Helena Campbell

Associate, Chartered Legal Executive

Helena is an Associate at the firm and a Chartered Legal Executive in the Medical Negligence Department.

Helena has substantial experience in dealing with a variety of both personal injury and clinical negligence claims since 2003 but for the past 5 years has acted exclusively for Claimants who have been victims of medical accident and wish to investigate the poor outcome of their treatment. Helena has vast experience of running cases involving catastrophic injuries, fatal claims, stillbirth and neonatal loss claims in addition to a range of medical negligence cases to trial.

Helena strives to do the very best for her clients, often dealing with difficult and challenging situations whilst maintaining an empathetic approach to her clients. She is known for her ability support families who have suffered significant loss, running her cases efficiently and pro-actively. Helena’s knowledge and understanding of clinical negligence claims and the experience which she has gained is far greater than one would normally expect of someone in her position.

Helena acts for client’s who have been affected by treatment provided by all health professionals. In addition, Helena works hard at creating links with local and national charities in order to support their individual aims. She has a particular skill at supporting charities relating to baby loss and neonatal death and is heavily involved in the stillbirth community. As Helena acts for a number of clients affected by baby loss, neonatal death and child injury, she strives to provide a full rounded support to her clients following such a significant trauma, in addition to the legal advice she provides.

Helena works within the charities team and the armed forces community team and dedicates significant time to ensure her clients from the Medical Negligence department are fully supported.

Helena is an Accredited Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Helena is also an Accredited Mediator qualifying in 2009.

Helena was Charities Director for the Plymouth Junior Lawyers Division in 2016 and was voted in by the board for a further year in 2017 making significant progress for the society.

Helena was named the Plymouth Law Society’s Young Lawyer of the Year 2015 and won the award of Lawyers Monthly Woman in Law 2016, 2017 and 2018 recognising her exceptional contribution to law, the legal community and non-profit organisations.

In addition to her active caseload Helena Campbell also plays a vital role in developing links with local charities and is a Chair on the Board of Trustees and Director for Veterans With Dogs. Helena has also become an Ambassador for the Meningitis Research Foundation, also providing support as a befriender, helping families through all stages following the diagnosis of Meningitis.

Helena enjoys adventures on the coast with her husband and daughter, she is a keen paddle boarder and enjoys upcycling furniture in her spare time and arranging charity events. Helena and her family have also welcomed Bertie the Daschund to the family!

What Helena's Clients Say

“Helena was so committed to the case all throughout and even when I believed that we wouldn’t win she persevered to ensure that we would have a positive outcome. Helena kept me updated all throughout and I never felt that I couldn’t go to her for information, she was so approachable. Thank you.”


“I would definitely recommend Helena Campbell at Wolferstans to deal with a medical negligence case. Wolferstans are very professional and they keep you updated at all times. They always put the client first and will work very hard.”


“Helena Campbell was absolutely amazing. Very patient and did everything she could to make the case go smoothly and that I would get the best I could out of the case.”


“Wolferstans have been excellent from start to finish. Helena has been attentive throughout the whole process and ensured that I was communicated all details making it a less stressful experience, I am very pleased with the outcome of my case.”


“My grateful thanks go to Helena Campbell for her sensitivity, care and understanding in what has been a very difficult time for me.”


“We were so happy with how considerate and professional Helena Campbell and Wolferstans were. It was a very upsetting and stressful journey and they made it as comfortable as possible. This has given us the closure we needed to try and move on. Thank you Wolferstans.”

Mrs R, Basildon

“My grateful thanks go to Helena Campbell for her sensitivity, care and understanding in what has been a very difficult time for me.”


“Helena is a highly able lawyer, efficient and effective in her work. She knows her cases inside out and works hard, and into the night, for her clients.”

Counsel, Outer Temple Chambers

“Helena Campbell helped me through a very difficult time. I found her very confident and reassuring and explained the legal processes to me in great detail. She was also very friendly and made me feel at ease throughout my case.”

Mrs B

“As soon as Ms Campbell took over the reins, the case developed at an accelerated rate….we found ourselves being drawn into the case at a detailed level…turnaround times became significant shorter and she was able to answer our questions and provide responses almost immediately…Our case was complicated…we were very impressed with Ms Campbell’s ability to assess these factors clearly and justify decisions to us. We felt through that Ms Campbell had a genuine compassion for the position we had been put in. We applaud Wolferstans for unearthing such a gem and thank them for allocating Ms Campbell to our case.”

Mr and Mrs W

“I just wanted to say that Helena Campbell has been working on my behalf with a medical negligence claim and I cannot recommend her highly enough! Helena is thoroughly professional in every respect, she has been relentless in her approach and all through this long process she has kept me informed both written & verbally. In short Helena has been a real diamond and she has certainly changed my mind regarding solicitors! I would implore you to contact her at Wolferstans, she does exactly what is on the tin! And you can rest at ease knowing she is covering every base on your behalf…a HUGE thanks Helena!”

Mr H

“Helena Campbell has been dealing with my medical negligence case for the last 24 months. She has created a profession relationship with myself that has allowed easy contact during the case.

Helena has advised and supported the next steps in the case with myself and has taken the correct steps forward. I would highly recommend Helena if a family member needed the same legal care.”

Mrs I

“I am currently a client of Helena Campbell and I can honestly say that without her patience and understanding I would have found an already daunting experience overwhelming. She has gently guided me through, reliving what was a very difficult period of my life. All the time showing great professionalism with an efficiency that gave me confidence that my case is being heard.”

Mrs D

“Helena shows passion and innovation in her work and has rapidly developed her niche as the military specialist in the medical negligence team. Alongside running a busy caseload, Helena has created a network of local charities becoming heavily involved in the community… Helena’s ambition is limitless and she is committed to supporting our Armed Forces, local charities and Wolferstans’ integration with the local community.”

Plymouth Law Society Chair’s Award comments

“Helena is not only a consummate professional in everything she does, but dedicates considerable personal time towards helping others, by supporting, and working with, local charities and Armed Forces in the community. She is selfless and hardworking, giving absolute dedication to helping others without recompense or reward. Helena has a very caring and compassionate nature, and this is clear to all who have contact with her. I could continue with descriptions of Helena’s many other good qualities – her work ethic, her energy, and her creativeness to name just three. Instead I would simply like to say how much we think of Helena”

CEO of Veterans With Dogs

“I have received all the help and support I have needed in these difficult times. Helena and her team at Wolferstans have done their utmost to keep me informed and at east with the entire process”

Mrs L