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Background

Nisha Bambhra

Call: 2011

"Nisha Bambhra is an approachable, fair minded and emphatic barrister who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience when representing her clients in family matters"

Public Access Client 2023

"A heartfelt thanks goes to her in achieving a result which will guarantee the welfare and future of my children. I strongly recommend Ms Bambhra to any prospective client, looking to achieve a fair outcome in the Family Court."

Public Access Client 2023

""Ms Bambhra has a strong work ethic and is dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for her clients. She has played a pivotal role in ensuring my children’s best interests were prioritised, achieving this with her guidance and representation from pre-trial conference to the final order being issued."

Public Access Client 2023

"Ms Bambhra was clear and transparent in her communication, thorough in her preparation and demonstrated excellent cross examination skills, to address key areas of the case, at all times paying great attention to detail when negotiating with the other side"

Public Access Client 2023

Nisha Bambhra has a busy practice in both Private and Public Law Family matters, with a keen interest in Court of Protection work.

Nisha also has experience of cases involving forced marriages, Female Genital Mutilation as well as international jurisdictional matters including relocation and abduction.

She is described as ‘an approachable, fair minded and emphatic barrister who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience when representing her clients’.

Expertise

Family

Matters concerning domestic violence are of a particular interest to Nisha after spending time practising in the criminal courts. She is an astute cross-examiner in respect of alleged victims and perpetrators and regularly represents clients at final hearings in applications concerning non-molestation and occupation orders. She is often commended by her clients for being empathetic yet professional at all times.

In public law proceedings, Nisha has experience in conducting CMHs, contested Interim Care Order hearings and final hearings. She has represented clients in cases where there have been allegations of domestic violence, mental health concerns, substance misuse, neglect and sexual abuse. She has a strong ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds (including clients with learning difficulties).

Nisha also has a keen interest in Court of Protection work, issues concerning forced marriages, Female Genital Mutilation as well as international jurisdictional matters, both in private and public law proceedings, in areas concerning relocation and abduction.

Children Law

In private children law, Nisha is a shrewd negotiator and adept at finding creative solutions to child arrangements in the context of complex acrimonious relationships. She is experienced in conducting First Hearing and Dispute Resolution Appointments (FHDRAs), Dispute Resolution Appointments (DRAs) and contested interim and/or final hearings in applications for s.8 orders, Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs), enforcement of contact and leave to remove (including cases where there is an intractable contact dispute). Her interpersonal skills are a particular strength in this area, enabling her to establish a rapport with clients and opponents alike.

Notable Family Cases


ABCDEF (Fact-Finding: Honour Based Violence) 2019 EWHC 406

Mr Justice Keehan granted an application for a wasted costs against an expert witness who on multiple occasions failed to comply with the Court’s case-management directions to provide an addendum expert report.


Re H (a child)

Attended a Pre-Trial Review Hearing involving an end of life case where the Applicant had applied to withdraw life sustaining treatment from a very young child.

https://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2022-03-09/baby-left-brain-damaged-in-bath-tragedy-can-have-ventilator-removed


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Three barristers sworn in newly formed Sikh Court

No5’s Gurprit Mattu, Baldip Singh MCIArb CJ and Nisha Bambhra have been sworn in as Arbitration Judges at the newly formed Sikh Court, at The Honourable Society…

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No5 welcomes five new members to our Family Group based in London

No5 are delighted to announce that Rebekah Wilson (Call:1998), Christopher McWatters (Call: 2004), Davina Krishnan (Call: 2004), Artis Kakonge (Call:2006) and Nisha Bambhra (Call: 2011) have joined the Family Group from Garden Court Chambers. All…

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  • Awarded funding by Lincoln’s Inn in order to undertake a one-month internship, on a pro bono basis, with the African Prison Project (APP) based in Kampala, Uganda.
  • Awarded funding by Lincoln’s Inn to undertake an internship with the United Nations in respect of a high- profile trial arising out of the Rwandan genocide.
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Business and Business Law (LLB Hons- 2:1)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Birmingham
  • Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent), City University
  • English
  • Punjabi and Hindi (professional working proficiency)
  • Urdu (limited working proficiency)

Related News, Resources and Events

News


Three barristers sworn in newly formed Sikh Court

No5’s Gurprit Mattu, Baldip Singh MCIArb CJ and Nisha Bambhra have been sworn in as Arbitration Judges at the newly formed Sikh Court, at The Honourable Society…

News


No5 welcomes five new members to our Family Group based in London

No5 are delighted to announce that Rebekah Wilson (Call:1998), Christopher McWatters (Call: 2004), Davina Krishnan (Call: 2004), Artis Kakonge (Call:2006) and Nisha Bambhra (Call: 2011) have joined the Family Group from Garden Court Chambers. All…

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Clerk Team

Adam Wadley

Practice Director, Family

adamw@no5.com

07780 453079

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

clarer@no5.com

07809 407950

Monica Hussain

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

monicah@no5.com

Sophie Wright

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

sophiew@no5.com

Gugandeep Kooner

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

gugandeepk@no5.com

Paul Sams

Paul Sams

Family Clerk (Consultant)

pauls@no5.com

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