Co, set up and was head of the construction injury team at Leigh Day and was a partner and head of the personal injury department at McMillan Williams.
Since 2018 she has been a consultant at Lynn Murray & Co. Helen’s focus is on acting for those who have suffered catastrophic injury and for the families of the victims of fatal accidents.
She has a passion for securing justice for those who have been injured or treated unfairly, particularly in the workplace, she is considered to be a formidable opponent.
She is a recognised expert and speaker in the field of accidents at work, with a particular interest in the construction industry. She regularly represents clients at inquests. She conducts complex and high value claims, including fatal accidents, which have occurred on projects such as Crossrail.
Helen has acted in a number of high profile cases including representing the parents of Rene Tkacik at the inquest into his death and in relation to the HSE prosecution of BFK; representing the mother of Karanbir Cheema at the inquest into his death and representing the victims of an assault by the Belvoir Hunt.
She has a reputation for maximising her clients’ claims, is adept in dealing with issues of quantum and liability, for being a skilled and tenacious negotiator and is tactically very able. She is committed to her clients and achieves excellent results whilst providing the support they require throughout the course of their claims, ensuring they have access to appropriate rehabilitation and early interim payments.
Chambers and partners 2020 Recognised Practitioner. Ranked in the Legal 500 (2018)
She is an active campaigner for improved health and safety in the workplace, working closely with campaign groups across the country. She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, trustee of the London Hazards Centre, a legal adviser to the Construction Safety Campaign and Families Against Corporate Killers (FACK). She supports a number of charities.