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          Helen Smith

          Senior Associate

          Helen is an Associate in the Professional Indemnity team based in the London office.

          Helen has been advising professionals and their insurers in respect of the defence to professional negligence claims for over five years. During this time she has defended a large number of professionals and the majority of her cases have involved firms of solicitors or barristers.

          Recently, she completed an 11-month secondment at Travelers Insurance Company Limited where she gained an invaluable insight into claims handling. She also has experience acting for claimants in a wide range of commercial disputes.

          She defends professionals, particularly solicitors and barristers, against claims for professional negligence. She also advises insurers on coverage issues.