Helen Burness

Helen Burness

HQ Team
Areas of expertise:
Helen is a marketing consultant and works closely with the Board leading on marketing strategy and implementation.

What do you focus on 

I am a marketing consultant with Halebury and work closely with the board across all areas of marketing with a focus on profile.

Tell us about your professional background

I have over 16 years’ of experience working for a range of legal services providers from global law firm Eversheds (now Eversheds Sutherland) to progressive chambers Hardwicke to Halebury itself, where I was Head of Marketing for six years. I love the firm so much I continue to support them as an external consultant! My diverse experience enables me to operate in an entrepreneurial way with the benefit of a more traditional marketing background.

Tell us a bit about your working style and life outside lawyering

I aim to provide straight-forward, accessible, jargon-free and commercial marketing advice. I believe strongly in collaboration and working in a way that is both positive and dare I say it, fun. Outside Halebury I have two young children who keep me busy and a bolthole in the French countryside where we all regularly go to escape hectic London life and to indulge in too much patisserie.

Halebury features in this year’s edition of the Legal 500 for IT / Telecoms and Sport. For IT and Telecoms, the NewLaw firm is ranked in Tier 3. Commentary reads: Halebury’s ‘brilliant’ team includes lawyers with significant in house experience across IT and telecoms sectors and is led by the ‘responsive’ Denise Nurse and Janvi […]
31 October 2018
Halebury has contributed to Juro’s new eBook on legal operations. The book is authored by 14 legal innovators who reflect on their experiences of making the various competencies of legal operations work for their legal team, and for their business. Halebury CEO Denise Nurse contributes on the chapter on vendor management. You can download the […]
16 October 2018