Helen was described as "approachable and calm" in the 2016 Legal 500 directory. She focuses on converting academies having experience of single, multi and umbrella conversions for community, foundation and faith schools. Helen advises on school construction projects, including academies procuring their own contractors. Helen also provides advice to schools more generally on day to day issues arising in the education sector including information law.
Helen trained and practised in local authorities for five years before joining Schofield Sweeney. Upon qualification Helen specialised in commercial contracts, procurement and projects including delivering a number of Building Schools for the Future Schemes.
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