Felicity Gemson

Felicity Gemson

Senior Knowledge Lawyer

Felicity provides expert guidance and support on a wide range of employment law and remuneration matters.

Felicity has a global focus and regularly collaborates with colleagues across A&O Shearman’s network to keep clients and colleagues briefed on key developments and trends.

As well as monitoring key legal reforms, she collects data and provides unique know-how to clients seeking to operate employment law policies and employee benefit plans on a cross-border basis. She has developed our “Employment Reorganisation Roadmap” to guide employers on the steps involved where reorganising their workforce in 35 jurisdictions, and regularly conducts global surveys and training.

Felicity writes on employment law and remuneration developments for Employment Talk published by A&O Shearman.


Pro bono

Advising a charity on the impact of UK parental rights legislation.

Assisting Toynbee on employment law matters.

Published Work

  • Published in legal journals on subjects ranging from employment restructuring to executive pay



England and Wales, 1994


LLB, Law, University of Reading, 1991


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.