Helen Jefferson > 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


Helen’s practice encompasses all areas of family law with a particular emphasis on both family finance and private law children work for which she continues to earn recognition.


Helen also regularly advises and acts for clients in both Schedule 1 disputes and applications under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.


Helen has considerable experience of representing clients at all levels of tribunal and frequently acts in cases against leading silks. She is equally confident representing high net worth individuals with the most complex of financial arrangements as she is dealing with the often more challenging cases where finances are genuinely limited or limited as a result of the actions of one or other of the parties.


Known for her thorough preparation and her sensible and personable approach Helen has also been described as an excellent advocate with strong analytical skills.


Year of Call: 2000


Conversational Spanish




LLB (Hons) Birmingham University 

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Children law (including public and private law)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Helen Jefferson1GC | Family Law ‘Helen is a fantastic barrister. She is able to adapt to the nature of the client that she is representing and instills confidence in clients. She is always very well prepared, which reflects in her advocacy during hearings. She is very knowledgeable, clearly passionate about what she does, and strives to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.’

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Helen Jefferson1GC | Family Law ‘Helen is extremely good with her clients who continue to seek her out in their cases. She is very sensible and robust where needed, is a fantastic advocate in court and very persuasive. She is always willing to help between hearings, one of the go-to barristers.’