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Helena Berman

T: +44 20 7809 2196 Email Helena | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Pension litigation

Pension litigation

Pensions dispute resolution

Pensions dispute resolution

Chambers UK 2016 - Notable practitioner in pensions litigation

Chambers UK 2016 - Notable practitioner in pensions litigation

Helena Berman Partner

Contact details

Helena Berman

Helena Berman
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2196 Email Helena | Vcard Office: London

With over 20 years’ experience in complex high value pensions and contentious trust disputes, Helena is recognised as a leading industry figure. She is regularly called upon by clients and peers for opinion on some of the most complex contentious issues.  Helena acts for corporates, trustees, financial services firms, financial institutions, insurers and private individuals.  
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Helena has acted on a number of high profile reported cases and has successfully challenged orthodox thinking on important issues such as the law of limitation and construction of trust documents. Helena is particularly adept at defending trustee advisers in professional negligence claims and she continues to surpass client expectations, reflected in the fact that she was shortlisted for “Client Partner of the Year” at the Lawyer Awards 2015. Helena is considered an expert on construction and rectification of trust documents. She is also experienced in acting where trustees have fraudulently misappropriated trust assets and advising trustees who find themselves drawn into UK matrimonial proceedings.

Helena is ranked as a leading individual in Pensions Litigation in Legal 500 and a Notable Practitioner in Chambers & Partners (UK). She sits on the Pensions Litigation Committee of the Association of Pensions Lawyers and is regularly asked to speak at industry leading conferences and to contribute to industry publications.

Highly regarded with "relentless determination" and an "ability to think outside the box when developing a defence."

Chambers UK 2017

Awards

Pension litigation

Pension litigation

Pensions dispute resolution

Pensions dispute resolution

Chambers UK 2016 - Notable practitioner in pensions litigation

Chambers UK 2016 - Notable practitioner in pensions litigation

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Stephenson Harwood boosts commercial litigation practice with two new partner hires

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