The Big Interview
‘You are more than able for this role, and we want you to want this role’ – Gemma Freeman of Dentons
The insolvency lawyer has risen to the top of a male-dominated profession – and credits the strongly pro-female atmosphere at her firm, Dentons, for much of that
Gemma Freeman retreats into an office kitchen to make this journalist a coffee with milk before popping her head out to announce that she “can’t foam the milk” and is that okay. Despite it being very much okay, Freeman flashes a smile and turns on her heels while rattling off a list of possible coffee options.
As a leading dispute resolution and insolvency lawyer, she is by no means expected to be a barista, but ...