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Philippa Jenkins

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Practice Areas

Philippa practices in all areas of Children work including both public and private law proceedings. Philippa represents local authorities, parents, third parties and children. Philippa’s work includes care proceedings, non-accidental injuries, adoption, wardship and inherent jurisdiction matters.


Philippa was educated at Kings College London and obtained a 2:1 Honours degree. She went on to obtain an LLM from Kings College London. Philippa completed the BVC at BPP. Philippa successfully completed her pupillage at New Court Chambers in 2010 and has gone on to build a successful practice within these chambers as a tenant.

Professional Memberships

Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.

Family Law Bar Association.


Reported cases: Surrey County Council v AB & Ors [2014] EWHC 115 (fam)


Philippa is a red belt in taekwondo and attends the gym regularly