Helen in 60 seconds
Helen has extensive experience in providing corporate insolvency and restructuring advice to a broad range of banks and other financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, distressed companies and creditors.
Helen has 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.
Helen has developed market leading expertise in regulatory risk and strategy from advising financial institutions on their compliance with regulatory obligations. Most recently, she has played an integral role in the strategic management of one of Australia’s largest review and remediation schemes for a Big 4 Australian Bank.
Upon being admitted as an Australian legal practitioner (expected to be in October 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.