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Karen Kabweru-Namulemu


1GC Family Law Chambers

10 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London.

A diverse Bar is a strong Bar and I am committed and dedicated to helping those from BME backgrounds and under-represented groups maximise their potential within the profession.

Karen Kabweru-Namulemu


Karen was called to the Bar in 2001. Before joining KCH Garden Square in 2006, Karen worked in private practice and in 2005 gained a Masters in Law from Kings College London. Karen practices as a Family and Public Access barrister and is a qualified Mediator.


Karen has considerable experience of Public Law and Private Law Children Act Proceedings, with a particular emphasis on complex finding of fact hearings; appearing in all levels of Court. She acts on behalf of Local Authorities, parents, grandparents, children and Children’s Guardians and also has experience in representing vulnerable clients and those with mental health and learning disabilities. Karen’s approach to her clients is noted as being highly personable, warm, open minded and thorough, be they lay or professional clients. She is known for her sympathetic, clear and honest advice and has a reputation for fighting her client’s interests.


  • Private Children Law
  • Public Children Law
  • International Relocation and Contact
  • Court of Protection


  • Midland Circuit
  • Midland Circuit Women’s Forum
  • Lincoln’s Inn
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Nottinghamshire Law Societies
  • Leicestershire Law Societies