Gemma Kelly > 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

Gemma is a specialist Children practitioner. She has a flourishing care and adoption practice and is frequently instructed in complex cases up to Court of Appeal level. 

Recent cases have involved radicalisation, NAI (brain injuries, multiple fractures, burns and bruises) intergenerational sexual abuse, FII, murder by one parent of the other and human rights claims. 

She has also been prestigiously appointed by the Attorney General as a special advocate. 

Gemma has expertise in cases involving an international element, including Forced Marriage, Child Abduction and Relocation. 

In private law proceedings, Gemma is instructed in the full range of applications, including difficult cases of implacable hostility, internal relocation, interplay with care proceedings, special guardianship and fact-finding hearings regarding domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse. 

Gemma has a keen interest in cases involving alternative families. 

Career

Year of Call: 2007

Recorder on the South Eastern Circuit to sit in Family matters (2022)

Memberships

Association of Lawyers for Children and Resolution (ALC)
Bar Pro-Bono Unit
Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
Resolution

Education

MA (Hons), English, St Anne’s College, Oxford University
GDL, BPP Law School
BVC, BPP Law School
Inner Temple Scholarship