Helena is a Trainee Solicitor in the Family team.
Helena joined the firm as a paralegal in the Dispute Resolution team in 2017, having graduated from the University of Reading with a 2.1 in LLB Law. Helena subsequently completed her LPC at the University of Law in Guildford where she received a distinction.
Helena began her training contract in July 2018. She completed her first seat in the Litigation team where she focused on contested probate disputes and her second seat in the Inheritance Protection team. Helena is currently undertaking her final seat within our Family team.
Helena is now undertaking the final seat of her training contract in the Family Team where she will be assisting with divorce and relationship breakdown matters including the divorce process and financial remedies.
Helena has had considerable experience dealing with contentious probate matters including numerous Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims and Will disputes. She has had experience of mediation in relation to these matters and enjoys resolving the deadlock in disputes. Helena has also assisted in an array of clinical negligence and personal injury claims as well as various commercial matters.
Helena assisted the Inheritance Protection team with the entire range of probate matters. Helena had experience in drafting Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as advising clients on such matters. Helena also assisted in making applications to the Court of Protection and advising on contested applications.