Helen Briant > Trowers & Hamlins LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Trowers & Hamlins LLP
B3 2QD
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Work Department

Commercial Litigation


Helen is a Partner in Trowers & Hamlins’ Dispute Resolution and Litigation team specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration.

She has significant of experience in dealing with complex and often sensitive disputes emanating from private wealth, investments, trusts and estates.

Her work usually has a cross border element and often involves fraud and dishonesty. Her clients are high net worth individuals, business owners, trustees, executors and beneficiaries. Her clients value her commercial and practical approach.

Helen also has a wealth of commercial experience and regularly works alongside businesses to resolve disputes and advise on risk management. Helen regularly speaks at conferences on the subject of risk management and fraud prevention.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

(Firms to watch)

At Trowers & Hamlins LLP, Helen Briant continues to advise on various high value and complex domestic and international private wealth disputes.

West Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Birmingham

(Leading individuals)

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The ‘extremely responsive and helpful’ team at Trowers & Hamlins LLP acts for clients in high-value, complex litigation, handling civil fraud and cyber-related issues, corporate and commercial disputes, group actions, and contentious trusts and probate-linked disputes. ‘Deep thinker’ Helen Briant leads the department, which is also home to ‘stand-out commercial litigation lawyer’ Jamie De Souza, who was promoted to the partnership in July 2022, ‘outstandingLucy James, Harriet Heber, and senior associate Elizabeth Mulley.

London > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

Headed up by Ian Davies, the team at Trowers & Hamlins LLP acts for major charitable funds. The main focus of the practice is on large and innovative charities that raise funds from contracts, or from charging the beneficiaries of services; it also acts for a significant number of housing charitable associations. Sharron Webster provides corporate advice, while Emma Burrows provides employment advice to charities. Helen Briant is another notable member of the practice, who works with a number of charity clients on fraud and other contentious matters.

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

Trowers & Hamlins LLP’s team is engaged by a roster of public, private and third sector clients, routinely acting on cyber fraud, compliance, risk management and investigation mandates. The team, which is home to formidable expertise in respect of freezing injunction applications, is led by Birmingham-based Helen Briant.