General Counsel, Australia
Helen is the General Counsel for Slater and Gordon, Australia.
An experienced legal practitioner, Helen was admitted to practice in 1995 and commenced working at Slater and Gordon in 2015.
As General Counsel, Australia, Helen has responsibility for managing the in-house legal team (incorporating a dedicated Professional Standards and Risk function). Helen works closely and proactively with the Australian business to manage legal risk, to protect and nourish Slater and Gordon’s brand and reputation, and to navigate the regulatory environment applicable to the various Australian jurisdictions in which Slater and Gordon practices in the promotion of business development initiatives.
Helen is a member of both the Australian Executive and the Senior Management Team.
Prior to commencing at Slater and Gordon, Helen was a commercial partner of law firm Holding Redlich, during which time she gained extensive corporate, commercial and transactional experience on a broad range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, structuring, corporate governance, and fundraising.
Helen has also had almost 10 years’ experience as a director and company secretary of the Australian operations of a Nasdaq-listed entity, IMPCO Technologies Inc.