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Helen Boddy

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Boddy Matthews Limited

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Employment and HR Legal support


Partner specialising in Employment and HR Legal support. Runs a full service employment practice acting for substantial corporate clients, SME's and owner managed businesses on all aspects of employment work. Helen is well known for providing accessible and effective advice. She enjoys working closely with clients as an extension to the in-house team to cut through the complications of employment and HR legal issues. Experienced in all employment issues including change management and restructuring, corporate support, TUPE, disputes, dismissals, settlement agreements and day to day issues arising during employment (e.g. disciplinary, performance, bonus and incentive arrangements), competition from ex-employees and team moves (garden leave etc) and all aspects of tribunal work. She also advises senior executives on hire and fire scenarios which gives her a broader understanding of the dynamics of the employment relationship.


Masons 1988-92, Simmons & Simmons 1992-95, Shadbolt LLP 1995-2010 (Partner from 1998), Stevens & Bolton LLP (Partner) 2010-2013, Boddy Matthews Limited (Co Founding Partner) 2013 to date.


English and French 


Law Society of England and Wales, Employment Lawyers Association, European Employment Lawyers Association, Affiliate Member of the BFA, EWIF

South East: Human resources

Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Leading individuals

Helen Boddy - Boddy Matthews Limited

Within: Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Boddy Matthews Limited is 'a niche practice with a skilled team' that can provide the full range of employment and HR services for corporate clients and senior executives. It helps clients with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters including dismissals and also assists with settlement agreements and TUPE cases. Helen Boddy, who heads the practice, 'stands out for her excellent work'. Harriet Hutchinson takes on a range of both contentious and advisory work and the team is further enhanced by the experienced consultant Michal Stein.

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