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Our approach is to provide empathetic yet robust representation for our clients, ensuring fairness, respect and good communication between ourselves and our clients.

Helen Alder

Contact Helen on 03300 245750

Helen is a Solicitor Advocate and a Director of A&N Care. Helen has been qualified since 2002 and has a particular specialism in representing families where drug misuse is a feature. Helen can represent parents, children and extended family members in Care Proceedings and has a renowned reputation for handling complex matters.

Helen has been qualified since 2002, prior to her being a solicitor she was a Drug and Alcohol misuse social worker in Rotherham which provided her with a sound knowledge of the complex needs of clients with drug and alcohol concerns. She has also represented clients with a number of complex medical conditions resulting in care proceedings.

She is a member of the Law Society’s Childrens Panel and can therefore represent children in care proceedings as well as being a qualified Solicitor Advocate which acknowledges her specialist experience in representing clients at court.

Helen specialises in the following areas:
  • Care Proceedings
  • Adoption
  • Grandparents Rights
Assisted by Donna

Donna Shaw

Donna is the Personal Assistant to Helen Alder and Julie Richardson. Donna has worked with Helen since 2002.

She is known to many already and has established relationships with Guardians, experts and clients.