Areas of Expertise
Dual-qualified in the USA and UK, Helen has vast knowledge and experience in business acquisitions and disposals, investment rounds, MBOs, restructuring and other corporate work.
She acts for start-ups and SME companies, partnerships, entrepreneurs, investors and shareholders.
For the first eight years of her career, Helen worked at international firm Shearman & Sterling. Prior to Devonshires, Helen was a Partner at Gannons Solicitors.
- London College of Law – 1995 – LPC (commendation)
- Manchester University 1991 – 1994 – LLB (hons) 2.1
Helen is a keen netball player and occasional triathlete.
Qualified Solicitor (admitted 1998)
Qualified New York attorney (called to the bar 2002)
Mike Sargeant, Chief Finance Officer at Twig
Mike Sargeant, Chief Finance Officer at twig, commented: “I was very impressed with the entire Devonshires team’s execution capabilities and level of care. I have no hesitation in recommending Helen and Prasan for acquisitions”.
Investment round of £8.5m for Social Value Portal led by Mercia alongside existing investor Beringea.
Acquisition by Twig Group of Mobi Market in a deal worth over $10m. Twig Group is the fastest growing European fintech, providing an array of financial services rooted in circular economy principles.
Capital Reduction Demerger of a property development business owned by two brothers with a value in excess of £7m. The matter had become contentious with a splitting of the business seen as the only way to proceed. I advised the company on the most efficient means of restructuring the business to achieve this.