Helena is a Trainee Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution and Family teams.
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.
Since starting her training contract in July 2018, Helena has undertaken seats in the Litigation team focusing on contested probate disputes, Inheritance Protection and the Family team.
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 assists the Family Team with divorce and relationship breakdown matters including the divorce process and financial remedies.
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.