Date of Call: 2018
Helen joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2023, after successful completion of her pupillage under the supervision of Nigel Cholerton. During her pupillage and since joining Chambers, Helen regularly practices in Employment Law and Family Law, with a particular interest in Children work and Matrimonial Finance.
Alongside her busy practice, Helen is active in the wider legal community. She is particularly passionate about access to justice and completed her pupil pledge with Advocate to take on pro bono work in her second six months of pupillage.
Helen was called to the Bar in 2018 with a ‘Very Competent’ and grades of ‘Outstanding’ in Cross Examination, Immigration, Resolution of Disputes Out of Court and Drafting.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Helen worked full-time as an Assistant Legal Officer for the Free Representation Unit, running her own caseload, as well as supervising the student volunteers with their matters. Prior to this, Helen worked as a legal caseworker for Advocate, the Bar’s pro bono charity.
Family: Care & Children
Public Law / Care and Adoption Proceedings
During pupillage, Helen gained experience observing counsel acting for Local Authorities, Guardians and parents. She has seen multi-day fact finding and final hearings and had exposure to emergency protection orders, interim care orders and represented a client in a discharge of care order application.
Private Law Children: Contact and Residence disputes under the Children Act 1989
Helen regularly represents applicants and respondents in applications made under Section 8 of the Children Act 1989. Helen has experience in applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Special Guardianship Orders.
Helen has represented clients from initial hearings through to contested final hearings. This includes matters involving domestic abuse, vulnerable parties, allegations of parental alienation, and those which have required the involvement of the Local Authority and/or Children’s Guardians.
Domestic violence & injunctions
Helen frequently represents both applicants and respondents who are involved in Family Law Act 1996 proceedings. She has extensive experience in applications for non-molestation orders and occupation orders, including where those applications are linked to Children Act 1989 proceedings.
During Helen’s pupillage, she had significant exposure to matrimonial and financial work with her supervisor. Helen now regularly appears for applicants and respondents at First Appointments, Financial Dispute Resolution hearings and Final Hearings concerning financial provision, including interim and final applications.
Employment & Discrimination
Helen has gained extensive employment law experience when previously working for the Free Representation Unit. This involved advising and representing clients in tribunals on issues such as: unfair dismissal, unlawful deduction of wages, breach of contract, holiday pay, discrimination, and National Minimum Wage issues.
During pupillage at No18 Chambers and now tenancy, Helen has a growing employment law practice and accepts instructions in all aspects of tribunal work.
In July 2023, Helen appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal pro bono and was successful in having the appeal dismissed: The Sports PR Company Ltd v Ms Valentina Londono Cardona  EAT 110.
Helen is developing her experience in multi-day hearings and recently represented a Claimant in a 5-day trial dealing with disability discrimination (including a reasonable adjustments claim and a claim under s.15 Equality Act 2010).
Chancery and Commercial
Helen is building her experience in cohabitation and TOLATA claims, as well as Inheritance Act matters.
Helen represents clients at possession hearings and injunction applications. Helen was recently successful in obtaining an urgent injunction to prevent nuisance or annoyance. Helen has been successful in representing Claimants by obtaining an urgent injunction to prevent nuisance or annoyance, as well as obtaining outright possession due to a Defendant’s significant anti-social behaviour.
BPP Law School 2018: Bar Professional Training Course, (Very Competent)
University College London 2017: Masters of Law, Human Rights specialism (Merit)
City University London 2016: Graduate Diploma in Law, (Commendation)
University of Birmingham 2015: BA Hons English and American Literature, (High 2:1)
Middle Temple (Young Barristers’ Association)
South Hampshire Junior Lawyers Division
Free Representation Unit
Best Team Orals in the Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot (Eric E. Bergsten Award) 2018
Top mark in ‘Asylum, Deportation, Detention and Extradition’ module (BPTC) 2018
BPP Advocacy Scholarship (BPTC) 2017
Semi-finalist in the ESU National Mooting Competition 2016
Publications / Seminars
Helen writes for the Financial Remedies Journal, she summarises new cases and judgments for the website, email updates and published journal.
Helen has given many talks on access to justice and pro bono work. Events have included the Target Jobs Pupillage Fair, at UCL’s Centre for Access to Justice and the Property Bar Conference.
Outside of Chambers, Helen enjoys yoga and has been practising it for over five years. She also enjoys hiking and travelling.
Ms X v Mr Y  EWHC 3170 (Fam) (11 December 2023)
Supreme Court rules Deliveroo riders not entitled to collective bargaining: how this judgment on a judicial review challenge crosses over into employment law.
No.18 Chambers Welcomes Helen Moizer as a Tenant (2018)
Helen Moizer successful in the EAT: The Sports PR Company Ltd v Ms Valentina Londono Cardona:  EAT 110
Nigel Cholerton reported in CC v LC  EWFC 52
Helen Moizer, is taking part in the Pupil Pledge with Advocate
Chat GPT: legal decision making and consideration of its reliability
Appeal allowed as participation directions not considered for vulnerable party
Helen Moizer (2018) is available to accept instructions as of 3rd April 2023
Court of Appeal due to hear child’s ‘failure to remove’ claim under the Human Rights Act.