Helen’s practice covers the full spectrum of employment law and human resources strategy with extensive experience in complex advisory and litigation projects. Helen has particular expertise of working with clients in the financial, tech and professional services sectors.  Over recent years, Helen has guided many banks and solo regulated firms through the complexity of the employment issues related to the introduction of the senior managers & certification regime and on cross over employment and regulatory issues.

Helen’s focus is on strategic matters such as workplace discrimination of a sensitive nature, equal pay, team moves,  boardroom disputes and employment cases involving financial services regulatory issues.  She is also well versed in dealing with industrial relations issues.

She has worked with a number of organisations on the Implication of the General Data Protection Regulation for managing employee data. She prides herself on having a great commitment to client service and finding innovative solutions to employment and human resources issues.  Helen often provides tailored training sessions to meet the needs of her clients.

Helen is a regular speaker and employment conferences and frequently writes for leading publications on employment matters. She also appeared as a panellist on Radio 4’s the “ Bottom Line” and has commented on employment issues on the Today programme, PM and the BBC World Service, most recently appearing on PM in November 2019.

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