36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082
5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123
Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570
Clerked by:Stephen Loxton
Helen frequently represents at inquests and is familiar with, and adept at handling, the coronial process. She is proficient in dealing with cases involving children and protected parties and accepts instructions in Article 2 compliant inquests.
Helen practises in clinical negligence and personal injury. She is an excellent strategist, and uses her considerable analytical skills to the tactical advantage of her clients. She is a robust performer, and is in demand by Defendants and Claimants alike. Helen has excellent presentation skills, and regularly provides training to solicitors. She is an excellent courtroom performer.
Year of Call: 1999
Areas of Expertise
- Clinical Negligence
- Serious Injury
Legal 500, 2017
‘She goes the extra mile and stands out as an excellent practitioner.’
Chambers UK, 2017
"She is always happy to pick up the phone and discuss things." "She is good with experts in terms of getting the information out of them, and is good with clients in terms of making sure they understand what is going on with their case."
Chambers UK, 2016
"She has a very thorough and clear-headed approach to litigation."
“Well-equipped to handle experts in conference and manage client expectations."
Legal 500, 2015
"Very approachable and knowledgeable”
Chambers UK, 2015
“She is brilliant on her feet, a really bright and quick thinker."
"Her advocacy is just fantastic."
Legal 500, 2014
"A highly competent junior"
Chambers UK, 2014
"She is very client-friendly, bright and innovative."
"Her approach is brave and tenacious. She stands behind her advice."
Legal 500, 2013
"an expert in gynaecological and birth injury litigation"
Chambers UK, 2013
She “receives considerable praise from instructing solicitors for her down-to-earth and approachable attitude.”
Chambers UK, 2012
"A young up-and-comer and one to watch in the field"
The Legal, 500
"A personable and forceful advocate who fights her corner well"
Professional Negligence Bar Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
BA (Hons) Italian & French 1997
Common Professional Examination (Chester) 1998
Bar Vocational Course (Inns of Court School of Law) 1999