Gillian Palmer is the professional support lawyer in the London office of Mayer Brown’s Real Estate practice. She focuses on providing innovative solutions to lawyers within the practice in respect of training and innovation. Gillian also works within the property litigation department at Mayer Brown focusing on ECC advice.

Originally a barrister, Gillian has spent her long career in real estate and therefore is well placed to leverage her knowledge and experiences to help both clients and lawyers achieve outcomes that are both commercial and realistic. 

Gillian is passionate about effective communication, whether in facilitating learning within the lawyer or client community, writing straightforward and savvy blogs, or drafting documentation in plain English. 

Gillian also teaches Civil Litigation at the University of Westminster.


  • England and Wales (Barrister at Law)