Ms Helen Brander > Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC
Pump Court Chambers


Helen Brander has extensive experience in all aspects of family law and specialises in family finance, inheritance and probate disputes, and disputes concerning children. She is able to advise, assist and provide representation at any stage of proceedings and welcomes requests for initial advice. She is a firm believer in the benefits of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and early neutral evaluations / non-court dispute resolution appointments, and is a trained arbitrator under the IFLA (Children) scheme.

Clients have described Helen as well-prepared, articulate, firm, incisive and yet approachable, sensitive and considerate. She is qualified to accept instructions on a direct public access basis.

Helen has a professional interest in the application of family law in Italy and Germany, the experience of expatriate Britons in those countries, and their nationals living in England and Wales


Call: 2002


  • Association of Lawyers for Children
  • British Italian Lawyers Association
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Resolution


  • LLB (Hons) English and German Laws (Liverpool)
  • Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin (Klein BGB Schein)
  • LLM by Research in Charity Law (Charity Law Unit, University of Liverpool)
  • STEP certificate in Trusts and Estates
  • Trained arbitrator under the IFLA (Children) scheme

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)) Ranked: Tier 3

Helen Brander  – Pump Court Chambers ‘A tenacious and confident advocate. Her calm manner puts clients at ease.’

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy) Ranked: Tier 3

Helen Brander  – Pump Court Chambers ‘A junior who fights for her clients. She is very approachable and provides clear and realistic advice.’