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Senior employment lawyer joins Theatr Clwyd board

17th July, 2018

Helen Watson, Head of Employment Law at Aaron & Partners LLP, has taken up an invitation to become a Trustee of both the Trust Board and the Main Board

Theatr Clwyd has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of an experienced employment law solicitor to support its vision of being at the forefront of theatre making in the UK.

Helen Watson, who heads up Chester-based Aaron & Partners’ Employment Law team and is also the Chair of the Institute of Directors North Wales, has joined the board of the Mold venue following an invitation from Artistic Director, Tamara Harvey.

As a registered charity, she joins up with the theatre as a trustee of both the Trust board and the main board and will play an active role in supporting its work in the community and promoting the future of the arts.

Helen said: “It’s a real privilege to be joining the board of Theatr Clwyd. It’s a cultural hub in this region and a world-class theatre with incredible productions, a great location and wonderful people, so I was delighted to accept the invitation to join the team.

“There is work to do, but I hope I’ll be able to put my skills and experience to good use because this is an absolute jewel in the crown of North Wales.”

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey said: “We’re thrilled that Helen has accepted our invitation to join the board. It’s a real coup for us to have someone of her caliber and stature on the team. We’re one of the UK’s leading production theatres and we’ve got some really big ambitions for the future, but we rely heavily on the support and experience of our board members and governors. Helen’s knowledge and acumen will be immensely valuable to us.”

Aaron & Partners LLP is a top 200 law firm, employing more than 120 staff across its three offices, in Chester, Shrewsbury and Manchester and provides legal services to those who own, run or invest in businesses.

Aaron & Partners’ key areas of advice include company and commercial law, dispute resolution and insolvency, commercial property law, employment law, regulatory, planning and environmental law, as well as matrimonial and wills, trusts and tax work.

The firm has sector specialisms in finance and banking, professional practices, warehousing and logistics, transport, pharmacy, licensing, academies, planning, energy, renewables, minerals & mining, waste management and agriculture.

For more information on the services provided by Aaron & Partners, visit

Picture Captions:
Helen Watson from Aaron & Partners (centre) with Liam Evans-Ford (left) and Tamara Harvey (right) from Theatr Clwyd

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