Helen in 60 seconds
Helen has more than 13 years' experience advising clients on a broad range of banking, insolvency and regulatory matters.
She has developed market-leading expertise in regulatory risk and strategy and has extensive experience supporting the financial services sector with the design and implementation of large-scale, complex remediation programs. Most recently, Helen played a pivotal role in the execution and strategic direction of a financial planning remediation program mandated by ASIC, with primary responsibility for overseeing compliance with the regulatory framework.
Helen has acted for financial institutions and government bodies in matters involving customers disputes, regulatory investigations and compliance, inquires and responses to compulsory information requests.
She has also acted on a diverse range of matters in the corporate restructuring, insolvency litigation and security enforcement context. She regularly advises clients on their exposures to distressed companies, debt recovery, workouts, administrations and liquidations and has significant experience acting on cross-border insolvency engagements.
Helen's recent experience includes advising the liquidators of the Octaviar group of companies on all aspects of the liquidation including complex proceedings commenced against a major non-bank lender in Queensland and the USA.
Upon being admitted as an Australian legal practitioner (expected to be in November 2017), Helen Taylor will become a member of the partnership of Henry Davis York. Helen is currently a Special Counsel admitted to practice in England and Wales.
LLB (Hons) (2000)
IPAA's Insolvency Education Program
Prior to joining HDY, Helen spent 8 years working for Addleshaw Goddard LLP in London and advised on corporate insolvency and restructuring matters in the UK.