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Helen Watson

Head of Employment Law

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About Helen Watson

Helen is head of the Employment team and an experienced advocate and accredited mediator.

She has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, including negotiating and drafting, TUPE disputes and large scale redundancies, trade union disputes, discrimination and harassment cases, and Employment Tribunal representation. Helen undertakes all of her own advocacy at tribunals and gained higher rights of audience in 2005.

Helen was at Abbey Gate School and Abbey Gate College, Chester before studying criminology and French at Keele University.  She then returned to Chester College of Law to complete her Law Finals. Helen has a Masters degree in industrial relations and employment law. After successful spells at two other law firms, Helen joined Aaron & Partners in early 2007 as a partner and head of employment. She is currently studying to complete her Chartered Director exams this year.

Helen is also a fully qualified Workplace Mediator and Investigator.

Helen has been Chairman of Claire House Children’s Hospice for the last 6 years and a board member for 10 years.  Other posts include Trustee at Theatre Clwyd and IoD North Wales Chairman.

Helen Watson is listed as a recommended individual for Human Resources – Employment – North West.

Helen Watson is listed as a recommended individual for Human Resources – Employment – Elsewhere in the West Midlands.

Legal 500

Practice head Helen Watson has ‘excellent legal skills, clarity of advice and superb client care’.

Experienced advocate and mediator Helen Watson leads the team.

Legal 500

Helen Watson is ‘very professional’.
Helen Watson is ‘very knowledgeable and approachable.’

Legal 500

I really appreciate the fact that if it hadn’t of been for your keen assistance, the result of a much greater settlement wouldn’t have been achieved, to assist me on my new venture as a role at [Company].


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