Helen has practised as a family solicitor since qualifying in 1999. Having trained with a large firm in Buckinghamshire, she worked for a niche international family law practice in London where she represented many high profile individuals and gained experience in complicated cases involving competing jurisdictions. Helen also worked for many years for the family department of a Legal 500 firm in Berkshire.
Helen is a member of Resolution and Reunite. Helen has a particular interest in international family law matters and while in London represented The Child Abduction Unit and secured the safe return of many children to the countries where they were wrongly removed from. Helen has also acted for many clients on applications to remove Children from the United Kingdom to live abroad as well as defending parents who wish to retain their children in the United Kingdom following a wrongful removal under the Hague Convention.
Helen has much experience in advising on complicated financial settlements on divorce and protracted children act disputes.
Helen has written for various legal journals and national magazines and given lectures on family law to other professionals.