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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

BRIDGEWAY HOUSE, BRIDGEWAY, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, CV37 6YX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01789 416 400
Fax:
Fax 01789 416 500
DX:
16202 STRATFORD UPON AVON
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

Helen Hughes

Tel:
Work 01789 416 495
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Employment

Position

Legal Director

Career

Helen's clients, who range from SMEs to educational establishments, appreciate her commerciality and common –sense approach to resolution of their issues.

Whilst her practice involves advising on the full range of employment matters, both contentious and non contentious, a particular focus of her practice is in providing support on major re-structures and redundancies, and training HR Teams to proactively manage employment issues.

Education

Helen returned to the firm after having spent nearly four years in the public sector working in house in the education field.


West Midlands: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Shakespeare Martineau LLP is a 'customer focused', 'fully responsive' and 'well managed' practice, whose advice is 'succinct', 'understandable' and 'to the point'. Michael Hibbs  heads the team, and has a key focus on the education, logistics, manufacturing and insurance sectors.  He defended General Dynamics Information Technology against a £72,000 dismissal claim  and advised Liberty Wines on the employment elements of Sogrape's investment in the client. The education-sector focused David Browne  advises on TUPE regulations, restructurings and tribunal claims. Director Tom Long  works heavily in the public sector on contentious matters and provides 'sensible, pragmatic solutions to issues that are communicated effectively and with empathy'. Director Helen Hughes  has a broad experience of employment issues, with notable expertise in handling gender pay gap issues.

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