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Helen Wilkinson Joins Deans Court Chambers

Deans Court Chambers are delighted to announce the arrival of family practitioner Helen Wilkinson, who has joined from Harcourt Chambers in London.

Helen read law at Newnham College Cambridge, graduating in 2005, and was called to the Bar in 2007.

Helen accepts instructions in all aspects of family law and court of protection.

In public law proceedings Helen regularly acts for Local Authorities.  She is also instructed on behalf of parents, relatives, Guardians, competent children, and the Official Solicitor.   She has experience in complex public law cases that involve non-accidental injuries, sexual abuse/exploitation, and international elements.

In private law proceedings, Helen has represented parents, grandparents, and rule 16.4 Guardians.  Helen has experience in international relocation cases, and applications for leave to remove temporarily from the jurisdiction (including to countries that are not signatories to the Hague Convention).

Helen is instructed on a variety of financial relief matters, and has experience in cases involving businesses, interveners, and evidence from forensic accountants.

For more information please contact the family clerks on 0161 214 6000 or at

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