Pump Court Chambers

Hilary Lennox joins Pump Court Chambers

News 10th August 2020
Hilary Lennox

We are delighted to announce that Hilary Lennox has joined Pump Court Chambers, with immediate effect. A highly experienced practitioner across three jurisdictions, Hilary was called to the Bar in Ireland in 2008, Northern Ireland in 2013 and England & Wales in 2013. She has worked in a law firm in New York and the Innocence Project in Wisconsin.

Hilary is instructed in all areas of family law. She regularly appears in the High Court in international child abduction, child relocation and international jurisdictional issues most recently involving Spain, Pakistan, South Africa, India, Lebanon and Australia. Hilary provides advice to local authorities involving care and placement proceedings, Article 15 Brussels II revised transfers of international families most recently in the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and regularly to Ireland. Hilary is instructed by the Met police in forced marriage and fgm cases involving Somalia, Afghanistan and Nigeria.

Hilary acts for a wide range of matrimonial financial clients in particular high net-worth as well as modest clients with complex financial arrangements. Some cases involve large property portfolios in several countries including USA, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey, Portugal and India.  She receives instructions and lectures in Schedule 1 Children Act maintenance applications for unmarried parents.

Hilary writes regularly in the national and international press and lectures on a variety of topics. She is very happy to discuss delivering in house seminars and lectures.

Tony Atkins; Senior Clerk, Pump Court Chambers said: We are delighted to welcome Hilary to Chambers. Hilary offers us the opportunity to progress our expanding international family work as well as strengthen our children and finance teams in general. Hilary’s ambitions match our own and we are all looking forward to working with Hilary in future

Hilary said: “I am really excited to be joining Pump Court Chambers. The set’s reputation is well known to me from my work with and against members who I am delighted to now call my colleagues.”

For further information on Hilary’s practice please contact our clerking team via our switchboard on 020 7353 0711 or email: clerks@pumpcourtchambers.com

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