Helen is a Special Counsel in the NSW Dispute Resolution & Litigation team at Holding Redlich. Helen has more than 15 years’ experience acting for government clients in the law enforcement, white-collar crime, health, primary industries, education, financial and entertainment sectors. She has also acted for non-government clients in regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, including civil penalty matters.
Helen specialises and has particular expertise in administrative law and has acted on behalf of government clients in judicial review, merits review, equity proceedings, Commissions of Inquiry, regulatory compliance and enforcement investigations in the Federal, Victorian and NSW courts. She has experience in regulatory prosecutions and licensing matters, including making applications for closed hearings and for evidence to be kept confidential. She also has a special interest in white collar crime, fraud and AML/CTF matters.
Helen is skilled at managing both large scale and high-volume litigation and also has significant experience managing teams and supervising junior lawyers and paralegals. Helen has directly instructed Senior Counsel in large inquiries and litigation matters and regularly appears as a Solicitor Advocate.
Helen has acted in a number of high profile disputes and investigations. Some examples of her recent work include:
NSW Law Society Public Law Committee
Australian Institute of Administrative Law
15 February 2024 - Knowledge
#Government, #Data & Privacy
Current privacy laws require agencies to adopt ‘reasonable’ safeguards against unauthorised access, use or disclosure of personal information. What is considered ‘reasonable’ and how can agencies ensure they have sufficient protections in place?
24 January 2024 - Knowledge
#Government, #Data & Privacy, #Property, Planning & Development, #Workplace Relations & Safety
At the beginning of a new year of challenges, we refresh key concepts and skills to arm government lawyers for the year ahead.
21 Feb 24 - Melbourne
The Victorian construction industry is highly regulated with directors and officers of construction companies facing general and specific risks of personal liability for the acts of their companies. In this in-person seminar, partners Ben Marshall, Chris Brodrick and Lachlan Ingram will explore three key areas of concern for directors and officers in the construction industry.
21 Feb 24
In the first instalment of our 2024 Construction & Infrastructure webinar series, partner Christine Jones will round up the significant decisions from 2023 concerning the NSW Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and forecast what's to come in the new year. The one-hour online session will review last year's key changes to the Act, delve into the latest adjudication statistics and explore potential trends for 2024.
22 Feb 24 - Sydney
One of the few things we can rely on is change. Our annual NSW Government lawyers CLE intensive returns as an in-person CLE day, offering a range of topics and CPD core units. This year’s program invites us to filter through the noise and refresh key concepts and skills necessary for the year ahead.