Helen has over 20 years’ experience in advising trustees, employers and providers on all their pensions issues, including scheme funding, benefit changes and liability management projects.
She is the lead partner for a number of the firm’s major DB and DC clients in the financial services, food and mining sectors.
Helen leads the firm’s governance team and enjoys helping pension schemes of all sorts navigate their way through the ever-changing landscape of pensions law and regulation. Recent experience includes advising on GDPR and cyber security requirements, stronger nudge, transfers and the Single Code.
Memberships and Qualifications
Membership of professional bodies:
Association of Pension Lawyers (Full Member)
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (South London Local Group Member)
Qualified: 2001, England & Wales
Pensions experience since: 2001
Joined Sackers: 2003
Joined partnership/LLP: 2009
Employers: Herbert Smith Freehills (1999- 2003)
Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (1994-1997)
Degree: MA (Law) and Legal Practice Course
Extracurricular interests and activities:
I am married with one child and like swimming, cycling, walking, attempting to grow things on my allotment and spending time with friends and family.