Georgina Cole > Chambers of Nkumbe Ekaney QC and Andrew Norton QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Georgina completed her pupillage in Chambers and was trained by Sarah Morgan QC, Andrew Bagchi and Richard Scarratt (now His Honour Judge Scarratt). Initially her practice covered all areas of family law with a particular emphasis on matrimonial finance, private law children and public law proceedings. Since October 2011 Georgina has accepted public access instructions. Georgina’s practice now focuses on private law children, including international children law, and financial remedy work.

Career

Within private law children proceedings Georgina advises and acts in child arrangement order disputes. She is frequently instructed to represent parents involved in complex private law proceedings, dealing with issues such as domestic violence, substance misuse, sexual abuse, emotional/psychological harm and risk of abduction. She acts for parents in cases involving the temporary and permanent removal of children from the jurisdiction, including the reported decision JS (A Child) [2014] EWHC B20 (Fam). Georgina often represents parties in both their private law children and financial remedy proceedings, providing them with continuity of counsel. Georgina advises and acts in all areas of matrimonial finance, including cases involving assets held outside of the jurisdiction, business valuations, pension disputes, dissipation of assets and trust assets. Georgina has experience in cases involving third party interests and has acted on behalf of intervenors. Georgina was a contributor to Chambers’ guide to Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 for Family Law, published by Jordan’s Family Law, 2010 and acts for clients within those proceedings.

Memberships

Former elected member of Bar Council, served on Young Barristers’ Committee and Member Services Committee, previously co-opted member of FLBA.

Education

Christ Church, Oxford (BA Hons English Literature); City University (GDL); City Law School (BVC; LLM).

Leisure

Georgina is married. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading, modern art, going to the opera and theatre (penchant for musicals!).