Solicitors in Market Harborough

EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS

 

Helen Monson, Senior Consultant Solicitor (Employment Law)

 

Helen specialises in employment law. She can offer support on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters including employment tribunal claims. Helen has enjoyed a high success rate in defending tribunal proceedings for employer clients where the claims related to sex, age and disability discrimination, unfair dismissal and TUPE issues.

The focus of Helen’s approach is on offering prompt, pragmatic and commercial advice in clear language and free of legal jargon. She recognises that understanding clients’ business or individual objectives is a key part of this process.

Recommendations:

Recommended in The Legal 500 Directory for several years and in the Chambers Directory, Helen’s clients have described her as being “quick and responsive”, having “excellent client care” skills and as adopting “a highly commercial outlook”. Helen is also recognised in the Directory of Legal Experts.

Clients:

Helen acts for employers and senior employees. Her clients have included multinational companies in a wide range of sectors, financial institutions, SMEs, family run businesses, educational institutions, charities and senior executives.

Experience:

Helen qualified in 1999. Prior to becoming a Consultant, Helen was a partner and Head of the Employment Team at a Thames Valley law firm for over 3 years. Helen trained in the City and spent 6 years there post-qualification working for a leading boutique employment law firm.

 

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Amanda Heath, Senior Consultant Solicitor (Corporate/Commercial and Employment Law)

 

Amanda is an experienced corporate/commercial lawyer with additional expertise in employment law.  She has a particular understanding of the legal issues affecting SMEs from start up through growth and expansion to ultimate business sale.  Having qualified and worked in the company/commercial department of a top City firm, Amanda then worked in house with major oil companies before spending 10 years as Legal Counsel to a rapidly expanding start up software company.  Amanda handled the ultimate sale of the business.  

 

Amanda has particular expertise in drafting/negotiating commercial contracts, in drafting documents and advising on employment and HR matters, in handling company secretarial requirements (including for overseas subsidiaries) and in handling mergers and acquisitions.  

 

Amanda’s experience ideally places her to provide SMEs with the services of an in-house counsel without having to employ one!  

 

Helen Amanda