Helen is a barrister who specialises in constitutional and human rights law. She has appeared in the Supreme Court, European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the EU and given evidence to Parliament on constitutional issues. In recent times she has been active in campaigns to preserve access to justice, and to enable individuals and civil society organisations to participate in open democratic debate. Helen writes and broadcasts on legal issues. She is a trustee of the Equal Rights Trust, and of Birthrights.
Why are we afraid to judge?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student