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Helen Farr


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Helen is a partner in the firm’s employment group and a member of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime group. Her practice covers the full spectrum of employment law and human resources strategy.  

Helen has a broad client base with particular expertise within the financial and professional services sectors. She focuses largely on strategic matters such as workplace discrimination of a sensitive nature, equal pay, team moves and boardroom disputes. Helen is also well-versed in dealing with industrial relations issues.

Helen has extensive experience in the application of TUPE and has advised on a variety of TUPE transfers including business acquisitions, mergers, private sector outsourcing and PPP/PFI projects within the private and public sectors.

Helen is advising organisations on the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for managing employee data. She was featured in City AM in May 2018 discussing if companies have underestimated the impact of GDPR. Helen will be speaking at GDPR Summit, organised by Henley Business School, on 25 June in London to discuss employee rights under the GDPR. Helen has also been quoted in The Lawyer on GDPR related issues.

Helen prides herself on having great commitment to excellent client service and finding innovative solutions to employment and human resources issues. She often provides tailored training sessions to meet the needs of her clients. She is a regular speaker at employment law conferences and frequently writes for leading publications on employment matters. Helen was named in the Reward 100 for 2017, for her expertise in employment law and for being an influential leader in the field. 

Prior to joining Fox Williams, Helen was a partner at a London based Top 20 firm.

Helen has been quoted in the Financial Times and Ignites Europe in July 2018.

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