Helen Russell
      • Helen Russell
      • Solicitor (HCB Park Woodfine LLP)
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    Helen Russell

    Solicitor (HCB Park Woodfine LLP)

     

    Areas of Expertise – Family Law

    • Care proceedings: representing parents, children via their Court appointed Guardian and other family members in public law family matters.
    • Experience in dealing with all aspect of care proceedings, to include neglect, emotional abuse, serious injury, physical abuse, sexual assault cases and fact find hearings.
    • Member of the Law Society Children’s Panel.
    • Adoption
    • Advocacy
       

    Education and Qualifications:

    • Qualified as a Solicitor in 2014
    • Degree in Law, University of Lancaster
    • Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course – Leicester De Montfort University
    • Member of the Law Society Children Panel
       

    Background and Experience:

    • A background in sales and account management has furnished Helen with excellent people and negotiation skills and an eye for detail.
    • Helen returned to the law after raising her own children
    • Helen has a background in criminal and prison law but now exclusively practices family law.
    • Helen is a member of the prestigious Law Society Children Panel allowing her to undertake specialist family law work and represent children via their Court appointed Guardians.
       

    Memberships:

    • Law Society Children Panel
       

    Joined HCB

    • October 2015
       

    About

    With a mixed background in industry and the law, and being a mother herself, Helen brings a unique perspective to Family Law.   Her ability to be straight talking and provide honest and .professional advise whilst offering an empathetic ear is a key skill.  Helen’s strong advocacy skills mean that often, if able, she will undertake advocacy for her clients to provide a seamless service. Helen has passion for public family law and being able to represent those whose voice is often lost. 
     

    What the clients say.......

    • “ If you are looking for a law firm to be your legal self, a firm to fight your rights. Definitely pick this firm 100%”  Ms C, Northampton.