Helen Freeman

Helen has specialised in clinical negligence claims since 1998. She deals with a wide range of substantial claims including spinal and head injuries and high value birth injury claims. Helen provides training to trusts on claims management, advise on a wide range of healthcare issues and represents clinicians at inquests. She also handles employer’s liability cases involving asbestos injuries.

Helen joined Hempsons in 2002 with a background in Claimant clinical negligence claims. In 2005, she obtained a masters degree in healthcare law and ethics. Helen became a partner in 2011 and leads a team of experienced litigators.

Main areas of expertise

  • Clinical negligence
  • Healthcare advice & ethics
  • Inquests

Clients she works for

  • NHS foundation & acute trusts
  • NHS Resolution

“…maintains a strong focus on spinal injuries, head injuries and birth injuries claims.” (Chambers UK 2011)

“Helen Freeman impresses commentators with her adept handling of her caseload.” (Chambers UK 2010)