Helen is a solicitor who joined Deighton Pierce Glynn in September 2021. Previously Helen worked at Duncan Lewis Solicitors, where she worked as a caseworker, trainee solicitor and qualified as a solicitor in March 2021.
Prior to her legal career, Helen worked in the aid sector, assisting humanitarian responses to refugee flows, displaced people, conflict and natural disasters around the world.
Helen represents clients in judicial review claims, focusing on migrant support challenges. She routinely represents asylum seekers and care leavers seeking adequate accommodation and support from the Home Office or Local Authorities.
Helen’s previous experience has included challenging removals and deportations by the Home Office through judicial review, local authority age assessments of age-disputed unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, unlawful detention and study restrictions.
Helen is an accredited Level 2 senior caseworker and supervisor under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.