Helen joined Henry Hyams in 2009 having been admitted as a solicitor in 1987. She spent most of her professional career in the Family Department of one of the leading private client firms in the North of England.
Helen has over 25 years experience dealing with divorce /cohabitation/civil partnerships and the financial impacts of relationship breakdown. Helen also specialises in pre and post nuptial agreements; cohabitation agreements; residence and contact disputes and Schedule 1 applications in relation to children.
Helen is trained in the collaborative law method and is able to bring many years experience and training in order to promote resolution of complex issues in a constructive manner. She also brings the same level of experience as an advocate to court proceedings should that prove to be necessary.
She is a Higher Rights Advocate and is also dual qualified having been admitted as a Solicitor on the Irish Roll. Recently Helen has acquired accreditation with the Law Society Children’s accreditation scheme which recognises and identifies her as a specialist in the law relating to children.
Helen is a dedicated and committed family lawyer who is personable and approachable. As well as providing the highest standard of services to clients Helen regularly conducts inhouse seminars and acts as a mentor to younger members of staff.
Helen likes to spend her free time at the theatre, walking and spending time in the company of family and friends.