Helen is a civil and criminal litigator and has experience in advising on insurance matters, contractual and construction disputes.

Prior to joining Gilbert Walker, Helen worked as a Crown prosecutor, conducting criminal and regulatory prosecutions and civil proceedings to restrain and forfeit assets. She has also worked alongside government clients, advising on resource management, health and safety, and maritime law.

Helen has regularly appeared as sole counsel in both the District and High Courts, and as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal.

Helen received a number of university prizes, including a Faculty of Law Dean’s Academic Excellence Award and First in Course Awards in both her Law and Arts degree, including her Honours Seminar Paper.


  • LLB (Hons) / BA (Auckland)

  • Admitted to the Bar in 2017