Claire Brook > Aaron & Partners LLP > Chester, England > Lawyer Profile
Aaron & Partners LLP Offices
5-7 GROSVENOR COURT
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Employment Law Partner
Claire advises a wide range of employers on all aspects of employment law, from recruitment and employment, through to complex dismissals and representation at employment tribunals.
Claire has substantial expertise in contractual terms and policies and human resource issues. In particular, she regularly advises clients regarding sensitive or complex grievance and disciplinary matters. Claire also advises clients regarding TUPE and redundancies (including collective consultation).
An employment tribunal advocate, having won one of the first tribunal cases on age discrimination, Claire has successfully defended large employers in tribunal claims. In addition, she acts for employers in multi-claimant cases.
Claire regularly assists with the production of the firm’s employment law updates and writes features for the GP magazine. She is an active public speaker and has presented at national conferences, she also carries out both external and in-house training courses on topical employment law issues.
Claire studied law, human resource management and Japanese at Keele University. After a spell working in Cumbria, where she qualified as a solicitor, and in the North East, Claire joined Aaron and Partners in July 2005 and became a partner in June 2009.
Aaron & Partners LLP handles a broad range of instructions, focusing on work such as restructurings and employment disputes. The ‘extremely knowledgeable and high-energy‘ Helen Watson, a qualified workplace mediator who has Higher Rights of Audience, heads the practice, which acts for clients in the logistics, education, recruitment, leisure, travel and tourism sectors. The team is seeing an increase in instructions in relation to zero-hour contracts and other atypical contracts, as well as contracts for well-known individuals in the media and sports industries. Another name to note is Claire Brook.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Private client > Agriculture and estates
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the North West
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West
- Private client > Family
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Employment > Employment
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Planning and environment
- Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery