Helen leads the pro bono practice at Allen & Overy. She manages the firm’s wide range of pro bono matters and develops its partnerships with charities, social enterprises, NGOs and the clients they serve. The focus of the pro bono practice is on access to justice, human rights, social finance and impact investment and international development. Since 2012, Helen has delivered an award-winning programme that provides free legal advice and representation to hundreds of individuals who would otherwise be unable to afford it.
At Allen & Overy, Helen is an executive committee member of the firm’s global Human Rights Group and its Social Finance and Impact Investment Group. Helen is also a member of the Allen & Overy Foundation London and Global Grants Committees, acting in an advisory capacity on access to justice matters.