She qualified in dentistry from Glasgow University and worked for several years in general dental practice. She studied law at Strathclyde University and initially worked as a dentolegal adviser in England before returning to Scotland and training as a solicitor. She then spent several years in legal practice, where she specialised in defending clinical negligence claims against doctors and dentists, appearing at Fatal Accident Inquiries and advising and acting for dentists in relation to NHS Tribunals and the General Dental Council, acting for medical and dental defence organisations (including Dental Protection) on behalf of their members. Helen works for Dental Protection as a full-time Senior Dentolegal Adviser based in the Edinburgh office where she is the lead for Scottish Dental Services.
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