Kamala Das

Kamala Das

Call 1975 (Middle Temple)
Qualifications BA, LLM (London) FLBA UKELA


Kamala is experienced in a full range of private and public children work acting for local authorities, parents and guardians.

Kamala has extensive experience of family finance proceedings including more complex cases involving third party and family interests as well as Trusts of Land, Inheritance Act and Schedule 1 of Children Act claims.

Practice Overview

Kamala joined St John’s Chambers in 1996 and specilises in family finance and children’s cases.

Kamala works well with clients from diverse backgrounds and those who may benefit from advice and representation from an advocate with a wider range of experience.

Kamala has delivered legal training on family and domestic violence law to social services’ employees, Women’s Aid workers and law centre advisers.

Kamala has an international background with ties to the US and India. She has been active in community groups, held various school governorships and is a charity trustee.

Kamala is qualified to undertake public access work in appropriate cases, for further information, please visit our Public Access page.


Kamala previously practised in London chambers where her practice involved landlord and tenant, banking especially land charges/mortgages and insolvency, personal injury and family work. After a career break during which she completed post graduate studies, worked at community projects and was employed at London University on access to justice, she returned to the Bar in Bristol specialising in family law.