Karen Kabweru-Namulemu

Year of Call: 2001

Practice Overview

Karen specialises in family law, with over 18 years’ experience in this area.  She advises and represents children, children’s guardians, the Official Solicitor, parents, relatives, prospective adopters and Local Authorities. 

Karen has considerable experience in all areas of children law with a particular emphasis on complex private law matters and child protection cases.  She appears in public law cases involving non-accidental injury, fabricated induced illness, child deaths and sexual abuse.  In the private law arena she represents parents and children in the most serious cases, involving domestic abuse, allegations of emotional harm and issues relating to parental mental health.

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.

Chambers and Partners


Band 3 - 2023

Legal 500

Leading Junior

Tier 3 - 2023

Chambers and Partners


Band 3 - 2022