Helen Horne

Associate

I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT FIGHTING FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN NEGLECTED, WHETHER THAT BE BY CLINICIANS, OR WITHIN THE CARE SYSTEM.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

"From the first time that Helen made contact with me, she has been efficient, sensitive and professional… She is a credit to your organisation and the profession"

I am a serious injury lawyer specialising in clinical negligence claims, and claims for individuals affected by childhood abuse, whether that be sexual, emotional or physical or neglect

I am a member of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers and have been acting for survivors for several years, representing both adults and children by their litigation friends. I have a particular interest in bringing claims against local authorities for failing to remove a child from an abusive family home or foster placement resulting in a psychiatric injury.

Career Highlights
  • Obtained a settlement of £365,000 for an elderly gentleman who was not properly referred, leading to a major stroke and ongoing problems
  • Settled a claim for £220,000 in which the individual suffered a two to three day delay in diagnosing a life threatening infection
  • Negotiated a settlement of £175k for  a client whose shoulder was damaged during surgery
Other Information
  • I joined Foot Anstey in 2007 as a Paralegal and qualified as a Solicitor in 2011
  • Was awarded the Sir George Fowler Prize for the highest level of achievement in the Legal Practice Course