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Top Lawyer is Finalist of Chester Woman in Business Awards

26th April, 2013

Aaron & Partners LLP’s Helen Watson has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at the Chester Women in Business Awards 2013.  She has been nominated for Chester Business Woman of the Year Award and the Chester Woman in Charity Award.

Helen, who heads up the Employment Law department, plays a key role in the management of Aaron & Partners, Chester’s largest firm of solicitors, as she studies for a Ph.D in Employment Law with a particular specialism in discrimination at Glyndwr University, Wrexham.

She is also current Chair of North Wales Institute of Directors and the Vice Chair of the Trustees of Claire House Children’s Hospice and it is Helen’s numerous business achievements that have been recognised by the Chester Woman in Business nomination.

Helen is also delighted to have been nominated for the Chester Woman in Charity award after her continued and tireless fundraising for Wirral-based charity Claire House.

Helen’s extensive charity work has seen her organise and participate in many events, including the Aaron & Partners Masquerade Ball; a 350km cycle ride in five days across rugged terrain in India as well as participation in various half marathons and the London marathon.

Helen’s endeavours have raised tens of thousands of pounds for her charities and she succeeds in these pursuits whilst being a single parent to her seven-year-old son.

To continue her good work, Helen is entering the London to Paris Bike Ride in July this year and will be cycling across Cuba in May 2014 to raise money for both Claire House and Women v Cancer.

Helen says of her achievements, “It is wonderful to be acknowledged for the hard work I put into my professional career as well as for the fundraising I do to raise awareness and much needed money for these wonderful charities.

“It is the support and encouragement of my colleagues at Aaron & Partners that makes it possible for me to achieve the success I do professionally and to carry out the charitable work. Without their support I would not be able to undertake the challenges I do.”

Helen will find out, along with the other finalists, who the successful winners are at the awards ceremony luncheon at the prestigious Bolesworth Classic on 30th May.

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