Helen is a senior associate and head of employment at Mourant Ozannes. She specialises in all aspects of employment law with a particular emphasis on high value, complex dismissals. Helen trained and qualified as an English solicitor in 1998 prior to joining Mourant Ozannes in 2001 when she became instrumental in building the firm's employment practice. Helen qualified as a Jersey advocate in 2008. She is recommended by Legal 500 for complex work on director-level contracts. Helen is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has recently been appointed Deputy Chairman of the Employment Forum, an independent, statutory body which is responsible for consulting and making recommendations on developments in employment law.
Helen also advises on all aspects of data protection law. Helen, together with Mathew Cook, leads Mourant' Ozannes' data protection team and has recently been appointed as legal advisor to the States of Jersey Scrutiny Sub-Panel which is considering amendments to Jersey's data protection law.
Helen also jointly leads the firm's competition law team which advises on all aspects of the Competition (Jersey) Law 2005. Helen has been involved in a number of the applications to the Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority under the merger approval provisions of the law. In addition, Helen and the team have significant experience in other aspects of Jersey's competition regime, including advising on matters relating to possible abuses of dominant positions, anti-competitive arrangements generally and the procedures relating to JCRA's powers to conduct "dawn raids".
Helen also regularly advises on corporate and commercial matters (both contentious and non-contentious) and on business set-up in Jersey including regulation of undertakings and related matters.
Offshore law firms Mourant du Feu & Jeune and Ozannes merged on 1 June 2010 to create Mourant Ozannes, which is now the pre-eminent legal practice in the Channel Islands with unrivalled strength-in-depth and industry knowledge in Jersey and Guernsey.
We are a leading legal practice in the Cayman Islands and have received a number of industry awards.
Mourant Ozannes is one of the largest offshore law firms with approximately 200 fee-earners and 50 partners practising from offices in the Cayman Islands and London, as well as Guernsey and Jersey.
Our clients include many of the world's leading financial institutions, public companies, corporations, fund promoters and private clients. We are chosen regularly to work alongside the most respected international law firms with whom we enjoy deep and longstanding relationships.
Firm Practice Areas
- Banking & Finance
- Financial Services & Regulatory
- Insolvency & Restructuring