Helen Kay – Head of Corporate and Commercial Panetta McGrath Lawyers


Helen Kay is a highly accomplished solicitor with over 13 years post qualification experience running her own legal practice and working within top tier commercial law firms in the UK and Western Australia.

Helen is admitted in three jurisdictions and, as well as working for many years in private practice, has also worked in‑house for an international property developer.

Helen works with a range of clients across different industry sectors, including small and medium sized businesses and landlords. Prior to joining Panetta McGrath, Helen had run her own successful commercial legal practice and won a number of awards in the process, including ‘Most Innovative Business’ awarded by the ECU Faculty of Business and Law in 2013 and the HSBC Premier City of Wanneroo ‘Best New Business of the Year’ Award in 2012.

Helen is a strong believer in accessible and easy to understand legal advice, clear communication, and in building sustainable business relationships.


Commercial Law

Shareholders and Partnership Agreements
Terms of Trade/Terms and Conditions
Supply and Distribution Agreements
Intellectual Property Advice
General Contractual Advice

Buying & Selling Businesses

Review or Preparation of Business Sale Agreements
Lease Reviews
Assignments of Lease

Commercial Property

Agreements and Offers to Lease
Lease Renewals, Variations and Extensions
Subleases, Licences and Shared Premises Agreements
Office and Retail Leases


I have known Helen for several years and have referred friends and clients to her. Helen always gets rave reviews and I have no hesitation in sending people her way. Helen has also presented to my business owner mentoring group and they were very impressed with Helen’s easy to understand, no jargon style. I will continue to refer to Helen because I know people will get great service, expert advice and be well looked after.

John Denton
Business Owners Board

For more information on how Helen can assist you, contact:
Panetta McGrath T 08 9321 0522 F 08 9321 0622 Helen Kay hkay@pmlawyers.com.au
ADA House, Level 2, 54–58 Havelock Street West Perth WA 6005 PO Box 29 West Perth WA 6872

Business Owners Board is pleased to have Helen Kay as one of its guest presenters. Business Owners Board (BOB) is a confidential group of business owners who form an advisory Board of up to 15 members and meet once per month, for four hours, to review the performance of their own business and assist other to develop theirs. It is restricted to the owners of the business only.


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