 42 Bedford Row as she leaves Chambers to travel to Westminster where she will be appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Lord Chancellor in today’s ceremony.

Published: 26th Feb 2018

Gemma Taylor

Gemma Taylor

42 Bedford Row is delighted to announce that Gemma Taylor has been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2017 competition.

Published: 20th Dec 2017

Parents with learning disabilities in care proceedings seminar 10th March 2016

Parents with learning disabilities in care proceedings seminar 10th March 2016

Seminar on parents with learning disabilities given on 10th March. Gemma Taylor (barrister 42 Bedford Row) outlined the duties of Local Authorities to parents with learning disabilities and the recent case law. Rachel Butt (Senior Advocate, Impetus) explained how parents actually experience court proceedings and what steps could be taken to improve outcomes. Please find

Published: 14th Mar 2016

Frank Feehan QC and Gemma Taylor succeed in Supreme Court

Frank Feehan QC and Gemma Taylor of 42BR’s Family team have succeeded in the Supreme Court case of Re A (A Child). Judgment was handed down on the 12th December 2012. Their arguments on the nature of “unqualified” rights under the European Convention were accepted by the Supreme Court in deciding that the right of

Published: 14th Dec 2012

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Areas of Expertise

Professional memberships

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Working Together for Parents Network
  • Member of Inner Temple


  • Queen Mary College London. LLB 1986

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