Helen Thurkettle Partner
Helen Thurkettle Partner


Helen Thurkettle

Helen Thurkettle is a partner in RK’s Dispute Resolution Group with 22 years’ experience in handling commercial litigation disputes.

She deals with all forms of commercial litigation although has largely built her reputation handling banking & finance, real estate and construction litigation.

Helen was involved in a number of high profile professional negligence cases relating to real estate lending during the 1990s including Mortgage Express v Bowerman and Platform Home Loans v Oyston Shipways. She has successfully concluded many individual and managed professional negligence claims arising out of losses suffered on residential and commercial real estate lending transactions.

Helen handles all types of professional negligence claims, including both defending and pursuing construction professionals such as architects, engineers and construction managers, and also deals with accountant and broker negligence claims.

She deals with property and title issues, complex and contested repossessions, and fraud. Helen has a wealth of experience dealing with other lender litigation issues such as shortfall recoveries, title disputes, title insurance, enforcement of guarantees, subrogation claims and mis-selling.