About Helen Watson
Helen is Head of the Employment Team and an experienced Tribunal Advocate, Accredited Mediator and Workplace Investigator. Helen is also a Chartered Director and is qualifying this year as an International Boardroom Coach.
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 studied at Abbey Gate School and Abbey Gate College, Chester before completing a Criminology and French at Keele University. She then returned to Chester College of Law to do her Law Finals. Helen has a Masters degree in Industrial Relations and Employment Law. After successfully developing her earlier career at two other law firms, Helen joined Aaron & Partners in early 2007 as a partner and Head of Employment.
Helen is an Honorary Ambassador of Chairman of Claire House Children’s Hospice after serving on the Board for over 11 years, latterly as Chair. Other posts include Trustee at Theatre Clwyd and IoD North Wales Chairman.
Experienced advocate and mediator Helen Watson leads the team.
Helen Watson is ‘very knowledgeable and approachable.’