Helen Boddy > Boddy Matthews Limited > Reigate, England > Lawyer Profile

Boddy Matthews Limited

Work Department

Employment and HR Legal support


Helen has an enviable and loyal base of both corporate and individual clients. She runs a full service employment practice acting for corporate clients, SMEs and owner managed businesses. Helen is well known for providing accessible and effective advice. She is highly valued for her experience and pragmatism. 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 law issues including change management and restructuring, TUPE, disputes, dismissals, settlement agreements and day to day issues arising during employment (eg disciplinary, performance, bonus and incentive arrangements), competition from ex-employees and team moves (post termination restrictions, garden leave) and all aspects of tribunal work. She 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

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Commercial boutique Boddy Matthews Limited has ‘an approachable and modern team’ and has recently assisted clients with corporate integrations following mergers, commercial contracts, and brand protection and license models. ‘Industry champion’ Kate Matthews is highly regarded for her franchising expertise, and ‘stand-out partner’ Helen Boddy has experience in assisting corporate clients with reorganisations, restructurings and business sales.

South East > Employment > Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

(Leading individuals)

Helen Boddy –Boddy Matthews Limited

The employment team at commercial boutique Boddy Matthews Limited in Reigate fields ‘specialists in the field’. The ‘unique’ practice regularly advises corporates, SMEs and owner-managed businesses on all aspects of employment law and also assists senior individuals with exit packages and settlement agreements. Heading up the team is Helen Boddy, who assists corporate clients and senior executives with contracts, exits, reorganisations and employment relations, and stands out for her ‘exemplary’ work and demonstrates ‘dedication, candour and honesty’.