Helena is eager to expand her civil practice. Prior to joining the Bar, she was involved as a paralegal for a firm instructed to represent over 100 Core Participants at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. She assisted on progressing ex-Grenfell residents’ civil claims against the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. This included quantifying the quantum of damages, procuring intermediary rehabilitation and evaluating the distinctions between primary and secondary victims.
Helena has an excellent academic record, obtaining a Double First and Distinction for her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Cambridge. She graduated at the top of her year for her postgraduate degree and received the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ on the BPTC, for which she received numerous prizes and scholarships.