Helen Hughes, Associate Solicitor

Helen is an Associate Solicitor in our child abuse compensation team based in Wakefield.

Tel: 0800 138 4700

Department:
Child Abuse Compensation

Address:
19 Cheapside, Wakefield, WF1 2SD

Email Address:
helen.hughes@switalskis.com

Profile

Helen represents clients in child abuse compensation claims against local authorities and other institutions. She is based at our Head Office in Wakefield. Helen’s approachability and down-to-earth manner are appreciated by clients, and she is also always professional, working hard to help clients gain compensation and achieve justice.

Experience

Helen represents clients in child abuse compensation claims against local authorities and other institutions. She is based at our Head Office in Wakefield. Helen’s approachability and down-to-earth manner are appreciated by clients, and she is also always professional, working hard to help clients gain compensation and achieve justice.

Helen joined Switalskis in June 2013 and has specialised in child abuse compensation cases since 2005. She has been involved in a wide variety of cases, including some large and complex group actions against organisations.

Testimonials for Helen

"Thank you for your help and assistance over these years in settling these matters."

Child Abuse Compensation client

More about Helen

We asked Helen:

Q: What do you love about your job?
A: The thing I love best about my job is helping clients to deal with difficult and sensitive issues – and hopefully helping them to move on.

Q: What drew you to your specialist area of child abuse compensation claims?
A: It is a very interesting area of work, which can be challenging but is ultimately worthwhile.

Q Which of your achievements are you most proud of?
A: From a professional perspective, it’s my academic and career achievements – gaining my degree, completing the Legal Practice Course and qualifying as a Solicitor. From a personal point of view, I’m very proud of being a mum.

Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: A professional, caring and understanding attitude, and a down-to-earth, pragmatic approach.

Q: What do you do when you’re not at work?
A: I love spending time with my family. I also enjoy swimming and reading

To speak to Helen, or any of the Child Abuse compensation team, contact us through the website, or call our free, confidential advice line for victims of Child Abuse – 0800 138 4700