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Helen Dickie

Legal Director


Career & Experience

Helen has extensive experience in the full spectrum of real estate disputes, working for a range of commercial clients including institutional landlords, household-name occupational tenants, and developers. Helen has a particular focus on the retail sector, and extensive experience in telecoms, having spent five years immediately prior to joining Foot Anstey working in-house for two of the UK’s largest telecoms operators. During that time she had conduct of a significant portfolio of litigation, including the first appealed case under the Electronic Communications Code. Through both her private practice and in-house experience, Helen has experience in a range of Courts, including the Court of Appeal.

Helen spent a number of years practicing in the City, and has conducted a number of reported cases, both at first instance and on appeal, including the largest reported residential enfranchisement case and a key case on landlord’s consent, as well as a significant number of recent telecoms cases.

Helen is known for tenaciously pursuing commercial and practical solutions to disputes, and has had excellent results using mediation and ADR.

Outside of work, she enjoys running, playing netball and spending time with her family.

People

Helen Dickie

Legal Director


Career & Experience

Helen has extensive experience in the full spectrum of real estate disputes, working for a range of commercial clients including institutional landlords, household-name occupational tenants, and developers. Helen has a particular focus on the retail sector, and extensive experience in telecoms, having spent five years immediately prior to joining Foot Anstey working in-house for two of the UK’s largest telecoms operators. During that time she had conduct of a significant portfolio of litigation, including the first appealed case under the Electronic Communications Code. Through both her private practice and in-house experience, Helen has experience in a range of Courts, including the Court of Appeal.

Helen spent a number of years practicing in the City, and has conducted a number of reported cases, both at first instance and on appeal, including the largest reported residential enfranchisement case and a key case on landlord’s consent, as well as a significant number of recent telecoms cases.

Helen is known for tenaciously pursuing commercial and practical solutions to disputes, and has had excellent results using mediation and ADR.

Outside of work, she enjoys running, playing netball and spending time with her family.

Expertise

  • During in-house role was at the forefront of case law development under the new Electronic Communications Code
  • During in-house role developed a mediation strategy which unlocked 50+ lease renewals;
  • Successfully acted on first ever appeal of a decision under the Electronic Communications Code (EE v Duncan)

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