Helen Burnside
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Helen Burnside

Senior Associate - LLB (Hons)., BA (Hons).

Helen graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2010 with first class honours in both her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts and was admitted to legal practice in May 2011.

Helen initially worked for two years in an insurance law firm in Perth, specialising in insurance litigation. After spending a year abroad, Helen joined MDS Legal in December 2013. 

Helen practises in commercial litigation and has considerable experience in high-level actions that have either been the subject of court hearings or alternate dispute resolution. She has dealt with matters in Western Australia’s major courts, including the Supreme Court, District Court and the State Administrative Tribunal and regularly appears as counsel.

Her areas of specialisation include property law, business litigation, trusts disputes, real estate matters, consumer litigation and competition law. 

Helen also provides clients with practical and effective commercial advice, often with respect to complex issues, designed to protect the client’s interests and minimise the risk of litigation. 

Helen has presented a number of seminars and training programs to corporations and institutes.

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