Ms Helen Murray
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws Accredited Specialist Property, Law Society of New South Wales
Helen is currently a partner at the national law firm, Sparke Helmore. As a practising solicitor for over 35 years, Helen approaches her work with the highest level of professionalism, integrity, pragmatism, and with due consideration of community and reputational aspects.
In her role, she has acted for the State and Local Government, global corporations, utilities, leading private developers, and Newcastle families and individuals. She is committed to pro bono work and is directly involved in many of her firm’s charitable and community initiatives.
Helen has advised in major land portfolio strategic management, transformation, and regeneration. She is aware of the challenges that come with the ownership of a substantial land portfolio, including the need for risk mitigation, compliance, and the necessity for clear and effective decision processes around proposed dealings with land and the ongoing capital and maintenance costs.
She has previously served on the board of a local financial institution with a focus on governance, risk management, and compliance to allow the institution to maintain a strong and positive reputation with the regulators, its members, and the community.