Helen Taylor is a banking and finance lawyer based in Sydney.
Helen has extensive experience advising on banking, insolvency and regulatory matters in the UK and Australia.
Helen has developed market-leading expertise in regulatory risk and strategy and has extensive experience supporting the financial services sector with the design and implementation of large-scale, complex remediation programs. Most recently, Helen played a pivotal role in the execution and strategic direction of a financial planning remediation program mandated by ASIC for one of the big four Australian banks, with primary responsibility for overseeing compliance with the regulatory framework.
Helen has acted for financial institutions and government bodies in matters involving customer disputes, regulatory investigations and compliance, inquires, and responses to compulsory information requests.
She has also acted on a diverse range of matters in the corporate restructuring, insolvency litigation, and security enforcement context. She regularly advises clients on their exposures to distressed companies, debt recovery, workouts, administrations and liquidations, and has significant experience acting on cross-border insolvency engagements.
Helen's experience includes advising the liquidators of the Octaviar group of companies on all aspects of the liquidation including complex recovery proceedings commenced against a major non-bank lender in Queensland and the USA.