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Helen Briant

Helen Briant

Partner โ€“โ€“โ€“ Birmingham

Helen is a partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Commercial Litigation department and specialises in dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration.  She has been involved in a wide range of different areas of dispute resolution including contractual disputes, corporate disputes, fraud and dishonesty, misappropriation of funds, cross border litigation and arbitration, breaches of restrictive covenants, disputes arising within trusts, and contested probate.

Her clients are a mixture of businesses, public sector bodies, charities and private individuals.  Her particular focus is international litigation and arbitration, disputes in the engineering and manufacturing sector and contentious trusts and probate matters including Beddoe relief.  Helen has also advised in connection with injunctive relief, mediation and judicial review.

Helen has also experience in regulatory matters including acting for individuals in circumstances where their professional bodies have sought to withdraw their professional qualification. She has also acted as an Interim Manager for the Charity Commission and assisted on other similar appointments. 

In addition, Helen has acted for a number of public sector bodies advising on a wide range of issues including Inquests and procurement challenges.

Legal 500 2014 recognised Helen as "one of the best in the business".