Elpha LeCointe > Chambers of Nkumbe Ekaney KC and Andrew Norton KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Nkumbe Ekaney KC and Andrew Norton KC
1GC | Family Law
10 LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3BP
England

Position

Elpha specialises in all aspects of Children law, often representing parents and children, but also representing Local Authorities, CAFCASS and the Official Solicitor.

Elpha has extensive experience of serious child protection cases concerning issues of non-accidental injury, physical and emotional abuse and neglect. She also has experience of cases involving sexual abuse including interfamilial and intergenerational abuse and internet pornography.

She has significant experience in cases involving concurrent criminal proceedings and cases involving the cross examination of young and vulnerable witnesses.

Elpha often represents teenage parents and parents with mental health or learning difficulties.

She also has experience of adoption as well as international adoption.

Elpha has lectured to students, solicitors and chambers and has contributed to legal texts for students completing the Bar Professional Training Course.

She is a former external examiner for the Bar Professional Training Course.

Career

Year of Call: 1988
Deputy District Judge of the Family Division sitting in London and the South East
She holds tickets in Public Law, Private Law and Financial Remedies

Memberships

Association of Lawyers for Children
Bar Education and Training Committee (Former Member)
Bar Disciplinary Tribunals (Tribunal Member)
Family Law Bar Association
Place 2 Be (Trustee)
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Education

Law (Honorary Doctorate), University of East London (2009)