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Mrs Helen Brooks
Helen is a partner in the Mayfair office, specialising in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. She is a Tribunal specialist and has particular expertise in business reorganisations (TUPE and redundancy), business protection (confidentiality and restrictive covenants) and all aspects of discrimination and whistleblowing. She also advises senior executives at the start and/or end of their employment/partnership arrangements. Over recent years, Helen’s employer clients have included Sports Direct, Atos, Arqiva, Arab National Bank, Shawbrook Bank, US Embassy, various asset management and private wealth organisations, tech start-ups and some charitable/not for profit entities such as National Army Museum and Quit.
Trained: Frere Cholmeley Bischoff
Year qualified: 1996
Year made partner in present firm: Joined Doyle Clayton as a partner in November 2015
Helen trained as a High Court litigator and early in her career, she represented high profile clients such as Richard Branson (working alongside George Carman QC) and Roger Moore. In 1999, she joined the Employment team at Charles Russell, where she established particular expertise in Employment Tribunal litigation and was promoted to partner in 2006. After 14 years at Charles Russell (seven as a partner), she spent two years at Goodman Derrick LLP before joining Doyle Clayton in November 2015.
Employment Lawyers Association (ELA), European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), ELLINT (Employment Labor Lawyers International)
Universities and colleges attended: University of Essex, Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg
(Degrees and qualifications with years attained): English and French Law LLB (2:1) 1992, Diploma in French Legal Studies 1991