Helen McGowan

Helen McGowan

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Helen McGowan is a member of the Hogan Lovells Commercial and FinTech teams and has extensive experience advising clients on a range of commercial and regulatory matters. 

Helen supports her clients in structuring and negotiating complex commercial transactions, and has particular experience advising on multi-jurisdictional arrangements including outsourcings, procurement, supply and distribution contracts, joint ventures and partnerships. Helen also advises on the commercial aspects of corporate matters including private M&A transactions.

Helen has broad industry experience including e-commerce, finance and insurance, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, and the professional services sector, with particular focus on technology contracts and related matters within those sectors. Her key clients include Brown-Forman, McKinsey & Company, Inc., AXA, Ford Credit Europe and Mars. 

Education and admissions


L.P.C., BPP University Law School, 2010

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University Law School, 2009

M.Sc., London School of Economics, 2008

B.A. (Hons), University of Oxford, 2001

Representative experience

Ford Credit Europe with respect to the outsourcing of their European vehicle financing services, drafting and negotiating key outsourcing agreements across multiple jurisdictions.

A global insurance company regarding a strategic collaboration and partnership arrangement with a leading technology company for the development of a global healthcare platform.

A leading international online retailer with respect to the restructuring of its European procurement arrangements for supplies of business critical equipment and services.

Brown-Forman with respect to the design and build of an e-commerce sales channel, including drafting and negotiating outsourced fulfilment contracts and associated regulatory advice.

Mars and Brown-Forman in relation to various UK and international manufacturing, supply, distribution and logistics and storage arrangements.

Advising a leading multinational FMCG company on their implementation of new intra-group supply and distribution structure.

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