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Helen Coutts

Helen Coutts Barrister Bridgeside Chambers

Qualifications: LLB
Admitted: March 2012
Barrister Sole 2021



Mobile: +64 27 312 4992


Level 5
77 Hereford Street
Brother House

PO Box 3180
Christchurch 8140

Helen has been with Bridgeside Chambers since its inception in April 2006.  More recently she worked as assistant counsel to Jonathan Eaton QC before his appointment as a Judge of the High Court.  She has appeared as junior counsel in a number of high-profile cases including serious fraud, murder and other serious violence, sexual and drug offending.  She also has experience in traffic offending and assisting in regulatory prosecutions (Work Health and Safety, Internal Affairs, IRD, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Primary Industries) and professional disciplinary proceedings.

Helen is currently the Secretary of the Canterbury Branch of the Criminal Bar Association and is a member of the New Zealand Bar Association Criminal Committee.