Helena advises on insurance and reinsurance regulatory matters (including with respect to M&A, Solvency II, IDD, licensing requirements, governance issues and ESG), assisting life and non-life insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries.

She is also an expert in anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing matters (advisory and regulatory enforcement), as well as matters relating to the register of beneficial owners and the register of trusts and fiducies. Helena also advises on general regulatory matters in the banking and financial sector, focusing on licensing requirements and M&A.

She regularly holds conferences on various regulatory related topics in Luxembourg and is a member of working groups at Luxembourg level (Association des Compagnies d’Assurance – ACA in particular). Helena regularly publishes articles on regulatory topics (anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing in particular).

Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Helena worked for nearly 8 years in another Luxembourg law firm, advising on general regulatory matters in both the insurance & reinsurance and banking & financial sectors.



Avocat à la Court admitted to List I of the Luxembourg bar


Master 2 in European economic and regulatory law, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg, 2014

Master 1 in English and French law, the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, 2013

LLB in French and English law from King’s, College London, 2013

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.