Simon Sugar > 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

Simon primarily practises in disputes about the financial consequences of divorce, separation or death. He also drafts nuptial agreements, mediates, sits as a private FDR judge and acts for claimants and on behalf of insurers in professional negligence claims in a family law context.

Publications and Lecturing:

Unlocking Matrimonial Assets on Divorce (co-author)

Applications under Schedule 1 to the Children Act (contributor)

DIY Divorce and Separation (contributor)

Mediation Section – Butterworth’s Civil Court Precedents (editor)

Finance Case Digests for The Review

Lectured at Warwick University as part of their Family Law module

Career

Year of Call: 1990, Middle Temple

Simon spent his early years at the Bar as a chancery practitioner and is consequently at home dealing with complex financial remedy claims involving companies, business assets, farms and trusts, TOLATA claims in respect of cohabiting couples and Inheritance Act claims. Cases of interest include P v Q (Financial Remedies) [2022] EWFC B9, Landsberg v Minkin [2015] EWCA Civ 152, Mansfield v Mansfield [2017].

Memberships

FLBA, Chancery Bar, Public Access Bar

Resolution – member of Cohabitation Committee

Civil (CEDR) and family qualified mediator

Education

LLB (Hons) Warwick

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Simon Sugar 1GC | Family Law ‘Simon is an excellent advocate, very knowledgeable and highly empathetic with clients.’