Called in 1994
Kemi was called to the Bar in 1994 and successfully combines three separate areas of practice. She accepts instructions direct from corporations, organizations and individuals pursuant to the Public Access Scheme, that allows the instruction of a barrister directly without the requirement of a solicitor.
She also acts as an Expert on Immigration Law in Children Act cases.
Kemi was appointed as a Legal Services Commission Immigration Funding Review Adjudicator in 2005. She was re-appointed to this post by the Legal Aid Agency in April 2013.
Kemi is a qualified Arbitrator and Mediator specialising in civil and commercial disputes; large or small.
She is a Fellow of the Chartered Instititute of Arbitrators and undertakes both paper arbitrations and hearings in an effficient and effective manner.
A bespoke service is offered whereby Kemi will travel to to the locality of the parties, where required.
In addition, a flexible approach is adopted in order to minimise the disruption that disputes can cause to people's lives and livelihood. This includes a swift turnaround of paper arbitrations and weekend hearings, where necessary.
Public and Private Childcare Law
Kemi has practiced in all areas of Children Law since 1995 and represents local authorities, Children’s Guardians and respondent parents. She is regularly instructed in complex public law cases and is particularly experienced in conducting cases involving non-accidental injury, sexual and physical abuse, serious neglect and mental health issues.
She is a member of the Family Law Bar Association.
Kemi is able to accept instructions direct via the Direct Public Access to Barristers scheme in appropriate cases.