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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 > Employment > Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

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Helen BoddyBoddy Matthews Limited

Boddy Matthews Limited‘s department head Helen Boddy is praised as a ‘very competent legal adviser‘, and has a diverse client base, advising corporates, SMEs, owner-managed businesses and senior executives on a wide range of employment issues including recruitment and termination issues, confidentiality work, restructurings and redundancies. Boddy has particular expertise in advising clients on TUPE issues. Michal Stein was recently promoted to senior associate, strengthening the team’s employment law abilities with her extensive experience working in top City firms.