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Jake Walker



Jake practices in all areas of family law. Within public and private children proceedings Jake has worked on multi-day fact findings hearings which have included allegations of sexual abuse of children, physical and financial abuse, and controlling and coercive behaviour.

Jake joined Chambers in October 2023 after the successful completion of pupillage under the supervision of Sophie Hill, Victoria Roberts and Richard O’Sullivan.


Jake has acted on behalf of both parents and children in Public and Private Children law matters and has successfully negotiated settlement in Matrimonial Finance proceedings.

Jake has a particular interest in Public Children proceedings regarding children’s evidence and serious child sexual abuse, having been involved in such cases with Victoria Roberts, led by Mark Twomey KC, during pupillage.

Since gaining tenancy, Jake has acted as a junior within public children law proceedings in multi-week fact finding and welfare hearings concerning extensive allegations of abuse, including sexual abuse perpetrated between siblings.

Practice Areas

Public Law Children
Private Law Children
Matrimonial Finance
Court of Protection
International Family Law


‘Taught to Fail’ – Family Law Week
‘Why KCSIE is letting teachers and pupils down’ – TES Magazine

Education and Professional Memberships

History BA, University of Leeds – First-Class Honours
Graduate Diploma in Law, City University – Commendation
Bar Vocational Studies, City University – Distinction


Enoch Dumbutshena Scholarship, Gray’s Inn
Edmund Davies Scholarship, Gray’s Inn