Jemma joined Debenhams Ottaway in 1998 and is the firm’s head legal cashier.

She works closely with the managing partner to support the growth and financial stability of the business. She manages the finance team of four ensuring that the day to day accounts functions operates effectively and is fully compliant with both the Law Society Accounting Rules and the regulatory requirements of all other relevant statutory bodies.


Jemma has over 20 years’ experience and has covered every aspect of finance at all levels. Her knowledge of the firm and finance functions have continued to lead a strong team.

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Jemma is a member of the Association of Accounts Technicians (AAT) and The Institute of Legal Finance Managers (ILFM). She attends ILFM update workshops and LawNet conferences.