Anushka Kangesu

Call: 2014



Anushka welcomes instructions to advise and represent clients across all Chambers’ practice areas, in both Family and Civil Law.

Anushka’s matrimonial finance practice encompasses all areas of financial remedy proceedings and she is regularly instructed in more complex matters including contested divorces and cases with an international aspect. She accepts instructions in Schedule 1 and TOLATA claims.

Anushka’s private children law practice includes applications for relocation, child arrangement disputes and cases where there are serious allegations of domestic violence and parental alienation. She has gained experience across a wide range of public children law work, and represents local authorities, parents and children in public children proceedings. Her family practice also includes representing clients in applications relating to injunctive relief under the Family Law Act 1996. She is regularly instructed to represent vulnerable clients and those with learning difficulties.

In Civil Law, Anushka is instructed to advise across all areas of Chambers’ practice including small claim cases, possession, and housing matters. She was on the Government Legal Department’s Attorney General’s Junior Junior Panel of counsel and has experience in drafting grounds in judicial review challenges.

Anushka is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar Council Public Access scheme.

Other experience

During pupillage Anushka qualified as a CPS Panel 1 Advocate. She has appeared in the Magistrates and Youth courts, handling a wide range of cases involving multiple defendants, vehicle interference, domestic violence, assault and criminal damage. Prior to pupillage, Anushka taught Public Law for the African Prisons Project to inmates in a maximum-security prison in Kampala, Uganda. She volunteered at the Bar Pro Bono Unit as a caseworker and has written for The Justice Gap. Anushka accepts work pro bono, in appropriate cases. 

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BA (Hons) Modern Languages, University of Birmingham

Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (Erasmus)

GDL, BPP University

BPTC, BPP University



HRLA Bursary Award

Sir Joseph Priestley Award, Inner Temple



Honourable Society of Inner Temple

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