Heleena Waltham

What Heleena can do for you

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 handles her own NHS Resolution Pre-Action Case load which includes daily contact with Trusts, Witnesses and Experts. Simultaneously, Heleena primarily assists Bertie Leigh and Elizabeth Thomas in drafting documents, attending conferences and court, and corresponding with parties.

Main areas of expertise

  • Clinical negligence

The clients she works with

  • NHS Resolution
  • NHS Trusts
  • Medical Defence Union


  • LLB Law with American Law