Helen Staines > DAC Beachcroft LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

DAC Beachcroft LLP
PORTWALL PLACE
PORTWALL LANE
BRISTOL
BS1 6NA
England

Work Department

Professional and financial risks.

Position

Helen is experienced in all aspects of professional negligence on behalf of accountants, surveyors, solicitors, brokers and financial intermediaries. Advice to insurers on a broad range of title indemnity claims is also part of Helen’s case load and natural extension of work done for insurers and solicitors in particular. Coverage advice and claims involving dishonesty are part of her regular case load. She also has experience defending local education authorities and schools in contractual and negligence claims. Helen has a particular interest in alternative dispute resolution techniques.

Career

Qualified 1983; Burges Salmon 1986; Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 1991; partner 1992.

Education

Bristol University (LLB).

Leisure

Family life and if that includes some music, reading, wine, gardening, walking, tennis or theatre then that is a bonus.