Helen Franklin

Helen has worked in medical negligence for nine years 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 SchemeHelen was promoted from Senior Associate to Partner in April 2022.


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