Helen Hendry

Year of call:

1983

Education:

1981 - University of London, Queen Mary College - BSc(Econ) Economics and Politics

1982 - City University, London - Diploma in Law

Career:

1983 - Pupillage at 1 Garden Court, Temple, Robin de Wilde QC

1984 - Pupillage at Pearl Chambers, Leeds, Paul Isaacs

1984 - Tenant at Pearl Chambers, later 9 Woodhouse Square

1992 - Circuit Junior, North Eastern Circuit

1995 - 2003 - Career Break

2004 - Tenant at Park Court Chambers, Leeds

2011 - 2018 - Career Break

2018 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

Helen honed her skills as an advocate in High Court proceedings dealing with the most serious allegations of sexual, physical and emotional abuse of children. She can accept instructions involving expert evidence of complex, medical issues arising from allegations of non-accidental injury, sexual assault and psychological harm. Helen has particular skill dealing with vulnerable witnesses and court users who find proceedings challenging and has experience working with Intermediaries.

Contact Helen’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212

Helen has been a Grade 4 prosecutor and approved to prosecute Rape and Serious Sexual Offences (RASSO). She has prosecuted and defended the most serious criminal offences including murder manslaughter, blackmail, drugs (including large scale manufacture and distribution) and all manner of sexual offences, in particular those involving children, rape, voyeurism and indecent images.

Contact Helen’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253