Gillian joined Atherton Godfrey in January 2001 having gained a Law and Politics degree in 1997. She began her legal career dealing with industrial disease cases in 2000, them moved into the wider field of personal injury law in 2001. In 2010 Gillian was promoted to associate level.
She set up and jointly leads the Portal team which deals with the initial stages of most claims and the settlement of more straight-forward and lower value cases. She has also continued to run her own caseload of more complex and disputed claims.
Gillian is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) with accredited status as senior litigator.