Helen Barker has a broad and wide-ranging legal background, and takes up the new role having chosen to specialise in Commercial Property. Her practice will focus on working with businesses and individuals on matters including the sale and purchase of commercial property with associated business for sale, leasehold disposals and acquisitions, and landlord and tenant matters. She has particular expertise within the food and drink sector having worked with many pubs, café and restaurant business owners.
In addition to working with clients on their Commercial Property transactions, she will oversee the Commercial Property team, and help to strengthen local relationships with business owners and professionals.
Hatch Brenner Managing Partner Dawn Parkes commented: “We are all very pleased to welcome Helen to Hatch Brenner. She is a very positive and driven person, and will fit in well. Her broad experience combined with her pro-active nature will be a great asset to the firm.”
Helen added: “I am looking forward to both working with our current longstanding Commercial Property clients, and building new relationships across the city and beyond. Hatch Brenner has an excellent reputation and is a long standing, city centre firm, so I am very pleased to take up this new role. I enjoy being client-focused and can apply my breadth of experience to tailor my service in line with the objectives of my clients. Each transaction is unique and I combine attention to detail with a pragmatic approach to ensure my clients’ business needs are promptly met.”
Helen completed her Solicitor training with Hansells, Norwich, qualifying in 2011. She has previously worked at North Norfolk District Council and most recently Pope Solicitors in Cromer working across departments including Family, Private Client, and Residential and Commercial Property.
Active in Norwich networking, she also enjoys writing industry articles. Outside of work she spends time with her family, and enjoys running, singing, baking, reading, and watching films.