Chisholm, Helen

Senior General Counsel

Helen is a highly-regarded adviser on constitutional and administrative law, with particular expertise in environmental and natural resources law. She advises Australian Government agencies on complex statutory interpretation issues and legislative reform.

She has worked closely with clients on major legislative reform projects in environmental law, employment law, health law and maritime law. She has advised on cooperative Commonwealth–State initiatives in areas including environmental law, and advises Commonwealth clients on First Nations legal issues.

Helen’s outposted roles have enhanced a strong focus on client service and she is the Client Service Manager for the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.