Helen is a Senior Associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources practice. She specialises in international environmental and health and safety law.
Her practice area includes:
- pollution liability regimes;
- renewable energy;
- international climate change mechanisms;
- waste management;
- nuisance; and
- health and safety.
Helen advises clients on the regulatory framework for the waste, cleantech, oil and gas (onshore and offshore) and transport sectors. She has been involved in a number of contentious matters, including Environment Agency and HSE investigations and prosecutions, judicial reviews, and statutory appeals.
Helen was seconded for two years to the Dubai office where she worked on corporate and energy transactions, and advised on the emerging environmental law in the UAE, including federal law and local regulations.
Helen has also spent time on secondment to the legal departments of two clients: an international oil major and a Dubai-based real estate company. She is currently working on a number of projects in South Africa.
Helen is an active member of the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) and the South African Environmental Law Association.
- Helen is one of the editors of the firm's e-newsletters, the Climate Change Newsletter, which presents an overview of current developments globally in the climate change space.