Helen is a volunteer caseworker at PILU and has been working here since September 2017.

Helen predominantly works on Freedom of Information requests to public authorities.

Responses from these requests can provide valuable information, which shapes many of the cases PILU work on. Helen also deals with Subject Access Requests and has been securing police files for the undercover policing inquiry.

Helen assists the lawyers in various aspects of public law. This may be researching specific points of law or working on Judicial Review cases. Helen has specifically assisted on a Judicial Review challenging the Home Office’s policy to deport rough sleeping EEA migrants and another challenging the sell off of a town hall.

Helen is interested in human rights and the importance of using the law as an effective tool for social change. She is currently completing her Bar Professional Training Course at BPP Holborn and aspires to gain pupillage in 2019.

She is member of the following organisations: