Ms Jennifer Lee > Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC
Pump Court Chambers
3 PUMP COURT, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7AJ
England

Position

Jennifer is a specialist family law practitioner. She has a thriving practice in the area of family finance, and has successfully represented high net worth clients in complex cases involving inherited wealth, family businesses, significant pensions, trusts, and nuptial agreements. Many of her cases involve foreign assets and cross-jurisdictional issues, and the validity or otherwise of an overseas marriage or divorce (including those pertaining to jurisdictions in Asia and Africa). Jennifer has appeared in high-profile reported cases, most notably in Veluppillai v Veluppillai & Ors. [2015] EWHC 3095 (Fam)(High Court) and in LFL v LSL (McKenzie Friends and Breach of Court Orders) [2017] EWFC B62. She has experience of Court of Protection matters particularly where there are parallel divorce proceedings, and complex children work including surrogacy/modern parenting, having acted for commissioning parents based in the UK and abroad in HFEA cases. Jennifer is regularly instructed in arbitrations, private FDRs and mediations, and sits as a private FDR ‘judge’. She has been consistently ranked in the directories as a leading junior in her field, and has been highly commended for her attention to detail and her robust approach, both in negotiations and during hearings.

Career

Called 2007 (Lincoln’s Inn). A member of Pump Court Chambers since 2008, having completed pupillage with Edward Boydell and Leslie Samuels QC. She co-heads the Court of Protection Team in chambers with the latter, and sits on the ADR and Pupillage and Tenancy Committees (portfolio for pupillages). Jennifer now specialises exclusively in family law, with a particular emphasis on high net worth family finance and complex children work. She is regularly invited to give seminars on family law, and has written articles for Resolution, Westlaw and HNW ThoughtLeaders4, amongst other publications.

Languages

English, basic Mandarin and Malay

Memberships

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Resolution
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Associate)
  • The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA),
  • Lincoln’s Inn Denning Society

Education

University College London (LL.B, 2005), The London School of Economics (LL.M, 2006).

Scholarships: Lincoln’s Inn Hardwicke Entrance Award (2006), Cholmeley Studentship (2008)

Leisure

Music and art, foreign travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy) Ranked: Tier 1

Jennifer LeePump Court ChambersAn absolute class act. She can grapple with complex matrimonial finance work in a heartbeat. She is a confident and calm practitioner with gravitas, technical ability and professionalism far beyond her year of call.