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Employment - The South
"She was very professional but also kind, caring and understanding of the situation." "She was conscientious; I actually felt like she cared and wanted the right result rather than just to win."
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Helen has an enviable and loyal base of both corporate and individual clients. She runs a full service employment practice acting for corporate clients, SMEs and owner managed businesses. Helen is well known for providing accessible and effective advice. She is highly valued for her experience and pragmatism. She enjoys working closely with clients as an extension to the in-house team to cut through the complications of employment and HR legal issues. Experienced in all employment law issues including change management and restructuring, TUPE, disputes, dismissals, settlement agreements and day to day issues arising during employment (eg disciplinary, performance, bonus and incentive arrangements), competition from ex-employees and team moves (post termination restrictions, garden leave) and all aspects of tribunal work. She advises senior executives on hire and fire scenarios which gives her a broader understanding of the dynamics of the employment relationship.
Masons 1988-92, Simmons & Simmons 1992-95, Shadbolt LLP 1995-2010 (partner from 1998), Stevens Bolton LLP (partner) 2010-13, Boddy Matthews Limited (co-founding partner) 2013 to date.
Law Society, England and Wales; Employment Lawyers Association; European Employment Lawyers Association; Affiliate Member of the BFA; EWIF.
Lectures on employment law issues; conducts bespoke training programmes.
University of Warwick (LLB Hons).