Bannermans Lawyers

Helen Kowal

Helen Kowal
Special Counsel

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Prior to joining Bannermans, Helen worked in many areas of general legal practice including general commercial, conveyancing, personal injury, criminal law, employment law and commercial litigation.

Helen was admitted as a solicitor in NSW since 1994 after completing her studies through the Legal Practitioners Admission Board and then proceeded to obtain her Master of Law degree through the University of Sydney.

Since August 2010, Helen has been working at Bannermans Lawyers and is now Special Counsel working in the Construction and Strata Teams. Helen conducts proceedings in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Local Court of New South Wales and in the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales.

Helen's area of practice include:

  • Breach of contract
  • Building Defects claims
  • Collective Sales and Redevelopment under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 and Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
  • Dividing Fences Act Claims
  • Drafting of Building Contracts and ongoing management of building rectification works
  • Drafting of Superintendent/Project Management Agreements
  • Easements
  • Retaining wall disputes
  • Strata disputes
  • Trees (Disputes between Neighbours) claims


  • Master of Laws (University of Sydney) 2000
  • Diploma of Law (LPAB) 1994
  • Member of Law Society of NSW