Helen Young > Debenhams Ottaway > St Albans, England > Lawyer Profile

Debenhams Ottaway
IVY HOUSE
107 ST PETERS STREET
ST ALBANS
AL1 3EW
England

Work Department

Family.

Position

Helen is a partner and the head of the family team. Helen undertakes a wide variety of family work for local, UK and international clients including all aspects of divorce work, pre-nuptial agreements, living together deeds and issues involving children of separating couples.  She specialises in financial disputes and settlements between couples.

Career

Trained at Dowse & Co, London and qualified in 1989; Joined Turner & Debenhams (now Debenhams Ottaway) and made partner in 2004.

Memberships

Advanced Tier of Law Society Family Law Panel; Hertfordshire Collaborative Group (committee member); Hertfordshire Resolution (committee member); National Resolution.

Education

Heathfield Senior High School, Gateshead; Nottingham University (1986 LLB (Hons)).

Leisure

Helen enjoys walking, cycling, reading and football.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

(Leading individuals)

Helen YoungDebenhams Ottaway

The ‘well-established and well-respected‘ family team at Debenhams Ottaway has strength in depth in high-value financial disputes, divorce and separation proceedings involving children, as well as expertise in prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Practice lead Helen Young specialises in complex financial settlements, often involving family businesses and overseas assets. Natalie Lester handles divorce and separation matters involving issues concerning child arrangements. Helen Clyne focuses on sensitive children matters.