Helen Derry is a Partner and Head of the Family Department.
Helen specialises in Family Mediation having become an accredited Mediator in 1999. She also trained to be a Collaborative Lawyer in 2007.
With over 25 years’ practising as a Family Law Solicitor, Helen has gained considerable experience of all aspects of divorce and separation - finances, property, business, farm and pension assets, including Police, Ministry of Defence, NHS and company schemes, and issues relating to children after relationship breakdown. Helen is trained to see children as part of the mediation process.
Helen was responsible for successfully bidding against a number of national organisations for the DWP funded Moving Forward project which provided help and support for separating families. Helen designed, with a leading psychologist, a programme which supported over 2500 people.
Helen is accredited by the Law Society Mediation Panel and Resolution Specialist Panel. She is also a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.