Helen Wheddon

Helen Wheddon

Partner

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Helen trained and worked with Rooks Rider before joining Stevens & Bolton LLP in 2007. She became a senior associate in 2008 and a partner in 2013. Helen heads the real estate disputes team. 

Helen specialises in all aspects of property related disputes and acts for a wide range of clients including large corporate occupiers, investors and developers as well as individuals.  Her experience covers all areas of landlord and tenant work (including lease renewals, breach of covenant claims, dilapidations), contractual claims arising from dealings with land, development issues including restrictive covenant claims and rights of light. Helen also advises on the impact of insolvency on property interests for landlords and tenants, as well as advising insolvency practitioners on managing the property aspects of an insolvency situation for the best outcome. 
 
Helen will advise on the appropriate way to deal with a particular dispute, whether through litigation or some alternative means of settlement, including mediation. She is a member of the Property Litigation Association and is also a member of the firm's cross departmental insolvency group. Helen contributes to articles and lectures, with recent articles in Property Week and Retail Week.

Helen has been praised in Chambers UK 2015 for being an “exceptionally good solicitor - she knows what she's doing”. In Chambers UK 2017, a source describes her as  “extremely pleasant and knowledgeable,” while another interviewee highlights her “sound advice and consideration.”

 

exceptionally good solicitor - she knows what she's doing

Chambers UK

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