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Helen is an Associate in the Healthcare team where she specialises in defending claims on behalf of the National Health Service Litigation Authority and other NHS organisations.


Work undertaken by Helen includes:

  • Obtaining a discontinuance from a Claimant in a potentially high value claim shortly before a trial
  • Gaining substantial reductions in Claimant’s costs in detailed assessment proceedings
  • Successfully obtaining a Strike Out Order in respect of a Litigant in Person
  • Acting for the NHS in numerous high value and complex cases
  • Advising on data protection and Human Rights Act issues in relation to confidential patient records
  • Delivering training sessions to NHS Trusts
  • Participating in secondments with the NHS Litigation Authority and numerous NHS Trusts

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