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Philippa Jenkins

Barrister - Call 2008

Practice Profile

Philippa completed her pupillage at New Court and has successfully built up a strong practice since becoming a member in 2010. Philippa practices in all areas of family work including private and public law children proceedings. Philippa is regularly instructed in public law proceedings by Local Authorities, parents and children and appears in the High Court and all levels of the Family Court. She has experience in dealing in matters with vulnerable clients and those with cognitive difficulties.

Philippa ensures that those who instruct her receive a prompt written report of the hearing and regularly drafts practice direction documents and advices. She also delivers training events to lawyers and childcare professionals.


LLB (Hons) Kings College London

LLM (family law) BPP

Associate of Kings College London

Bar Vocational Course (BPP, London)

Harmsworth Scholarship (Middle Temple 2007)

Reported Cases

Surrey County Council v AB & Ors [2014] EWHC 1115 (fam)

Professional Associations

Family Law Bar Association

Middle Temple

Personal Interests

Taekwondo, travel and theatre.