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Helen is a Commercial and Technology Legal Director with expertise spanning the digital, telecoms, transport, healthcare and retail sectors. She qualified at Osborne Clarke in 2015. She advises on commercial transactions, supply chain arrangements, marketing and customer communications, strategic partnerships and the exploitation and management of intellectual property.

Helen brings a pragmatic, highly commercial and solution-focused approach to her legal practice. She assists companies, investors and management teams in relation to the full range of B2B and B2C arrangements. Drawing on first-hand experience from previous roles both in industry and as in-house legal counsel for a major telecoms operator, she understands the importance of balancing legal risk against commercial opportunity and works with her clients to realise their commercial objectives.

In 2023, Helen was recognised as a Rising Star for IT and Telecoms in the Legal 500. Prior to her career in law, she worked in marketing and contracts management roles in both charity and private sectors. She is a member of the Society for Computers and Law and of the Law Society.

Away from the office, Helen’s key passions are movement and wellbeing. She teaches yoga and martial arts, and is rarely happier than when in the Alps with her snowboard.

Expertise

  • Commercial contracts
  • Intellectual property
  • Technology, media and telecoms
  • Consumer law
  • Marketing law
  • E-commerce
  • Data protection

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Helen Dobson is capable of closing in depth frameworks within the telco sector.

Legal 500

2024

Helen Dobson is great at spotting issues that apply to my company that may not be relevant to other clients due to the nature of my business and my customers

Legal 500

2024

Helen Dobson has good business acumen on licensing and understanding what topics can be struck out as irrelevant for the business.

Legal 500

2024