Helen is the head and partner of our highly successful family team. Helen is one of the most sought-after divorce lawyers in the region. Advising on all aspects of divorce and separation, she specialises in complex and high value financial settlements, often involving family businesses and assets held abroad.
Helen is a consummate professional, bringing clarity and efficiency to every case. She is also strongly recommended for her understanding and supportive approach and her ability to help clients move forward.
Expertise and professional education
Helen provides legal advice on high net worth and complex financial cases and representation in divorce proceedings. She also advises on pre and post nuptial agreements, living together agreements and issues involving children of separating couples.
Helen has a particular focus on run-offs, bankers bonuses and capitalising maintenance.
Helen studied at law at Nottingham University and qualified in 1989. She spent her earlier working years in London both in private practice and local government before joining Ottaways (now Debenhams Ottaway) in 2000. Helen became a partner in 2004.
Helen is ranked top band in Chambers and Partners UK 2019 and a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 UK 2020.
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