Heleena Waltham

Heleena joined Hempsons in September 2017 upon completion of her LLB Law with American Law degree from the University of East Anglia, graduating with an upper class second degree. During her time at UEA, she spent a year studying in Houston, Texas, at South Texas College of Law, and completed a five-month internship for Harris County Public Defender’s Office in Downtown Houston. Heleena was also awarded Best Overall Advocate for UEA’s US Mooting Competition 2017.

Before starting at Hempsons, Heleena completed various placements and work experience at national law firms.

Heleena now works as a paralegal, assisting in drafting documents and undertaking legal research.

Main areas of expertise

  • Clinical negligence

The clients she works with

  • NHS Resolution
  • NHS Trusts
  • Medical Defence Union


  • LLB Law with American Law