Specialising in family law, Helen’s vast experience as a solicitor has resulted in her providing excellent mediation across Cambridge for 25 years.
With extensive experience as a solicitor, Helen is an accredited mediator and Legal Consultant, and is an experienced presenter on the Separated Parents Information Programme.
Helen specialises in family mediation and SPIP workshops and is an accredited mediator with the College of Mediators, a recognised mediator for the Legal Aid Agency, and complies with all professional requirements of the Family Mediation Council.
She additionally works as a Legal Consultant for the service.
Helen is also an accredited mediator with Resolution (formerly Solicitors' Family Law Association) and is an experienced presenter on the Separated Parents Information Programme.
Training and employment background
Helen has worked as a solicitor specialising in family law since 1993. From 1993 to 1996 she set up and ran a Family Law Service at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Cambridge.
She also lectured in law on the Institute of Legal Executives Programme from 1992 to 1995. Helen has worked for Cambridge Family Mediation Service as a family mediator since 1995.
Helen regularly works as an At Court Mediator at the Family Court, Cambridge.
"I believe that mediation remains the most cost effective way to resolve issues arising from separation and divorce. Clients are always encouraged to obtain some independent legal advice to support the mediation process but benefit from the legal information that I am able to provide."