Helen Brander has extensive experience in all aspects of family law and specialises in family finance, inheritance and probate disputes, and disputes concerning children. She is able to advise, assist and provide representation at any stage of proceedings and welcomes requests for initial advice. She is a firm believer in the benefits of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and early neutral evaluations / non-court dispute resolution appointments, and is a trained arbitrator under the IFLA (Children) scheme.
Clients have described Helen as well-prepared, articulate, firm, incisive and yet approachable, sensitive and considerate. She is qualified to accept instructions on a direct public access basis.
Helen has a professional interest in the application of family law in Italy and Germany, the experience of expatriate Britons in those countries, and their nationals living in England and Wales.
“[The client] was really boosted by the fact that she felt listened to and taken seriously, she was really very grateful to you for your excellent preparation and robust representation. It was a real pleasure to work with you, I look forward to the next time.” (Solicitor)
“I forgot how good you are until I saw you in action today! I will be calling your clerk when I have a good case for you to help with!” (Opponent’s solicitor)
“Simply absolutely fantastic!” (Solicitor)