Helen Murdoch

Associate Solicitor
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Helen Murdoch is an Associate Solicitor in the Occupiers and Public Liability department, having joined the firm in August 2013.

When asked about the role, Helen said, “I enjoy fighting for injured people and ensuring that they always have a voice during the claims process. I want to ensure that they receive the maximum amount of compensation for their injuries and I’m grateful that I can do a job that makes a difference to someone’s life.”

Helen specialises in OL/PL, which includes a wide variety of claims including highways accidents, cosmetic claims, accidents at school, accidents on a premises and product liability. Helen also deals with Equality Act claims, foreign accidents and claims where there may also be an employer’s liability element to the claim.

Helen strives to make a real difference in her work, explaining: “I am empathetic and understanding as to what clients are going through. I always try to put myself in their shoes to understand the impact that an accident has had on them. I am a good listener and I take pride in my work.”

Prior to starting work at Express Solicitors, Helen completed an LLB Law degree at Manchester Metropolitan University and completed a part time LPC at the University of Sheffield.

Helen started at Express Solicitors in the New client team in August 2013 and has since progressed impressively through the firm from Litigation Assistant, Litigation Executive, Trainee Solicitor, Assistant Solicitor and then promoted to an Associate Solicitor in September 2018.

 

Published Articles

Exceptional circumstances: an escape from fixed costs?

Read Helen’s blog

What evidence do you need when you trip?

Helen currently resides in Sheffield.

Outside of work Helen enjoys keeping active. Helen is Vice captain of the firm’s netball team; she also does gymnastics and has started doing yoga.

In addition, Helens enjoys hiking and expresses this as being the “happiest when I am outside and close to nature. I also enjoy cooking and experimenting with new recipes and new cuisines.”

Helens Favourite quote is by J.K Rowling, “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”