Helen Bishop

Helen Bishop

Helen Bishop is a consultant solicitor having qualified in 1999. She studied law at Southampton University and then went on to Guildford College of Law to obtain her professional qualifications. She completed her training at a leading south coast firm in Southampton in 1999 and continued to work for in the family department until 2003, when she relocated to Berkshire.

Helen practises exclusively in family law and is experienced in divorce, financial settlements, Private Children Act matters, cohabitation disputes and pre-nuptial agreements. She has particular interest in the resolution of financial matters, and has wide experience with cases ranging from modest assets to those of more complexity and higher value. Helen is a member of Resolution and firmly believes that cases can be dealt with through constructive negotiation.

Helen is Chair of Governors to a primary school in Hampshire and is passionate about children’s welfare. She is the author of “Jack” which is an illustrated fiction book to help children deal with the issues that arise as a result of parental separation. Helen has also written articles for Resolution and ‘wikivorce’ and has appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss the impact of the Children and Families Act 2014.

Read what clients say:

“Most people will resort to the law and legal advice in times of crisis. Divorce is no different and to the average person its an unknown entity. Helen’s support over the past 18 months has been simply amazing.  So Knowledgeable and always there with advice and guidance on the process as well as  setting expectations on time scales even if they appeared excessive and never ending. Helen was able to explain all the forms and to reassure me when the court even asked for clarifying questions. I have finally survived the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending Helen as an experienced pair of hands to guide you through the Divorce process.”

“Helen has been helping me with a less than typical situation. Her expertise and attention to detail is exceptional. I have worked with other solicitors in the past, and Helen is by far the best I have ever worked with. I would not hesitate in recommending Helen in the future. Thank you Helen!” AF – client


“Helen and counsel were both brilliant. They are wonderful ladies and I am so grateful for all your help and advice. You have a wonderful firm there and work with compassion and professionalism.

I honestly couldn’t have done this without you all. It’s a scary process and you all made it easier and treated me with kindness and compassion when I needed it most. You should be proud of the integrity and honesty that you and your company work by. It’s rare to find these days. I felt like you were on my side and not just because I was a client but because you believed in me and knew that I deserved to see my children. I didn’t feel like a number or “just another job”. You all cared and that’s so important. I would recommend you to anyone.” LE – client



Direct: 01235 425504

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