Helen Franklin

Helen has worked in medical negligence for over a decade and specialises in cerebral palsy, erb’s palsy and amputation claims. She also has experience with cases involving compartment syndrome, delay in diagnosing fractures and/or nerve damage and cases that fall within the Fatal Accident Act.

Helen is listed in Legal 500 UK 2021 and 2022 as a ‘Rising Star’ in Clinical Negligence and is recognised as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in Legal 500 UK 2023 and 2024. She is also a member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme

Helen was promoted from Senior Associate to Partner in April 2022.


  • Bar Vocational Course and was called to the Bar in 2007
  • Graduate Diploma in Law from Nottingham Law School
  • BA (Hons) in Modern and Contemporary History from the University of Ulster (including a placement year at the University of Waterloo, Canada)