Richard Jones > 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


Richard’s practice covers the full range of serious children cases both in the public and private sphere. In the private law field, his work encompasses the full array of disputes, covering both international leave to remove and internal relocations as well as matters relating to alleged parental alienation and intractable disputes. Richard’s work also has an increasing focus on both child abduction as well as surrogacy and parental order applications relating to s.54 of the HFEA 2008.

In the public law field, Richard is frequently instructed by both Local Authorities and parents in complex care proceedings involving disputed medical evidence and serious allegations of physical or emotional harm. Richard also is often instructed of behalf of Children’s Guardians and has appeared at all court levels up to the Court of Appeal. 


Called in 2003.


Association of Lawyers for Children

Bar Council Member 2015-2017

Family Law Bar Association (FLBA) 

Family Mediators Association (FMA) and of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


MA (Hons) Cantab; Emmanuel College, Cambridge University

Trained mediator

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Richard Jones1GC | Family Law ‘Richard is absolutely faultless, impresses clients and judges alike with his sensible, empathetic and constructive approach to all cases. The go-to counsel for all children matters.’