Instructing Helen Rodger

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Helen joined chambers in October 2021 following successful completion of pupillage. During pupillage Helen was supervised by Craig Carr, Gareth Weetman and Susannah Johnson.

Helen is building a practice across all chambers’ areas of expertise, appearing in the Crown Court, County Court and Family Court regularly.

Helen has gained experience during pupillage representing families in the Coroners’ Court, including inquests into the deaths of disabled adults in hospital and individuals with mental health difficulties. Helen is keen to build her practice in the Court of Protection and is currently instructed on behalf of Local Authorities and family members in cases involving welfare decisions.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Helen worked at the Infected Blood Inquiry supporting the counsel team’s investigations into Government decision-making relating to infected blood products since the 1970s. Helen was involved in drafting Rule 9 requests to former government ministers and NHS officials, and understands how public health inquiries work.

Helen also worked as a youth advocate at a legal charity supporting vulnerable children and young people with immigration, homelessness, social care and criminal justice issues.

Helen holds a First Class degree in History from UCL, where she received the top result in exams in her first and final years. Helen completed the GDL and BPTC at City Law School.

Scholarships and Awards

  • Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple
  • City University Academic Scholarship
  • Winner of UK Environmental Law Association Moot
  • Honourable Mention for best advocacy at the Vis International Arbitration Moot
  • UCL Pollard Prize
  • UCL History Prize

Instructing Helen Rodger

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