30 January 2020

Parklane Plowden welcomes 13 specialist family law barristers.

Parklane Plowden Chambers has begun 2020 with a newly strengthened family team. The award-winning set, who operate out of Chambers in both Leeds and Newcastle, will on the 3rd February welcome 13 new family law barristers and pupils from Zenith Chambers.

Chambers will have 42 specialist family law barristers, making it home to the largest family team operating purely out of the North East.

New additions to the team are: 

Nkumbe Ekaney QC [1990]

John Worrall [1984]

Philippa Wordsworth [1995]

Louise McCallum [1999]

Clare Garnham [2005]

Rosemary Exall [2000]

Lucy Sowden [2006]

Lewis Donnelly [2008]

Maxine Best [2013]

Nathaniel Garner [2013]

Emily Ross [2017]

Chloe Branton (Pupil of Louise McCallum) [2019]

Shabab Rizvi (Pupil of Lucy Sowden) [2019]


Mark Williams, Practice Director of the Family Team at Parklane Plowden Chambers said, “We are absolutely delighted to welcome so many highly regarded and experienced barristers to our team. These new additions enhance and further strengthen our children and family finance offering to clients from across the region and beyond.”